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Old 04-08-2009, 11:48 PM   #1
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Not having front license plate attached by dealer

So i understand you can ask your dealership not to put the front license plate on your car and i fully plan on doing this.... I know there have been a few that have started petitions but i doubt this will have an effect. Personally i hate the look of the front license plate, especially on such a beautiful car. But I live in Cali and they require the front license plate to be attached. For those that live where they mandate this what do yo plan on doing? I've heard of people creating a hide-a-plate, sounds too complicated to me, I'm a simple man. LOL........... But what other options are there other than flat out being stubborn and not putting it on and just begging to be pulled over?
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Old 04-08-2009, 11:52 PM   #2
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Well, really, those are your only options... leave it off, put it on, or buy a hidden plate attachment. I'm not sure you could do anything else...?
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Old 04-08-2009, 11:52 PM   #3
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you could put it on the dash, most CA cops would probably let that slide (seeing as most won't pull you over for not having one)
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Old 04-08-2009, 11:58 PM   #4
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Well i asked this question to Tag last month after looking at his beautiful camaro and not seeing it there. He told me that in the great state of Texas as long you have it somewhere in the front where it can be seen you wont get into trouble. So im going to but it on the dash or in the glove box for encase i get pulled over i can just put it up there.

Edit: What good does the front plate do? I'm really who looks at the front when they report you to the cops and i dont see any cops walking to the front to run your plates. Maybe Tag can come here in and tell us the importance (forgot to ask him this)?

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Old 04-09-2009, 12:03 AM   #5
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Its mandatory in Hawaii but they dont enforce it, thank goodness because im not putting mine on.
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:19 AM   #6
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Well, really, those are your only options... leave it off, put it on, or buy a hidden plate attachment. I'm not sure you could do anything else...?
How does the hidden plate attachment work? Is is something you have to push a button to activate?
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:22 AM   #7
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I live in Arizona. I don't think we have any laws about front license plates. I don't have a plate on the front of my Mustang and no one has ever said anything about it.
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:26 AM   #8
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:29 AM   #9
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I am working with a supplier right now to adapt a fold away holder for the 2010.

He has a proto type ready and is sending it to me this week.

" Gee officer ...this is my wifes car and we had it in a show and she forgot to put it back up."
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you could put it on the dash, most CA cops would probably let that slide (seeing as most won't pull you over for not having one)
QFT!

Of my last 7 vehicles I have not had the front plate on. I have never been pulled over for it ever. I've had things hanging from my rear view mirror as well. as 09'Z28 says most around here (I'm jsut down the hill from him) don't bother to pull you over for it, waste of time, BUT if your a jerk to them and they want to be one back, they can go look and be like oh by the way I'm writing you up for that too...

if your slu slip in in the front window when you get pulled over.

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I am working with a supplier right now to adapt a fold away holder for the 2010.

He has a proto type ready and is sending it to me this week.

" Gee officer ...this is my wifes car and we had it in a show and she forgot to put it back up."

Make it electric, with the flip of a switch badabing!!
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:42 AM   #11
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I am working with a supplier right now to adapt a fold away holder for the 2010.

He has a proto type ready and is sending it to me this week.

" Gee officer ...this is my wifes car and we had it in a show and she forgot to put it back up."
Haha... Blaming it on a female is ASKING for trouble, lol. But that fold away sounds like a GREAT idea, def keep us updated!!!
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Old 04-09-2009, 12:45 AM   #12
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I live in Arizona. I don't think we have any laws about front license plates. I don't have a plate on the front of my Mustang and no one has ever said anything about it.
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Well LA DI DA!!! Good for you guys!!! But that doesn't help the rest of us! LOL, jk... You guys are lucky!
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Old 04-09-2009, 01:04 AM   #13
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I don't think you need a front plate in Florida either, someone should post of the states that require it and the ones that don't. pretty please.
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Old 04-09-2009, 01:09 AM   #14
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I don't think you need a front plate in Florida either, someone should post of the states that require it and the ones that don't. pretty please.
here is a link: http://www.worldlicenceplates.com/usa/US_XLPR.html

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Old 04-09-2009, 01:10 AM   #15
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I don't think you need a front plate in Florida either, someone should post of the states that require it and the ones that don't. pretty please.
Here ya go... Bastards... LOL

http://www.ask.com/bar?q=states+requ..._license_plate
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Old 04-09-2009, 01:11 AM   #16
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here is a link: http://www.worldlicenceplates.com/usa/US_XLPR.html

sorry for not posting the map dont have photobucket.
Damn you beat me... LOL
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Old 04-09-2009, 01:55 AM   #17
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Damn you beat me... LOL
Lol dont feel bad just read the request before you.
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Old 04-09-2009, 03:45 AM   #18
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How does the hidden plate attachment work? Is is something you have to push a button to activate?
This is what I am considering for mine.

http://www.swiftmotorsports.com/prod...8f55b32ecb518c
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That is actually pretty ingenious. I'll have to look into that. I wonder if it would be too low.
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A guy who makes front plate mounts currently for Mustangs is working on adapting the design for the Camaro. He is putting together a prototype and as soon as I get it and get it on a Camaro I will take a bunch of pictures and provide some information. It will mount to the lower grill and will look something like this:

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A guy who makes front plate mounts currently for Mustangs is working on adapting the design for the Camaro. He is putting together a prototype and as soon as I get it and get it on a Camaro I will take a bunch of pictures and provide some information. It will mount to the lower grill and will look something like this:

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That's pretty cool.... It eliminates putting holes into the car but you still have the ugly look of the plate infront of the car..
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Old 04-09-2009, 05:37 AM   #22
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That's pretty cool.... It eliminates putting holes into the car but you still have the ugly look of the plate infront of the car..
Yeah I completely agree, but at least this option blends with the angles of the bumper and the grill.
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Yeah I completely agree, but at least this option blends with the angles of the bumper and the grill.
True dat true dat... Looks like i'm screwed either way if i wanna be a good lil boy and abide by the law... Stupid laws and their nonsense!
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That hideaway license plate holder is pretty slick! Well worth the money too.
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here is a link: http://www.worldlicenceplates.com/usa/US_XLPR.html

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Us Massholes have to be unique

(We don't get a choice...if you have an older plate with green script, you only need one...the newer plates (red script) require two.)
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