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Old 04-01-2010, 12:28 PM   #35
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Nicely done! Thanks for posting.
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Old 04-01-2010, 12:54 PM   #36
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Thanks... and thankfully NOT too late for me. Texas is a 2 plate state so I'll go as long as possible then breakdown and follow these instructions.. Thanks again
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:09 PM   #37
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CAUTION

With the plate/bracket in the lower position, it MAY restrict air from "properly cooling" mechanical systems.

IF you plan to tow, or run HPDEs, or otherwise "tax" your cooling system, you may want to remove the plate during those times...

Towing a trailer, with an A6, through the Mojave this summer, at warp speed, might not be recommended.

But it sure does look great!
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Old 04-01-2010, 01:50 PM   #38
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I did something very simular but I just turned the bracket upside down so that it was not on the upper part of the bumper at all. Just a couple of zip ties and some 3M foam weather striping to pad the bracket from rubbing on the paint. I like the butterfly ties better than the zip ties so if I take mine off I will use your set up next time.
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Old 04-01-2010, 05:19 PM   #39
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I dunno..I think between both grille, there should be enough airflow. Plenty of other cars have plates that partially block the lower grille.

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CAUTION

With the plate/bracket in the lower position, it MAY restrict air from "properly cooling" mechanical systems.

IF you plan to tow, or run HPDEs, or otherwise "tax" your cooling system, you may want to remove the plate during those times...

Towing a trailer, with an A6, through the Mojave this summer, at warp speed, might not be recommended.

But it sure does look great!
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:56 PM   #40
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Great idea thanks for posting that for all of us to see.
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Old 04-01-2010, 08:28 PM   #41
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Awesome idea. Thanks, man.
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Old 04-01-2010, 09:44 PM   #42
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I did the install with the zip ties and turned the bracket upside-down. Don't really trust the zip ties, so will go with toggle bolts for more security at a later time. I like the look of the bracket with the lower placement. It frees up the look of the bumper and still gives a cleaner look. Just my opinion.
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Old 04-01-2010, 10:25 PM   #43
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I have already told the dealer do not put the front plate on my cgm 2ss/rs when she get del. I live in TX and I'm sure if I will need a plate but I will not have one on at all...
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Old 04-01-2010, 11:55 PM   #44
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Old 04-02-2010, 01:47 AM   #45
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Thanks for the DIY. I will definitely look into that project
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Old 04-02-2010, 03:40 AM   #46
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I went ahead and tried this on my car. Amazing idea. I had zip ties before but this method secures the plate much better.

Went to Home Depot in the morning and got the supplies for a whopping $5.00 (Washers, Toggle Bolts and Electrical tape)

I don't think the airflow is an issue.
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Old 04-02-2010, 01:31 PM   #47
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Thanks for the post. You've got a lot a guys out here (I'm one of them) that are slapping their heads saying "why didn't I think of that".

Great job!!!!!
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:56 PM   #48
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excellent !!! I have been putting off mounting the front plate till now. thankshttp://www.camaro5.com/forums/images.../happyanim.gif
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Old 04-02-2010, 02:58 PM   #49
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Front Plate Mount

I like the idea of not punching any holes in a perfect front end, the only question here is have you had any over heating problems by covering part of the lower grill area...
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Old 04-03-2010, 07:26 AM   #50
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I mounted mine the same way http://www.camaro5.com/forums/showth...061#post720061, but your DIY presentation is well done, NICE !
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Old 04-04-2010, 03:47 AM   #51
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Great idea!!! thanks for sharing
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