Infiniti Touch Up Paint
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Find Your Infiniti Color and Infiniti Paint Code
Infiniti codes are easy to find as they are always on the drivers door jamb. Some require getting pretty low on the drivers door jamb so you can read them, but the code is easy to read and understand.
The typical color code format is:
AX6 corresponds to Redline Clearcoat.
Same Color Code, Different Name
Infiniti, like all manufacturers, uses the exact same color across many models and then will have a different color name for each model. It's the same paint! This is why the color code is so important to order the correct paint.
For example, AX6 above we call Redline Clearcoat. It could also be called Red Clearcoat, High Performance Clearcoat, etc. depending on what the marketing department decided to call it.
How To Repair Damaged Infiniti Paint With Infiniti Touch Up Paint
By following these Infiniti paint repair directions, you can make your Infiniti paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Infiniti spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Infiniti for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Infiniti with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Infiniti paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Infiniti Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Infiniti with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Infiniti.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Infiniti
If you have an unpainted surface on your Infiniti, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Infiniti touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Infiniti paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Infiniti at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Infiniti touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Infiniti paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Infiniti Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Infiniti touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Infiniti touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Infiniti 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 Infiniti paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Infiniti touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Infiniti Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Infiniti touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Infiniti 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 Infiniti Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Infiniti 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 Infiniti. Apply rubbing compound to your Infiniti 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 Infiniti touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Infiniti touch up paint results, let your Infiniti's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Infiniti Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Infiniti Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Infiniti with touch up paint, you need to decide which Infiniti paint repair products to order. Infiniti touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Infiniti paint jobs, while Infiniti spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Infiniti basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Infiniti paint chips to fix.