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      04-14-2010, 07:48 PM   #1
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Look Ma "NO HOLES" front license plate solution

So I needed to put my front license plate on but I didn't want to drill holes in my new M-tech and I refuse to pay $65 for a tow hook mount...yes I'm cheap, so what.

Solution...$10 plate mount that works like a charm.





This is completely adjustable so lift or lower as you wish



What ya think?
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      04-14-2010, 07:50 PM   #2
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nice clean and looks like a great idea
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      04-14-2010, 07:50 PM   #3
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Wow thats an awesome alternative! Good thing i dont need a front plate in my state.
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You should start selling these and retire to an island. Looks much better than a tow hook bracket too.
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      04-14-2010, 07:54 PM   #5
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haha...let's see if there's a market for it before I quit my job
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      04-14-2010, 07:58 PM   #6
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Very clean solution yet its a center mount which looks alota cooler vs the ones mounted on the side. Looks like it will prolly flop around being its mounted on the fleemzy grille.
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      04-14-2010, 08:01 PM   #7
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Nope had one on my other car for 4 years and no flopping...the washers don't come with the kit but they do help a bit on the sturdiness
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      04-14-2010, 08:03 PM   #8
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I like it. When I get my mtec bumper I would buy it.
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      04-14-2010, 08:09 PM   #9
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i like it too!
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      04-14-2010, 08:10 PM   #10
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I would def get that !! where did you buy it !!?
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      04-14-2010, 08:13 PM   #12
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Very clean looking!!

I think the tow hook mount looks horrible
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Looks great man!
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Clean install man, looks good!
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that is a great idea, i am wondering if the wind will rub the plate agianst the bumper at high speeds and cause scratches.
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I got that covered... I put padded tape on the backside of the plate. That gap that you guys see is only on the edges...it's cuz of the curvature of the bumper
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That is a great idea. Thanks for sharing!
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badass fo' sho...clean look
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Great alternative. Way better than the tow hook thingy.
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      04-14-2010, 09:22 PM   #20
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I like! I'd definately go with that set up if I needed a front plate.
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nicely done
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at high speeds though, would the top part of the plate touch the paint? Would it scratch?
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