Item # 13558ZPA BRAND: Eastwood

Eastwood 4:1 Hugger Orange - Basecoat - 128oz

This classic Hugger orange is part of Eastwood’s Muscle Car Color Series
This classic Hugger orange is part of Eastwood’s Muscle Car Color Series
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This classic Hugger orange is part of Eastwood’s Muscle Car Color Series
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    Eastwood Hugger Orange Basecoat Paint adds the superior durability of urethane to the ease of conventional basecoats.

    • Apply a durable urethane finish wherever you live in the continental US, even CA
    • Choose a fast, medium or slow Low-VOC Activator
    • Makes 5 sprayable quarts
    • Clearcoat is required on basecoat paints
    • Mixes 4:1 with your activator choice
    • Approximate coverage: 160 SQ FT
    • Max Temperature: Paint will handle up to 300 degrees without delamination, but color shift may occur, so it should not be used in a high heat setting
    • Made in the USA
    • This classic Hugger orange is part of Eastwood’s Muscle Car Color Series

    Basecoat Paint Kit is a low-VOC system, so it meets regulatory limits in highly-regulated areas, eliminating the need to switch to a waterborne system.

    Eastwood Hugger Orange Paint


    Thoroughly mix four parts Low-VOC Urethane Basecoat with one part Low-VOC Urethane Activator. Use Fast (50308ZP) for small jobs, or temps below 75°F; Medium (50309ZP) for small jobs, or temps between 70-85°F; or Slow (50310ZP) for large jobs, or temps above 80°F. Keep in mind, other factors, such as humidity, air flow and total film thickness should also be considered. In many situations, it will be useful to add 10%-20% 50104ZP Zero-VOC Reducer to aid sprayabliity, flow and leveling. Remember, this is an activated basecoat system; only mix as much as is needed. Pot life is about 2 hours at 70°F.

    HVLP Gun: Fluid Tip 1.2-1.4 mm Inlet Spray Pressure 8-10 psi
    Conventional Gravity: Fluid Tip 1.2-1.5 mm Inlet Spray Pressure 40-50 psi
    Conventional Siphon: Fluid Tip: 1.3-1.6 mm Inlet Spray Pressure 40-50 psi

    Apply Low-VOC Urethane Basecoat color in two full medium wet coats with a consistent 50% overlap pattern. Allow five to ten minutes flash time between coats. Flash time should increase if additional coats are applied. Most colors will cover in two coats.

    Basecoat should dry dust-free within 10-20 minutes. May be lightly sanded in as few as 20 minutes. Wait at least 30 minutes before wet sanding. Wait 45-90 minutes before taping on the fresh film. All dry times are approximate, at 70°. Temperature, air flow, total film thickness and other variable may extend these times.


    Hugger Orange Urethane Basecoat, 1 gallon
    Low-VOC Urethane Activator, 1 qt. (your choice of Fast, Medium or Slow)

    Application Tips

    Apply A Durable Urethane Finish Wherever You Live In The Continental Us, Even Ca

    Safety Information

    Always wear appropriate eye, skin and respiratory protection. Consult MSDS for specific precautions and warnings .VOC = 3.5 lbs./gallon.

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    Questions & Answers

    Can I put metallic flakes in hugger orange paint on my 69 Chevy C10

    Asked by: Tomcat 88
    Yes you can put metallic flakes in your Chevy Orange paint. To improve the visual effect of the metallic flake it is recommended to put the flake in a clear coat such as Eastwood Intercoat Clear (15678ZPA) and spray over your Chevy orange.
    Answered by: vince
    Date published: 2020-12-09

    So this hugger orange basecoat is already reduced? Typically basecoats require a 2-1 or 1-1 reduction.

    Asked by: Aklutz
    The paint is not reduced already, we would recommend reducing up to 10%.
    Answered by: SeanW
    Date published: 2020-10-16

    I have a gallon of your hugger orange single stage and I painted my car with your 2 stage hugger.. can I touch up with single stage and clear coat without having to buy another gallon of 2 stage hugger?? Will it match cuz there is a spot on the door and d

    Asked by: 69rsss69
    You should be able to touch up with the single-stage hugger orange on an area where you sprayed the Basecoat just make sure to scuff before spraying. Also, spray a test piece to make sure the color is not off due to different batch numbers prior to applying on the vehicle.
    Answered by: ZachC
    Date published: 2020-03-24

    hi im new at this going to try and paint my 72 changer rally its hemi orange {ev2} how close is this hugger orange #13558zpa to this color and yr saying i need 2 gallons of paint and 2 gallons of clear to do this and what activator do u recommend

    Asked by: big guy
    As for how close the color will be to your Hemi Orange, we do not color match, however it does look close. Each gallon of paint will take 1 QT of activator. and depending on the clear you go with, they mix 2:1 and that would be 2 QTs. of activator to 1 gallon of clear, or 4:1 so 1 qt of activator to 1 gallon of clear.
    Answered by: Bob G
    Date published: 2019-12-17

    Do you recommend a sealer after my 2K primer has been block sanded, before applying your basecoat clearcoat system paints ? My primer is light gray & will be using Hugger Orange BC/CC.

    Asked by: Glenn 6772
    We would recommend putting a sealer coat after block sanding out your 2k primer.
    Answered by: SeanW
    Date published: 2020-01-14

    I'm using your two stage Urethane paint and want to add some other colors with brush on art in between the base coat and the final clear coat. Do you sell paints that are compatible?

    Asked by: Richard
    We sell the One Shot brand of pin stripping paint:
    Answered by: Kelly H
    Date published: 2018-09-20

    What kind of primer needs to be used before adding the basecoat? Thanks.

    Asked by: Caleb
    Bare minimum we recommend using our Epoxy primer to seal the surface and prepare for paint. You could also used a Urethane primer surfacer after the epoxy to allow you to block sand the panels nice and straight prior to paint.
    Answered by: Scott C
    Date published: 2018-06-18

    I am painting a '70 Chevy C10 truck, short bed, step side, both interior and exterior to include inside of the hood. Not painting interior of the bed. 2 coats base, 3 coats clear. How many gallons of each is needed?

    Asked by: moselman
    I'll start off by saying that the Approximate coverage is 160 SQ FT. Generally for a truck we would recommend 2 gallons of each to ensure you have enough product.
    Answered by: Scott C
    Date published: 2019-08-22
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