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I've never seen one in person but in the photos it appears to look neat. I had a friend back in the 90's that had a mustang that changed colors that he treasured and explained to me how it was going to be worth a mint one day. I personally thought it looked like gasoline floating on a mud puddle. Anyone remember what they called that?


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Only thing that really pisses me off are ppl who drill into the bumpers on cars with rare paints like this. I mean I know dealers do it and not everyone is an enthusiast but nothign looks ****tier than a flat plate on the front of a really mean looking bumper. There are drill free brackets for those who have to be in compliance like me driving onto a military installation in a state that requires front plates. Can easily be taken off for shows or just because I never got stopped by any cops ever in all my years driving in NJ for no front plate.
Consider yourself fortunate. I went to Hackensack about 4-5 weeks ago to est drive a new 2015, and on my way back on the GSP, with my car, I was coming south on the GSP, and coming into the route 3 connection in Clifton, and as I passed the State Trooper, sitting in the Median area, I knew he was gonna come, because of no plate. He pulled me over was very courteous and professional, and could have nailed me for no Seat belts, and no Valid Insurance card in my possession, along with the tinted windows and no plate. He just gave me the No plate Citation, and was pretty cool. I too had just told the dealer I have not been pulled over when they were checking my car out, I had the front plate on, but it was flipped under bumper with the American Muscle Hide Away Bracket.
 

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Consider yourself fortunate. I went to Hackensack about 4-5 weeks ago to est drive a new 2015, and on my way back on the GSP, with my car, I was coming south on the GSP, and coming into the route 3 connection in Clifton, and as I passed the State Trooper, sitting in the Median area, I knew he was gonna come, because of no plate. He pulled me over was very courteous and professional, and could have nailed me for no Seat belts, and no Valid Insurance card in my possession, along with the tinted windows and no plate. He just gave me the No plate Citation, and was pretty cool. I too had just told the dealer I have not been pulled over when they were checking my car out, I had the front plate on, but it was flipped under bumper with the American Muscle Hide Away Bracket.
Oh I'm all for displaying a plate because of the gate guards at the base and I can literally get ordered to put one on by my boss or never drive the car on base again. But there are plenty of options for no drill brackets plus the plastic brackets just look like ****.
 

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Oh I'm all for displaying a plate because of the gate guards at the base and I can literally get ordered to put one on by my boss or never drive the car on base again. But there are plenty of options for no drill brackets plus the plastic brackets just look like ****.
Oh I agree, first thing I told the dealer when I ordered my car, is no body touches it, when it arrives at dealership. No dealer advertisements anywhere on car, and no front bumper bracket, they gave me the bracket in my trunk.
 

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So who else has either the LAva Red paint, interior or both in their car?
 

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Oh I agree, first thing I told the dealer when I ordered my car, is no body touches it, when it arrives at dealership. No dealer advertisements anywhere on car, and no front bumper bracket, they gave me the bracket in my trunk.
I had a friend do that once with a F150 and made sure it was written into the contract. He showed up to pick it up and it had a front plate on it. He point blank refused to take it and got the manager involved and they had to go out and get another truck of the same color and swap bumpers on the spot. He was still pretty pissed because it took them hours when he was planning on being there for like 20 minutes.
 

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I had a friend do that once with a F150 and made sure it was written into the contract. He showed up to pick it up and it had a front plate on it. He point blank refused to take it and got the manager involved and they had to go out and get another truck of the same color and swap bumpers on the spot. He was still pretty pissed because it took them hours when he was planning on being there for like 20 minutes.
Its a legal thing in Cali i know that. If a dealer as them available they HAVE to put it on. Mine came with everything in the trunk but ya know what it doesnt matter anymore. Its on now just like every other car out there, plus i plan on going GT conversion in the future so its not so bothersome lol
 

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Its a legal thing in Cali i know that. If a dealer as them available they HAVE to put it on. Mine came with everything in the trunk but ya know what it doesnt matter anymore. Its on now just like every other car out there, plus i plan on going GT conversion in the future so its not so bothersome lol
I would still tell them no I'll provide a drill free bracket and they can film me driving off the lot with a front plate if they want. IMO an integrated plate with a clear cover like on the vettes should be standard instead of just drilling holes in a bumper.

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My car came from the factory with holes already in it. As well as the other 5 that came on the same truck from the factory. The dealer told me that they no longer do the holes themselves or provide people with the choice of not having the holes. They said that they're all coming from the factory pre drilled.

Honestly though I think people just ***** too much. Does the front plate look stupid? Yea, sure the hell does. But it's ILLEGAL to not have it. So stop *****ing, put it on the damn car, and get over it.
 

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My car came from the factory with holes already in it. As well as the other 5 that came on the same truck from the factory. The dealer told me that they no longer do the holes themselves or provide people with the choice of not having the holes. They said that they're all coming from the factory pre drilled.

Honestly though I think people just ***** too much. Does the front plate look stupid? Yea, sure the hell does. But it's ILLEGAL to not have it. So stop *****ing, put it on the damn car, and get over it.
Its not illegal in 20 or so states for one, they only issue one plate. Two, if you are at a show its nice to be able to take it off and not have holes and an outline in the bumper. Same deal at the track, dont want a front plate flying off at 130mph and would prefer to not have the front bumper looking like **** all day at the track.

I dont consider any of that *****ing I consider it all valid points.

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My car came from the factory with holes already in it. As well as the other 5 that came on the same truck from the factory. The dealer told me that they no longer do the holes themselves or provide people with the choice of not having the holes. They said that they're all coming from the factory pre drilled.

Honestly though I think people just ***** too much. Does the front plate look stupid? Yea, sure the hell does. But it's ILLEGAL to not have it. So stop *****ing, put it on the damn car, and get over it.
Please do some researched before you speak next time.

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Please do some researched before you speak next time.

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My 2012 has 1/8" pre drilled holes from factory....


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Yea Devil Strider. I'm not the only one who's car came factory pre drilled. Looks like you need to do some "researched" so you don't look like such a moron on here huh?
As far as Scottydsntknow up there I guess it's all just a matter of opinion. I think that hideaway kinda bracket that you were talking about looks stupid as well. I'm not willing to spend money on something that makes my car look bad when I can easily just put the factory bracket onto the factory drilled holes seeing as how they were already there anyways and the bracket was free.
If it was up to me I would have just left the front plate off altogether and prayed I didn't get tickets for it but unfortunately it's a requirement to have it to get onto base. So I stopped my whining and just put the stupid factory bracket on it. Which is super easy to take on and off for shows or the strip anyways.
 

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My 2012 has 1/8" pre drilled holes from factory....


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Not talking about the holes being drilled at all. Talking about it being illegal to not have a front plate. That's only in a few states. Also my 2014 didn't come with pre-drilled holes in the bumper.




Yea Devil Strider. I'm not the only one who's car came factory pre drilled. Looks like you need to do some "researched" so you don't look like such a moron on here huh?
As far as Scottydsntknow up there I guess it's all just a matter of opinion. I think that hideaway kinda bracket that you were talking about looks stupid as well. I'm not willing to spend money on something that makes my car look bad when I can easily just put the factory bracket onto the factory drilled holes seeing as how they were already there anyways and the bracket was free.
If it was up to me I would have just left the front plate off altogether and prayed I didn't get tickets for it but unfortunately it's a requirement to have it to get onto base. So I stopped my whining and just put the stupid factory bracket on it. Which is super easy to take on and off for shows or the strip anyways.
Same response for you as the guy above. It was the plate comment that I was referring to.

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31 states isn't just a few states. I was well aware that it's not required in every state long before I made my post.
Also I was directing my post towards scottydsntknow and I was referring to the states that he and I live in. Unfortunately for him and I, we aren't as lucky as you are and we have to have them.
 

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I am thinking of getting the Sto and Sho bracket instead of the stock one. I have not been running a front tag but I also don't drive it a lot either but it's just a matter of time.


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Again, I know the screw in bracket is easy to remove for shows and the track, but then you have a bumper that looks like ass from holes and the outline that always gets rubbed into the paint by the bracket.

This is one reason to NOT get Lava Red IMO is that if you need a new part painted its going to cost you more than something like a white car. Still, a Lava red 2012 with a Roush front bumper would be completely sick.
 

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Lava Red Mustang GT Premium

hi guys I know this is a old thread but I just bought a Lava Red Mustang GT Premium they called it black I could see it was not I did not know it was rare till I did some sherching
 

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