Ok this is kind of cool and somewhat useful — a BMW owner in Munich apparently grew tired of his black bimmer and hired a group of guys to wrap it up in some white tape (in lieu of a new paint job).
Now this isn’t your normal run-of-the-mill duct variety, but a more advanced 3M wrap, and the process is actually referred to as “foiling”. It’s the stuff used by the German military (drab colored) and it protects paint finishes from rock damage, nicks, chips, etc. And the stuff lasts.
You can leave your car “wrapped” for 3-4 years without any resulting damage. You can even take it Read the rest of this entry »