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      08-29-2012, 04:22 PM   #1
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How to plug the front license plate holes?

I bought my car from a state that requires front plates but live in a state that doesn't require front plates. Now I've removed the front plate frames but the damage is obviously already done: 2 ugly holes (even a bit of cracking). What's the best way to fix/cover this?
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      08-30-2012, 09:45 PM   #2
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Only way I know of

http://www.**********s.com/Painted-Bumper-Plugs-BMW.htm
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      09-02-2012, 10:50 AM   #4
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^ Fastest method short of taping, filling, sanding, priming and repainting. That's been done on this forum before with modest results for a DIY'er.

IF you do go with plugs, check the depth of the hole before you push them in. I didn't do that and ended up having to order another set because my M-sport bumper was more shallow than the plugs were able to accommodate.
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See my thread, just done this mod.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=744544
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I live in Indiana as well
Guessing you bought it from Ohio..
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