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