Land-Rover Touch Up Paint
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Find Your Land-Rover Color and Land-Rover Paint Code
Later model Land Rovers paint codes are on the drivers door jamb. Older models are typically under the front hood on the radiator support. Not the easiest to find, but once you know the color code format, it is not too difficult.
The typical color code format is:
which corresponds to:
LRC961/HAF Epsom Green Clearcoat
You may see either LRC961 or HAF. Both refer to the same color.
Same Color Code, Different Name
Land Rover, 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, LRC961/HAF, above we call Epsom Green Clearcoat . It could also be called Freen Clearcoat, Light Mist Clearcoat, etc. depending on what the marketing department decided to call it.
How To Repair Damaged Land-Rover Paint With Land-Rover Touch Up Paint
By following these Land-Rover paint repair directions, you can make your Land-Rover paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Land-Rover spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.
1. Prepare Your Land-Rover for Touch Up Paint
Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Land-Rover with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Land-Rover paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.
2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Land-Rover Touch Up Paint
Remove all traces of rust from your Land-Rover with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Land-Rover.
3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Land-Rover
If you have an unpainted surface on your Land-Rover, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Land-Rover touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Land-Rover paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Land-Rover at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Land-Rover touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Land-Rover paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.
4. How to Apply Land-Rover Touch Up Paint
You are now ready to apply Land-Rover touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Land-Rover touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Land-Rover 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 Land-Rover paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Land-Rover touch up paint to dry.
5. Protect Repaired Land-Rover Paint with Clearcoat
Make sure the Land-Rover touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Land-Rover 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 Land-Rover Paint Shine
Rubbing compound will help your Land-Rover 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 Land-Rover. Apply rubbing compound to your Land-Rover 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 Land-Rover touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Land-Rover touch up paint results, let your Land-Rover's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.
Land-Rover Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Land-Rover Paint Products
Once you are ready to repair your Land-Rover with touch up paint, you need to decide which Land-Rover paint repair products to order. Land-Rover touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Land-Rover paint jobs, while Land-Rover spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Land-Rover basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Land-Rover paint chips to fix.