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