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