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      04-27-2013, 12:50 AM   #1
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How to put a front plate on without have holes on my bumper?

I may need a front plate, but I really don't want holes on my M-bumper, any ideas?
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      04-27-2013, 03:45 AM   #2
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Leave it off. If you get a ticket it will be a fix it ticket (then have your dealer mount it if you must). I have 3 vehicles with no front plate and never had a problem with the fuzz.

I've also seen vehicles with the front plate inside on the dash.
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      04-27-2013, 06:41 AM   #3
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Velcro or order a sticker plate

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      04-27-2013, 07:36 AM   #4
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I may need a front plate, but I really don't want holes on my M-bumper, any ideas?
The answer to your problem.

http://www.hidetheplate.com/

Get the motorized version. When you get pulled over hit the button and bam front plate is in full view.

If they write a ticket take a video including walking around to the front of your car to show the plate.


You shouldn't have any problems though. I doubt you ever get pulled over.
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      04-27-2013, 11:48 AM   #5
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There are also these type mounts out there that don't put holes in the front bumper.

http://skenedesign.com/FPBracket/index.shtml
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      04-27-2013, 02:14 PM   #6
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Not running a front plate in Washington state. Almost two months without a problem (fingers crossed).
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Not running a front plate in Washington state. Almost two months without a problem (fingers crossed).
I've not run a front plate in the 15 years I've lived here. I drive past an active police precent daily on my way home.

Only time I've been questioned was at the Peach Arch Border Crossing going into BC.
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There are also these type mounts out there that don't put holes in the front bumper.

http://skenedesign.com/FPBracket/index.shtml
Thanks, great solution if I ever get cited.
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I just put my front plate on and forget about it.
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      04-29-2013, 10:57 AM   #10
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thank you!!!
this is exactly what I want!
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      04-29-2013, 02:06 PM   #11
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I may need a front plate, but I really don't want holes on my M-bumper, any ideas?
In Canada (Quebec) we do not have front plate but I like European licence plate. So I always use this : http://lepageproducts.com/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=114
This product is very strong and is waterproof.
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In Canada (Quebec) we do not have front plate but I like European licence plate. So I always use this : http://lepageproducts.com/ProductDetail.aspx?pid=114
This product is very strong and is waterproof.
thank you a lot!
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There are also these type mounts out there that don't put holes in the front bumper.

http://skenedesign.com/FPBracket/index.shtml
thank you a lot CIWS!
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thank you a lot CIWS!
No worries. A friend in the car club bought a set, that's how I knew of them.
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      05-03-2013, 04:49 PM   #15
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I just put my front plate on and forget about it.
+1 that's what I did! Well the dealer put the front plate on for me.

I'm curious how the hide a plate and the under bumper mount hold up at high speed. Probably pretty good.

I've seen some bimmer drivers actually mount their plate through one of their kidney grills (I'm guessing with some kind of ties). I think it looks awful.

So whatever OP does, I hope you don't do that to your car!
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