- Eastwood Rat Rod Matte Clear Quart Kit
Eastwood Rat Rod Matte Clear Quart Kit
Item #12458 ZP Rat Rod Matte Clear
Some project rods just won't look finished until you've put on that distinctive, matte car paint finish. Our Rat Rod paint is the only way to go! This premium 2-component topcoat system is blended with top-quality raw materials and advanced composition coatings technology. Superior to acrylic, alkyd and lacquer coatings. Eastwood's single-stage urethane paints hold their gloss longer and won't yellow.
- 1-quart Rat Rod Satin Clear Automotive Paint
- 8-fl.-oz. Activator required (included in 12458)
- Catalyzed urethane for unsurpassed durability
- Highly resistant to UV rays, chemicals, chips
About Eastwood Rat Rod Matte Clear Quart Kit
Sure, some like to "drive her in primer", or opt for a quick "rattle-can" paint job, but this activated, single-step acrylic urethane Rat Rod car paint is a smarter and much longer-lasting choice! Mix 3:1 with activator; no further reduction required.
Use this kit with Eastwood's premium single-stage urethane paints or other manufacturer's base-coat systems. May even be used over factory finishes in good condition. Rat Rod Matte Clear is also ideal for interior parts, underhood components, hobbies and crafts.
Not for sale or use in California. Eastwood Paints are formulated to meet National Rule VOC regulations; check with your local and state guidelines as some areas may have stricter regulations than others.Two medium coats will achieve a 10-15% gloss level.
Other finish options include applying over Eastwood's 21855ZP Rat Rod Satin Black to produce a 0% gloss. May also be mixed with EW European Urethane Clears to achieve a variety of gloss levels.
Choose from the following:
12458ZP is the Rat Rod Matte Clear Topcoat, 1-qt. can, with 8-oz. Activator
12458ZPA is the Rat Rod Matte Clear Topcoat, 1-qt. can, without Activator
21856ZP is the Eastwood Urethane Activator, 32-oz.
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Clean surfaces of all contaminants. Abrade surface to be painted with a minimum of 320-grit sandpaper, working up to a 600-grit for maximum adhesion. Re-clean surface. After shaking paint, mix 3 parts paint with 1 part activator. Use caution mixing materials as paint may begin to gel after 2 hours at 70°F. HVLP gun setting: 8-10 PSI, with a 1.4mm-1.8mm tip. This color is formulated to give complete coverage in 2-3 coats. Allow 10 minutes flash time between coats; should be tack-free in 45-60 minutes, with full cure in 18 hours.
(Q) How much paint do I need?
(A) Typically one gallon per car. If you are also painting jambs, under the hood, or the trunk, use 2 gallons. For large cars and pickup trucks, use 2 gallons. Number of coats, prep and application methods will affect the amount of paint required.
Always wear proper eye, skin and respiratory protection. Always paint in a well-ventilated area away from sparks and open flame. Consult MSDS and product data sheets for proper safety precautions.
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