American-Coach Touch Up Paint
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Find Your American-Coach Color and American-Coach Paint CodeOften, you can call American-Coach and see if they can tell you where to look for your American-Coach color code. Ask them if they know the PPG or Dupont paint formula number if there is no color code. If you have any paint information, please fill out our contact form with your American-Coach paint information.
Sometimes the American-Coach color code is well hidden! Some vehicles do not have color codes so contact us with as much information as you can. We often can make these American-Coach colors.
How To Repair Damaged American-Coach Paint With American-Coach Touch Up Paint
By following these American-Coach paint repair directions, you can make your American-Coach paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use American-Coach spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your American-Coach for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your American-Coach with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched American-Coach paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying American-Coach Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your American-Coach with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your American-Coach.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your American-Coach
If you have an unpainted surface on your American-Coach, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before American-Coach touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the American-Coach paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your American-Coach at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the American-Coach touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed American-Coach paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply American-Coach Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply American-Coach touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of American-Coach touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the American-Coach 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 American-Coach paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the American-Coach touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired American-Coach Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the American-Coach touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up American-Coach 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 American-Coach Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your American-Coach 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 American-Coach. Apply rubbing compound to your American-Coach 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 American-Coach touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best American-Coach touch up paint results, let your American-Coach's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
American-Coach Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other American-Coach Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your American-Coach with touch up paint, you need to decide which American-Coach paint repair products to order. American-Coach touch up paint pens are great for small and quick American-Coach paint jobs, while American-Coach spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. American-Coach basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many American-Coach paint chips to fix.