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