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