This paint product from factory has clear on it and for best results we recommend it be re-applied. This pen color touch up paint is used for covering deep discolored scratches, chips & paint defects caused by impact of an object where color coats are completely removed and/or left paint transfer behind that is impervious to solvent & is to thick to remove using cream cutting agents.
Color Tips & Tricks: This is not the correct kit for metallic paint if you want the correct color. Clear + Color is the correct paint kit for factory metallic paint . Did you know that many scratches can be removed without color just by using the clean-up, blemish remover & clear gloss. It is often thought that color is needed for all scratches. If the scratch is distinctly discolored then the color will be definitely needed. Best way to tell is to wet the scratch with clean up, if it disappears when wet then use the clear to remove the scratch. If primers are removed and permanent repairs are desired we recommend primers be re-applied.
1) Clean damaged areas with a cleaning agent using clean-up Prep-it or alike.
2) Shake paint pen color contents well.
3) Remove cap and discharge the initial amount to rubbish by pressing the pen down in an upright position and squeezing the pen body slightly.
4) Checked the color is correct?
5) Apply 1 or 2 coats of Color only to the fully discolored areas of damaged paint where the paint layers including the color coat has been completely removed. Note: If either bare metal or plastic is visible it is recommended for permanent repairs the primers be reapplied.
6) Allow 3 minutes drying time in between coats in good weather.
Color Pen Tips & Tricks: If you have impact residue (paint transfer) that did not come off with solvent or blemish remover, apply one or two coats of color directly on only the discolored area. Do Not apply touch up color On Good Paint. Apply The Paint Only Where Missing. Apply Factory Clear Over Metallic Colors. For Permanent Repairs Apply Primer. Weathered Steel Apply Stop Rust & Metal Primer.
Automotive Touchup Paint sends original perfectly matched colour from a global paint company that manufactures the paints of Mercedes-Benz and other classic popular brands. (Axalta Group Of Companies - Standox)the company is Globally renowned. The colour that is sent to you is an exact match to your vehicle original paint and if in an extraordinary situation that we find that it is not the exact match you are covered by our exact match guarantee and our business will replace the colour at our cost or provide a refund. Rest assured that by using the exact match genuine auto color provided, along with the complete scratch removal products supplied in the kit will perform the job of removing and/or camouflaging all scratches, paint chips and blemishes as shown in our comprehensive video tutorial, it is highly recommended to all users of our car touch up products that these How To paint & repair video and text Master tutorials be viewed prior to applying any paint products to ensure the outcome is successful. Always test your products in an inconspicuous area before commencing touch up repairs.For recipients of our Automotive touch-up paint products.
The vehicle may have had previous paint repairs and an aftermarket paint colour product was used.
Your vehicle has faded paint (this is one of the most common occurrences where paint is not matched exactly, we guarantee to match to the vehicles original paint color, as you would be aware, fading of paint is common where vehicles have had sun exposure, matching to each individual vehicle based on how much fading has occurred as you would understand is virtually impossible) however, the team at cartouchuppaints.com.au has continually offered their services should you bring your vehicle into the shop to have the colour-matched to the faded paint colour as a courtesy to yourself.
Poor application of the paint products. (this is once again a common occurrence if our online video tutorials are not viewed prior to applying the product) .