Not a terrible idea - but you would be better off selling some sort of easy refinishing kit for minor scrapes.
Sensors are not the solution, IMO.
Yes--up to a max of $300
Yes--up to a max of $450
Yes--up to a $600
No--I would not purchase
the problem with this is that too many people would plow into the curb at 30 mph and want you to pay them for your product not working
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I actually would consider something like this.
The OEM wheels on my wifes Audi are not cheap by any means. In her last two cars, she has managed to curb the rims and it drives me crazy to own nice cars that have curbed rims.
So yes, I believe there is a market for something like this as long as the price was somewhere within the $100-$200 range.
Good luck and keep us informed.
People bought pet rocks....
For the right price I think it would sell ($300 is way too high in my opinion)
EDIT: If you have the patent, then why not just pitch the idea to some of the "sensor-happy" car companies out there?
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I learned what these were today, thanks TCL!
Also, I never really cared much about rash because my tires were always a little bulkier than the wheel and offered protection. I parallel park very well but I am A LOT more cautious now with the GLI since it has low pro's with my beloved 18" Bathurst wheels. If there was one feature I would love it would be the tilt down in reverse for my side mirror.
the best part of my outback is that i can slam into the curb and the wheel will either jump the curb or won't come near the rim due to the large tires
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if nothing was 'more permanent than metal'.......why would you need a product to replace apparently missing metal!?!?
i think for something to be sucessful it would have to be easy to do (or already done when purchasing wheels) and as said before, prevents damage from happening, and obviously cost effective.
clear coated diamond protectant layer?