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      09-22-2012, 04:31 PM   #1
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trunk license plate bracket bolt holes stripped and need replacements

hi, i'm wondering if someone can help me with this - the two bolt holes on my car that you attach the rear license plate bracket to are stripped and i need to replace them.

you can see what i'm referring to in the picture.

i need to replace the two plastic bolt "nuts" (not sure what they're called exactly) and also get the proper bolts. what part #'s do i need, where can i get them, etc. and how can you get the old "nuts" out? are they pried out?

i already tried my local bmw dealer and they were going to charge me $100 to do this!

please help, i'm sick of my plate hanging by one incorrectly sized bolt!
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      09-22-2012, 06:20 PM   #2
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http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...38&hg=41&fg=60

Nut 12/screw 13. I think.
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Sorry cant help due to you being a rangers fan. Lol
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Also I'm not sure how to fix it.
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      09-22-2012, 09:43 PM   #5
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thanks axztx, that was exactly what i needed!
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      09-22-2012, 09:47 PM   #6
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Sorry cant help due to you being a rangers fan. Lol
i'm guessing you're a flames fan? too bad there probably won't be a season this year...
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