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      04-30-2008, 08:38 AM   #23
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I remember reading somewhere that home depot or lowes has something like bumper plugs but much smaller so you don't have to drill as large of a whole. No front bracket FTW. The dealer forgot to put mine on.
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OMG finally your gettin rid of your plate. why are you worrying so much about it? just stop being cheap and get the bumperplugs for $25. your going to spackle your car? yea real genius...lol
Seriously, why is it such a horrible/bad idea if I just spackle the holes and paint over them? Won't it be less noticeable than the bumper plug. With the bumper plugs, it'll be like 2 nipples on my bumper. I'm just trying to get a flush look, so that if you just glance at it, you won't know that it's there. I just figured that's what I use at home when I cover up the holes in the wall left by nails and then paint over them, why can't I do it with the bumper? Will the paint not stick? I mean if it looks like ass, then I'll get the bumper plugs. Just don't feel like making the hole bigger just to put in the bumper plugs, just in case I get too many tickets and decide to put the plates back on. The brackets will no longer fit.
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OMG finally your gettin rid of your plate. why are you worrying so much about it? just stop being cheap and get the bumperplugs for $25. your going to spackle your car? yea real genius...lol
Don't spend $25 for the plugs....save your $$$ for the no-plate ticket you will be getting.....
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I remember reading somewhere that home depot or lowes has something like bumper plugs but much smaller so you don't have to drill as large of a whole. No front bracket FTW. The dealer forgot to put mine on.
Thanks, if all else fails, that's what I might have to get.
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Seriously, why is it such a horrible/bad idea if I just spackle the holes and paint over them? Won't it be less noticeable than the bumper plug. With the bumper plugs, it'll be like 2 nipples on my bumper.
nipples...he said nipples...
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Thanks, if all else fails, that's what I might have to get.
I also don't think regular spackle would work, I doubt it would stick to the bumper. If you want to go that route I would get some type of bondo. However it won't look right since they use self taping screws and the plastic of the bumper deforms where the screws go in, and the plastic around the holes sticks out. When you go to remove them you'll see what I'm talking about, although it might not be too bad in your case, who knows. Good luck.
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Seriously, why is it such a horrible/bad idea if I just spackle the holes and paint over them? Won't it be less noticeable than the bumper plug. With the bumper plugs, it'll be like 2 nipples on my bumper. I'm just trying to get a flush look, so that if you just glance at it, you won't know that it's there. I just figured that's what I use at home when I cover up the holes in the wall left by nails and then paint over them, why can't I do it with the bumper? Will the paint not stick? I mean if it looks like ass, then I'll get the bumper plugs. Just don't feel like making the hole bigger just to put in the bumper plugs, just in case I get too many tickets and decide to put the plates back on. The brackets will no longer fit.
because spackle isnt for a car. just get plugs at autozone or something. no1 is gonna go up to your car and be like OMG you have two lil nubs sticking out! your are not going to notice them; your car is dark trust me. just go to autozone if your cheap. the brackets will still fit btw, you just 2 larger screws. your only opening it by not even 1/2 inch...the stock ones might hold but i havent tried.
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      04-30-2008, 08:52 AM   #31
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because spackle isnt for a car. just get plugs at autozone or something. no1 is gonna go up to your car and be like OMG you have two lil nubs sticking out! your are not going to notice them; your car is dark trust me. just go to autozone if your cheap. the brackets will still fit btw, you just 2 larger screws. your only opening it by not even 1/2 inch...the stock ones might hold but i havent tried.
lol! See this is the type of response that you should have given from the get go! lol!

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Yeah, thanks for your input. I'll probably go and see what I can pick up at either Autozone, Pep Boys, Home Depot, Lowes etc...
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dude honestly by the time u are done finding them plugs, painting them, letting them dry, you could have spent $25 and had them shipped to your door.
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dude honestly by the time u are done finding them plugs, painting them, letting them dry, you could have spent $25 and had them shipped to your door.
And saved some gas, at almost $4 a gallon it ain't cheap.
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dude honestly by the time u are done finding them plugs, painting them, letting them dry, you could have spent $25 and had them shipped to your door.
Yeah, but I wouldn't need to make the holes in my bumper larger.
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Yeah, but I wouldn't need to make the holes in my bumper larger.
dude i just said its not that much bigger. your acting like its putting a watermelon size hole in the bumper. its less than a half inch, you know like your penis size.

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dude i just said its not that much bigger. your acting like its putting a watermelon size hole in the bumper. its less than a half inch, you know like your penis size.

Is that what you saw when you looked down???

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