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Old 10-20-2011, 10:34 PM
NewShockerGuy NewShockerGuy is offline
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What I mean is there some type of a bracket that books under the bumper so you don't have to drill holes. My state requires front and back plates but the carI might be getting only has a rear plate and I don't want to drill in a nice bumper. My sti can havea bracket that clips onto the fog light and there for you don't have to mar up the front bumper.

Guess I will have to make something our if aluminum pieces.

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Old 10-20-2011, 10:53 PM
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Rangers have front license plates?



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Old 10-20-2011, 11:02 PM
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wait rangers come with front plate mounts then? I'm serious i bought mine and it wasn't there, I had the bumper replaced from an accident and still not there...my front plates sit in my windsheild
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Old 10-21-2011, 10:52 AM
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vehicles are typically shipped with holes pre-drilled on the bumper, however, a state like Florida only requires a back plate. That state would probably get vehicles mainly w/out the holes pre-drilled in the bumper. Obviously, this isn't always the case since I've seen new vehicles w/out the pre-drilled holes for front plates. There will always be an exception, but every vehicle I've leased or bought in Ohio had a front bracket already.
This is part of my reply from earlier. I know some vehicles don't have pre-drilled bumpers or a bracket, such as my cousin's old Cherokee. Either way, call a dealer or the local police, and ask them how you are supposed to put a plate in the front when no bracket is installed. Hopefully, they will be helpful, but somehow a bracket doesn't magically appear. As I stated earlier, dealers order certain packages, and I'm sure there is a specific code for a bracket for a pre-drilled bumper.
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Old 10-24-2011, 04:24 PM
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This is part of my reply from earlier. I know some vehicles don't have pre-drilled bumpers or a bracket, such as my cousin's old Cherokee. Either way, call a dealer or the local police, and ask them how you are supposed to put a plate in the front when no bracket is installed. Hopefully, they will be helpful, but somehow a bracket doesn't magically appear. As I stated earlier, dealers order certain packages, and I'm sure there is a specific code for a bracket for a pre-drilled bumper.
In VA they will just drill two holes in the bumper with self tapping screws... Ask me how I know. My wife's solara had no bracket and guess what they did... the above. I refuse to do that..

guess I will make something from some pieces of aluminum and bend them 90 degrees and mount them in the opening on the lower part of the valence...lol

Having the plate in the front windshield doesn't fly here at all... cops can't aim their lidar gun at it.. that's really why we have front plates in this state...arg


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Old 10-24-2011, 05:03 PM
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What I mean is there some type of a bracket that books under the bumper so you don't have to drill holes.
Yes. My 08' bumper is similar to JP7's, and the license plate bracket is hooked underneath in the open part. I don't know how the bracket stays connected, and I noticed when I washed the vehicle yesterday that mine is loose. I have to get underneath and see how it is held in place, but it would have to be a dealer accessory. I'll try and get pics for you.
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Old 10-24-2011, 05:25 PM
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1993-2000 Chevy Camaros use a bracket like this.
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Old 10-27-2011, 02:49 PM
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Yes. My 08' bumper is similar to JP7's, and the license plate bracket is hooked underneath in the open part. I don't know how the bracket stays connected, and I noticed when I washed the vehicle yesterday that mine is loose. I have to get underneath and see how it is held in place, but it would have to be a dealer accessory. I'll try and get pics for you.

Awesome, thank you. Pics would greatly help... Dealer OEM is what I would prefer than to drill holes right into the bumper...lol

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Old 10-27-2011, 05:14 PM
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Awesome, thank you. Pics would greatly help... Dealer OEM is what I would prefer than to drill holes right into the bumper...lol
It has been raining for two days. I will try and get pictures this weekend.
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