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Old 03-25-2014, 10:32 PM   #1
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Hello

I just recently received my plates and I do have the front license plate bracket... but the hole do not align with the holes on the license plate.

Is there a additional bracket or mount I need to buy? or Do I just need to drill holes into the bracket? It seems meaningless of having a front licence plate bracket if plates don't fit into them....

Thank you for the help in advance
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Old 03-26-2014, 06:25 AM   #2
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Just drill the plate into the bracket. Better than drilling it into your painted bumper right?
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Just to confirm, does your front bracket look like this:
http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/ctd/4359300745.html

If it does then you just drill the plate into the bracket.
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Just to confirm, does your front bracket look like this:
http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/ctd/4359300745.html

If it does then you just drill the plate into the bracket.
Yes it's the same bracket.

I guess I will just have to drill the holes into them.
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Old 03-26-2014, 04:23 PM   #5
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Drilling is so 1950's. (G)

Buy a roll of exterior grade double-sided mounting tape, i.e. the gray tape from 3M sold at Home Depot, about 3 yards for $8. Clean both surfaces, be generous with the tape, give it 24 hours to cure the bond. That sucker's not coming off without some work.

No holes required.
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I don't think you need to drill anything, although a small guide hole might help. Just use self-tapping screws and drive them through the soft plastic.
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Your dealer will possibly put the plates on free. Check with them, specially if you have reservations. It took them about 5 min and four screws to install mine.
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