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Old 04-01-2010, 05:52 AM   #18
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Nice idea. I haven't been pulled over in years for not having a front plate but have a couple of times before and was given a fix it ticket. If it happens with my Camaro, I now know how to make it look like I fixed it when I have it inspected to through out the fix it ticket.
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Old 04-01-2010, 06:59 AM   #19
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Great and simple idea.

Just a small caution - you will be blocking some air flow to the radiator when you locate the plate in front of the lower grill instead of the fascia as intended. There is a reason why the lower opening is larger on the SS compared to the LT.
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Old 04-01-2010, 06:59 AM   #20
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Instead of electrical tape you could use shrink tubing. They also make a rubber paint you dip tools in that im sure would work great for this. Good idea!! Luckly me i live in FL no front plates needed here.
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:11 AM   #21
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Yeah was thinking the dip-it rubber stuff would work well.

I had the same thought on the paint wear as well.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:12 AM   #22
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Great! thanks alot I was wondering on how to use the stock bracket instead of buying those 100 dollar ones, thanks alot!
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:14 AM   #23
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I'm wondering in those states where front plates are mandatory who will actually ever remove their front license plates?

I have personalized license plates and I want people to see my front plate. That and it's mandatory in Texas.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:15 AM   #24
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Great and simple idea.

Just a small caution - you will be blocking some air flow to the radiator when you locate the plate in front of the lower grill instead of the fascia as intended. There is a reason why the lower opening is larger on the SS compared to the LT.
True, but that's more down force, baby
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:20 AM   #25
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nice! but too late 4 me...
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:49 AM   #26
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I hate having a front license plate bracket. I don't think I want to give the cops any more reason to pull me over. I did almost the same thing except I mounted it even lower. I used 2 large cable ties (the ones used in HVAC). I do like the idea of using the bolts for extra saftey.
I also installed door edge guard around the edge to protect the paint.
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:39 AM   #27
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Thanks for the idea but I'm still not putting a bracket on my front bumper...It takes away the beauty of this car. The license plate in the windshield has been working just fine for me...lol..That is after I got my first $50 ticket in DC. lol
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:49 AM   #28
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So simple and clean, GENIUS!!!
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:33 AM   #29
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You might want to modify that image, as your license plate is still pretty clear to read.

Plate in the windshield? How is that legal?
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:39 AM   #30
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too late for me.. the dealer driled the holes and delivered it to me..

takes the looks down a notch but i do not want any more reasons for getting pulled over. besides i plan to get custom plates...
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:07 AM   #31
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Very nice..Thanks for Posting
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:33 AM   #32
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I hate having a front license plate bracket. I don't think I want to give the cops any more reason to pull me over. I did almost the same thing except I mounted it even lower. I used 2 large cable ties (the ones used in HVAC). I do like the idea of using the bolts for extra saftey.
I also installed door edge guard around the edge to protect the paint.
I did the same thing as you, installed it lower by flipping bracket upside down and used cable ties. Looks better lower in my opinion.
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:59 AM   #33
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That's do-able Nice
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Old 04-01-2010, 12:22 PM   #34
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