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      04-06-2014, 04:22 PM   #1
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Anybody got ideas for front lic. Plate mount?

Anybody got ideas to mount lic. Plate in front of car. I was thinking zip tie to the bottom mesh vent. Or a manual retractable lic. Plate holder.

New york law sucks!
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      04-06-2014, 04:32 PM   #2
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      04-06-2014, 05:34 PM   #4
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Look on pg 2 under my lp thread so u can see pics of the millworker plate
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Anybody got ideas to mount lic. Plate in front of car. I was thinking zip tie to the bottom mesh vent. Or a manual retractable lic. Plate holder.

New york law sucks!
Don't zip tie to the mesh, it will block too much air flow to the radiator.

If you don't want to drill holes, just use foam double sided tape.
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3M double side tape.
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      04-06-2014, 09:24 PM   #7
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I've got an idea... Don't mount it...
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Yes. Best to have no plate. If you must have plate, then best approach is to drill holes in the bumper, attach a bracket and screw the license plate to bracket.
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Yes. Best to have no plate. If you must have plate, then best approach is to drill holes in the bumper, attach a bracket and screw the license plate to bracket.
Does it come with the car or thats a extra. I was told by the dealers they don't install brackets on the M cars
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      04-06-2014, 11:05 PM   #10
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they absolutely install them
had to have them installed on all three of my M5s
my 2003 got about 15 tickets and I got tired of paying the city of os angeles 45 bucks a pop
sad to do it, but well worth not getting hassled
I agree with Stealth, just do it!
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If you want no holes in your bumper get a tow hook bracket Or use double-sided tape. If you want holes in your bumper attached the plate that comes with the car and screw in two screws. There is no right or wrong way to do it it's up to the individual
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      04-07-2014, 08:38 AM   #12
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I would just mount it. The holes will be covered by the plate and I'm guessing that plate will always be on the car. It's tough to do (not technically) but once you mount it, you'll quickly forget about the pain. The peace of mind, however, is priceless. Have the mount color matched to your paint.
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