Because new wheels ain't cheap, and spray paint isn't permanent enough, Foliatec offers vinyl color in a can.

For only about $65 (plus shipping from Germany) a can, any kustom kar owner can get all fast-and-furious on their wheels, mirrors, bumpers, vinyl tops, dashboards, ex-girlfriends, etc. – pretty much anything metallic or plastic.

Foliatec says the "rubber-like coat" is fairly durable and protects whatever it covers. And when you tire of looking like a Vin-Diesel-wannabe, the street-racer "green silky matt" easily peels off to instantly return $500 to the resale value of your pocket rocket. Or choose one of the other two spray vinyl colors available: anthracite metallic and black matt. Either should last you well into your mid-20s.


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      sheepszies
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's called Plasti-Dip over here and it's about $7/can at home depot - I did my whole car in flat black this way a few years ago. Peeled it off after a few months.
        Dark Gnat
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sheepszies
        I used krylon. That takes commitment, though. My brother painted a beater truck with a roller once. It actually looked great. Hot Rod magazine (I think it was them) did a piece on how to roll-paint your car. Also, my dad painted a car with a brush once, though alcohol have been involved. :)
        montoym
        • 2 Years Ago
        @sheepszies
        Agreed. I had read up on it last year sometime. Was (and still am) interested in coating my Jeep's wheels in it just to see how they'd look with anice flat black. The extra protection would be kind of nice as well. There's a lot of info about it out there on numerous car-related forums. Significantly cheaper than this option and more colors to choose from as well.
      Hazdaz
      • 2 Years Ago
      "...and spray paint isn't permanent enough" Does anyone ever proofread this website? By writing the quote above, you are implying that the next product mentioned will be even MORE permanent. Instead this German spray isn't permanent at all. Also, a can of this stuff costs $65, but you can already do exactly what this stuff does for way cheaper - Get Plasti Dip spray for ~$10 a can. It might not come in puke-green, but it comes in a few decent colors and it peels right off if you want to change it. http://www.plastidip.co.uk/acimages/vendorImages/750/PlastidipSprayGroup.jpg .
      Josh
      • 2 Years Ago
      This isnt anything new... Plastidip does the same thing and at an 1/8 of the cost.
      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      $65? How about $5-10 for plastidip which is essentially the same thing.
      RP Kruizinga
      • 2 Years Ago
      it´s alo known as plasti-Dip
      Tommy Wren
      • 2 Years Ago
      I used Plastic Dip in a spray can. 6 bucks at your local hardware store.
      hemusbull
      • 2 Years Ago
      The only thing impressing me is the abilty to cover plastic-armored girlfriend!
      NightFlight
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wow, $65 bucks? Like many others have said, you can go to Home Depot and pick up a can of Plasti-Dip for $6. Same results, much less money.
        Dwight Bynum Jr.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @NightFlight
        Almost exactly what I came in here to say. Haha!
        Randy
        • 2 Years Ago
        @NightFlight
        Must be a very huge can of Plasti-Dip to fit a wheel in it.
          Douglas Harry
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Randy
          Plasti-Dip comes in spray cans.
          Randy
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Randy
          My bad. It's called a "Dip" so I figured it was a can like Dip Grip in the USA
          jtav2002
          • 2 Years Ago
          @Randy
          Yea you don't actually submerge what your coating in it. That would probably have undesirable end results.
      Jeff Tripp
      • 2 Years Ago
      People have been using Plasti-Dip on wheels for years, and it's about $7 at Home Depot. I guess German engineering accounts for the $65 price tag?
        Jeff Tripp
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Jeff Tripp
        LMAO...Reading through the comments, I guess EVERYONE knows about Plati-Dip, except AB apparently.
        jtav2002
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Jeff Tripp
        Exactly. I know people who have used it with good results on more than just wheels. So it would be dumb to spend that much more for the same thing.
      DKano
      • 2 Years Ago
      I love Autoblog but whoever wrote this article is way behind the times. When I saw the picture on the homepage I thought it was an article on Plastic Dip. I'm not spending $65 on a product from Germany when I can get the same results with a $6-8 can of Plastic Dip I can get at my local Home Depot! I used Plastic Dip about three weeks ago to paint my wheels and the grille on my car, they came out great and I can remove it if I want to.
      peteee
      • 2 Years Ago
      Lol what a rip off! Plasti-dip does the same thing for $6-8.00! You can even have it colored! http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/plasti-dippin-141181.html
      antacid
      • 2 Years Ago
      You have to wonder how Autoblog hears about imported german spray vinyl but not plastidip which has been used for years, available at Home Depot, and is by far the most popular way to spray rims and other car parts
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