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