Peterbilt Touch Up Paint

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We sell Peterbilt touch up paint pens, Peterbilt spray paint and other Peterbilt touch up paint products.

Find Your Peterbilt Color and Peterbilt Paint Code

Peterbilt Touch Up Paint Colors for Peterbilt Paint Repair Often, you can call Peterbilt and see if they can tell you where to look for your Peterbilt 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 Peterbilt paint information.

Sometimes the Peterbilt 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 Peterbilt colors.

How To Repair Damaged Peterbilt Paint With Peterbilt Touch Up Paint

By following these Peterbilt paint repair directions, you can make your Peterbilt paint shine again! For more detailed instructions, including how to use Peterbilt spray paint, see our Directions for How To Apply Touch Up Paint.

1. Prepare Your Peterbilt for Touch Up Paint

Make sure the temperature is over 50 degrees F, then wash the damaged paint on your Peterbilt with soap and water. Use a wax and grease remover on the area. Placing masking tape around your scratched Peterbilt paint will help protect the surrounding auto paint.

2. Repair Rusted Areas Before Applying Peterbilt Touch Up Paint

Remove all traces of rust from your Peterbilt with 220 grit sandpaper or a wire brush. Then use rust converter and apply it to the rusted area of your Peterbilt.

3. Apply Primer Before Painting Your Peterbilt

If you have an unpainted surface on your Peterbilt, like bare metal or plastic, apply primer before Peterbilt touch up paint! Apply several thin coats of primer to the Peterbilt paint you are going to repair. Only apply a small amount of primer to your Peterbilt at time. Let the primer dry, overnight if possible, before applying the Peterbilt touch up paint. Once dry, lightly sand the primed Peterbilt paint area with #220 grit sandpaper followed by #600 wet and dry sandpaper.

4. How to Apply Peterbilt Touch Up Paint

You are now ready to apply Peterbilt touch up paint to your car. Apply several thin coats of Peterbilt touch up paint to build up the damaged paint area to the same depth as the surrounding surface. Let the Peterbilt 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 Peterbilt paint dry overnight, it will be dry. If temperatures are below 70 degrees F, allow additional time for the Peterbilt touch up paint to dry.

5. Protect Repaired Peterbilt Paint with Clearcoat

Make sure the Peterbilt touch up paint you applied earlier is dry. Apply several thin coats of clearcoat over the touched up Peterbilt 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 Peterbilt Paint Shine

Rubbing compound will help your Peterbilt 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 Peterbilt. Apply rubbing compound to your Peterbilt 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 Peterbilt touch up paint. Use circular strokes while applying even pressure to the surface. Buff with a clean cloth to a high gloss. For best Peterbilt touch up paint results, let your Peterbilt's finish dry for thirty days and then apply a good quality automotive wax.

Peterbilt Touch Up Paint Pens, Spray Paint, and Other Peterbilt Paint Products

Once you are ready to repair your Peterbilt with touch up paint, you need to decide which Peterbilt paint repair products to order. Peterbilt touch up paint pens are great for small and quick Peterbilt paint jobs, while Peterbilt spray paint is better for repairing larger areas. 2 oz. Peterbilt basecoat paint bottles work well if you have many Peterbilt paint chips to fix.

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