Maserati Touch Up Paint
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How To Repair Damaged Maserati Paint With Maserati Touch Up Paint
By following these Maserati paint repair directions, you can make your Maserati paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Maserati spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Maserati for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Maserati with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Maserati paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Maserati Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Maserati with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Maserati.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Maserati
If you have an unpainted surface on your Maserati, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Maserati touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Maserati paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Maserati at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Maserati touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Maserati paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Maserati Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Maserati touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Maserati touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Maserati paint dry for ten to twenty minutes between coats. After the final coat, let the paint dry thoroughly before applying a clearcoat layer. Usually if you let the Maserati paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Maserati touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Maserati Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Maserati touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Maserati paint, drying for ten to twenty minutes between each coat. Let the clearcoat dry overnight, or longer if temperatures are less than 70 degrees F.
6. Use Rubbing Compound to Make Your Maserati Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Maserati touch up paint repair become smooth and shiny like the original paint. Let the clearcoat dry for at least three days, then use rubbing compound on your Maserati. Apply rubbing compound to your Maserati paint with a clean, soft cloth like an old tee shirt, but not wood products like paper towels. Place a small quantity of rubbing compound on the area where you applied Maserati touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Maserati touch up paint results, let your Maserati's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Maserati Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Maserati Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Maserati with touch up paint, you need to decide which Maserati paint repair products to order. Maserati touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Maserati paint jobs, while Maserati spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Maserati basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Maserati paint chips to fix.