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