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