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Old 12-30-2010, 09:28 PM
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Default How to install flip up license plate ?

I have a flip up license plate and i am just confused on how to install it, anyone give me some light! thanks!
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:02 PM
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Default Re: How to install flip up license plate ?

Pics?? That might help us with advice since I'm not sure if anyone on here has one....
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:06 PM
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from all the ones ive seen they are prety self explantatory man no offense


but you should just bolt it to your bumper/rollpan then attach your plate ti it
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:10 PM
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why do you need a "flip up" license plate? or I should ask, what is a flip up license plate?
and do not say "It's a license plate that flips up"
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:12 PM
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why would you need this.
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:30 PM
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Default Re: How to install flip up license plate ?

i have a roll pan im going to install and then put on a hidden hitch, so i need the plate to flip up if i want to use the hitch, and, its not that its hard, its jus theres alot of random parts and its just like whatt ?
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Old 12-30-2010, 10:41 PM
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Default Re: How to install flip up license plate ?

lets see the parts?
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Old 12-30-2010, 11:27 PM
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easiest way I think would be to get a hitch plate holder. An accessory that holds your plate and slides into the hitch when not in use.
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Old 12-31-2010, 09:51 AM
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Default Re: How to install flip up license plate ?

Isn't there laws about plate visibility? Also, most hitches are designed to go below where the valence or bumper would be. You aren't modifying a hitch so people can't see it are you?
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Old 12-31-2010, 02:57 PM
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Isn't there laws about plate visibility? Also, most hitches are designed to go below where the valence or bumper would be. You aren't modifying a hitch so people can't see it are you?
tats why the law states you have to have a license plate on trailers also cause you cant see the one on the truck while hauling anyway

and they make hidden Reese hitchs that are made specificly for this aplicate
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Old 12-31-2010, 03:58 PM
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For those who don't know what the OP is talking about
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Old 12-31-2010, 09:12 PM
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Thats why the law states you have to have a license plate on trailers also cause you cant see the one on the truck while hauling anyway

and they make hidden Reese hitch that are made specifically for this application
Never thought about the plate being hidden, I'm used to my SUV where the plate is still visible to the most part even when towing. I figured the trailer plate was just another way for the state to get more money out of ya.

I didn't know they made hitches that could be hidden, thus the question.
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Default Re: How to install flip up license plate ?

I would assume there are a bunch of parts in order for it to be more universal but without seeing what you have it's hard to say.........
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Old 01-01-2011, 02:02 PM
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Default Re: How to install flip up license plate ?

From the pic that Casper posted it looks pretty straight forward. Pics of the kit would also help out here like DisturbedESV stated.
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Old 01-01-2011, 02:08 PM
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tats why the law states you have to have a license plate on trailers also cause you cant see the one on the truck while hauling anyway
Not in Minnesota. any trailer under 3,000Lbs does NOT require a license plate. Instead a small sticker is affixed to the trailer's hitch.
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