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Old 04-21-2014, 09:30 AM   #1
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so I decided to finally relocate my front license plate, and to my horror my poor bumper is drilled into. Short of getting a new bumper what should I do. Just leave her as is or maybe plug the holes.....





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relocated to window?
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My bumper from factory had holes in it. What you could do is just use touch up paint to cover them so they don't stick out as much
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relocated to window?

Yea I did
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You can get the bumper plugs from http://www.bumperplugs.com
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you can relocate to lower fascia using Big Mike's Performance Parts' STO N SHO. Big Mike's Performance Parts STO N SHO Ford
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Yea I did
Putting your license plate in the window is a quick way to get pulled in Texas. I know from experience. And if they see that you already have the mounting holes, you WILL get a fix it ticket.
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Illinois is the same way, plates on front and back.

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Well so far I've gone by local PD a few times and a couple sheriffs. I am thbiking about getting the show n go setup though to be safe.

The front plate on the dash is a common thing in my area of texas.
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Well so far I've gone by local PD a few times and a couple sheriffs. I am thbiking about getting the show n go setup though to be safe.

The front plate on the dash is a common thing in my area of texas.
That's where I run mine. I'm in new Braunfells tx. Get stoped at least once a month for it, by state troopers. Never got a ticket

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That's where I run mine. I'm in new Braunfells tx. Get stoped at least once a month for it, by state troopers. Never got a ticket

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Yep, the New Braunfels area is where I use to live as well. Got pulled over several times for having my front plate on the dash. I didn't have the mounting holes already drilled, and really didn't want to drill holes into my bumper.
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For some odd reason I never got pulled over for no front plate in the Stang, only in the cheap *** truck.
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You could use a little jb weld in it sand it and paint it
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You could use a little jb weld in it sand it and paint it
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**** DPS and their BS laws. Its justa reason to pull you over to look for bigger ****.
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Body shops have a special opoxy they use for the plastic bumpers used in the newer cars. They could fill the holes and blend the paint if that's what your after.

And I don't understand why some states still feel the need for a front license plate while others do not. An out of state vehicle that does not have the requirement for a front plate can cruize all day long in a state that requires them, yet a car registered in that state has to have it???
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I've had mine on the dash since I bought it last August. Only had one guy pull me over on Lackland AFB but other than that, no problems. My front bumper still has the indents to guide where to drill but my dealer didn't drill them, thankfully. I'm planning on ordering a bracket for mine from here. A bit cheaper than the other options I've seen.
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Thank's for all the information guys.
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I've had mine on the dash since I bought it last August. Only had one guy pull me over on Lackland AFB but other than that, no problems. My front bumper still has the indents to guide where to drill but my dealer didn't drill them, thankfully. I'm planning on ordering a bracket for mine from here. A bit cheaper than the other options I've seen.

That's what I got, so far so good.
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Some states will fine you for the front plate in the window because if you get in an accident, it's a large piece of sharp metal flying around.

Have you considered an electronic or manual flip up/down plate holder like this? http://americanmuscle.com/flipdown-l...motorized.html
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