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Old 09-23-2010, 08:13 AM   #76
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Done. Oh and every member please sign this even if you are not in MD. Thanks!
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Old 10-21-2010, 10:03 AM   #77
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Thanks for this write up. I did this w/ my bracket plus I added 1/8" dense black weather stripping on the top of the bracket trimmed to the contour of the corners. It's very tempting to over tighten the toggle bolts. Looks great.
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Old 01-22-2011, 09:06 PM   #78
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Very nice install. To late for me too as I did a Retractable License Frame. However, now I will be keeping my stock one for back-up.
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Old 01-27-2011, 10:26 AM   #79
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think Im going with the retractable when ever i get a new front bumper
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Old 04-03-2011, 01:14 PM   #80
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That's the best simple DIY idea I have ever seen here...Thanks again....
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Old 04-13-2011, 06:06 PM   #81
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Old 05-21-2011, 01:08 AM   #82
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Heres a front license plate mod that i've seen someone do which gives it a clean look installed and clean removed. He uses magnets check it out.

http://spadesv6.blogspot.com/2011/04...ont-plate.html
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Old 05-22-2011, 08:28 PM   #83
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nice write up will do mine tomorrow..
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:09 PM   #84
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:12 PM   #85
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i ordered mine from jacfab.com
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:51 PM   #86
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Old 06-23-2011, 12:00 AM   #87
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Great idea! Thanks...will be doing a version of this soon. NOBODY WILL BE DRILLING ON MY NEW 2011 SYNERGY GREEN CAMARO!! Better back off with your drill son, or you gon' draw back a bloody stump!!
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:06 PM   #88
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Just did the toggle bolt method on my 2LT. Had to use a little creativity but it worked like a champ. Hope it doesn't fall off!
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Old 07-21-2011, 09:46 PM   #89
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This was my first mod - I also used small length of 3/16" clear vinyl tubing in 4 locations to keep the plate holder from scuffing the paint (that was in another thread).

Love this forum - so many people willing to provide great ideas and help me spend my paycheck. Thanks!!
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Old 07-22-2011, 10:22 PM   #90
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Glad to see this is still helping people!
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Old 07-23-2011, 05:08 AM   #91
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Glad to see this is still helping people!

Yes! Everytime I make a road trip I use it.

Thank you for posting this.

I owe ya one !
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Old 07-24-2011, 07:35 PM   #92
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Did the mod today, excellent writeup !!! Clean & easy. I'm in NJ, where there is talk of deleting the front plate, so if & when that happens, off comes the mount and that gorgeous front end is free & clear !!!
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:48 PM   #93
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Ideally I'd prefer an electrically retractable mount I could control from inside the car so I could drive around with it hidden until a cop pulls me over and then pop it out leaving him doubting his sanity after he checked the cars front

BUT since there's not enough room under my car with GFX on it for the mechanism I compromised with using toggle bolts with smaller washers than the first guy did here so the bolt heads go down inside the mount holes rather than bending the back of the plate outward. Also I trimmed off much of the plastic guides on the lower part of the stock plate mount to allow the plate to rest against the new GFX lower air dam more flush with it instead of putting the guides into the grill itself. I have a custom plate as well so its not so bad PLUS angling the plate on the front air dam should increase downforce AND since radar and laser cops aim at your license plate (or headlights) they will be wondering why they can't get a locked on signal since the plate angle will reflect the oppression devices reflections back waaaaaaay above them!

Well in addition I have a quad head Laser Interceptor laser jammer to insure I don't get zapped by the cops

Here's a couple of shots; one before and one after I added my new T Rex Billet grills.
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Old 11-14-2011, 09:45 AM   #94
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Awesome going to put mine on this way for sure.
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Old 11-20-2011, 03:00 PM   #95
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I just mounted my license plate bracket this way.
Instead of using black electircal tape, I cut 3/4 in. pieces of rubber hose(left over from CAI install) to place over the wings of the toggle. it worked great. I was thinking that the tape might start to come apart overt time.

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Old 03-07-2012, 09:59 AM   #96
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Dont drive through Sayerville .Just got a ticket for not displaying a front tag.
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Old 03-12-2012, 03:26 PM   #97
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Maryland drivers will get a $40 fine for not have a front plate.
I have had my 2010/SS for just over two years. The first year I was pulled over a few times and given a warning for "No Front Plate", this past 6 months though I have been pulled over 3 times, each has been a $80 fine, no points. Each time by a State Trooper, each time in a different geographic location. No other citation was issued, I was not speeding. It was purely for the not having the front plate mounted. Not sure why the stops have become more frequent, but I do know the fine is now $80 w/ no points.
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Old 03-31-2014, 12:16 PM   #98
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well just registered the car in MD so i need to mount the front tag now i guess...this seems like the best option since i have a front lip. i really dont want to do it though haha. i hate how front plates look.
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Old 04-30-2014, 11:35 PM   #99
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I am tryong these method and it seem it diffulct to remove the toogle when taking it ofd thanks
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Old 05-04-2014, 07:13 PM   #100
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I just did this but didnt see the idea here, small world.Had to as I got at fix it ticket.
Ccox it is easy to remove with the toggles. Just start unscrewing them to get rid of tention, use a screw driver to make the toggles paralell with the grill if needed and pull outward, had no prblems.
Funny thing is later When I went out to the car the whole thing was missing
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