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Cheap DIY license plate screw hole covers

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jefferson, Jun 6, 2009.

  1. Jun 11, 2009 at 1:50 PM
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    jonny

    jonny Betty White Edition Heep ZJ

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    haha no worries man. keep up the good work!
    >John
     
  2. Jun 11, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    They just press into the hole. Use a hot glue gun to stick them....it can be removed later if needed.
     
  3. Jun 11, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    good plan. i'll update this link since i started it once i get it all done
     
  4. Jun 11, 2009 at 2:17 PM
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    How do you "update a link"?
     
  5. Jun 11, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    What I am trying to find is some kind of rectangular plug to cover the hole above the rear license plate where the spare tire crank rod is inserted. I think it is unsightly. :)
     
  6. Jun 11, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    jefferson [OP] needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    haha i dont know your special internets jargon!! I'll just repost some pictures.. BETTER?? :D;)
     
  7. Jun 11, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    hey holy! I was using YOUR exact terminology! See your post 2 or 3 above....I was thinking your were going to delete all the superflous "filler" posts...:)
     
  8. Jun 11, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    Nah. I like em. Makes my post count go up :D
     
  9. Jun 11, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    Good answer, POSITIVE REP to you good man.
     
  10. Jan 3, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    Thanks for the pic it looks good, gona give it a try. Thanks everybody for the info.
     
  11. Jan 3, 2011 at 10:40 AM
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    holy old pic...
    haha
    kinda miss that sexy thing :p
     
  12. Jan 3, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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    i used the plastic push fasteners on a mazda pick up i had and painted them just like jonny. they are pretty flat and it held up well .
     
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