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