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