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Old 05-02-2013, 07:06 PM   #1
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Better Front License plate mount

Got my truck a few days ago and im already busy with custom fabs.

this one just moved the lic plate up, making airflow to radiator better. the only holes i did are under the plastic, nothing in the front. Used scrap aluminum. Ill be making more custom pieces on this truck, welder fabricator here...

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Old 05-02-2013, 07:29 PM   #2
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When I mounted my plate, I tried going up high. It just didn't look right.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:34 PM   #3
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Wow OP, im amazed at how tight of a spot you got that truck in!

Plate relocation looks good IMO.
Will be interesting to see what types of things you come up with.
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Looks awesome! Now to get rid of that tacky plate cover.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:40 PM   #5
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why some states still require a front tag is beyond me.
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why some states still require a front tag is beyond me.
It's been years since I've seen someone chasing the cops here but the state still wants me to have mine ...
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Did you crawl out thru the rear slider? lol. Nice plate mount btw
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stay in point guys, licens plate not garage space, lol.

Ya, you can get a ticket without front plates in CA, mostly just the desparate cops. To be honest, every car ive had, ive never put front plates on. But i have custom plates i want to put on from my old truck. KRTHALR

Next project, alum flush tonneau cover.

oh yeah, garage is a tight fit only park it in at night. im 130 lbs, i fit anywhere, your sister? lol jk
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Did you consider rubber washers on the bolts and 2 rubber spacers up front to eliminate damage to the plastic from vibrations? Even 2 way 3M foam tape would work.

I'll leave the sister comment alone in the interest of staying on topic
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Old 05-03-2013, 03:33 AM   #10
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stay in point guys, licens plate not garage space, lol.

Ya, you can get a ticket without front plates in CA, mostly just the desparate cops. To be honest, every car ive had, ive never put front plates on. But i have custom plates i want to put on from my old truck. KRTHALR

Next project, alum flush tonneau cover.

oh yeah, garage is a tight fit only park it in at night. im 130 lbs, i fit anywhere, your sister? lol jk
in Texas you see several people every day with front plates on the dash. Also, a lot of people (mostly in BMers, etc.) think they can put a personal plate on the front. Obviously the law is not enforced here. I am looking for a light bar for my 13 and noticed a lot of them cover up the plate. A couple of years ago Tx passed a law that a frame cannot even cover part of lettering on plate. Why they pass these stupid laws is beyond me.
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any plans on selling these?
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Old 08-20-2013, 12:17 PM   #12
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just wrap it around the lower cross bar, no need for a bracket...


looks like this from the side

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Nice mount. Here in VA you must have one. I know several people who have gotten tickets.
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