Should I polish after touch up paint?

How long before you can polish touch up paint?

So, it really depends on the actual paint and curing technique used, but if the job was done by a professional, generally you most likely should be able to polish the paint after 48 hours (provided the above conditions are met).

Should I put clear coat over touch up paint?

Don’t use clear coat touch-up paint.

You can’t apply a clear coat with a brush, it’s much too thick. … Clearcoat needs to be sprayed, and it isn’t necessary for the very small area that you’d be using touch-up paint for. PaintCraft recommends Dr. Colorchip touch-up paint.

When should I wax touch up paint?

Wait overnight until the touch up paint is OK for waxing. Do not go over the touch up paint as hard as you might over the rest of the vehicle for the first waxing.

Can you wax car after touch-up paint?

You’ll want to let the paint fully cure before waxing your car, especially if you’ve repaired a patch of road rash, or had larger chip repairs – bigger than ¼” in diameter. … If you really need to wax it sooner than a week, and your repairs were small chips, wait at least a day (longer is better).

Do touch up paint pens work?

As mentioned previously, these touchup pens work flawlessly with surface scratches on your car’s paint which means that only scratches have breached the clear coat. Car paint touch up pens will not work with paint chipping on quarter panels or bumpers.

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