Yamaha Touch Up Paint
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How To Repair Damaged Yamaha Paint With Yamaha Touch Up Paint
By following these Yamaha paint repair directions, you can make your Yamaha paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Yamaha spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Yamaha for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Yamaha with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Yamaha paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Yamaha Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Yamaha with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Yamaha.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Yamaha
If you have an unpainted surface on your Yamaha, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Yamaha touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Yamaha paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Yamaha at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Yamaha touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Yamaha paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Yamaha Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Yamaha touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Yamaha touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Yamaha 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 Yamaha paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Yamaha touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Yamaha Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Yamaha touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Yamaha 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 Yamaha Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Yamaha 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 Yamaha. Apply rubbing compound to your Yamaha 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 Yamaha touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Yamaha touch up paint results, let your Yamaha's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Yamaha Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Yamaha Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Yamaha with touch up paint, you need to decide which Yamaha paint repair products to order. Yamaha touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Yamaha paint jobs, while Yamaha spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Yamaha basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Yamaha paint chips to fix.