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Front liscence plate hole's, Fill/paint.....

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by ETaco23, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:08 PM
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    ETaco23

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    I really want to get rid of my front plate, bc it took the paint off the lower valance and also, Im not sure whats the best way to cover up the hole's...
    Thanks for any help!
     
  2. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:20 PM
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    SadManGrin

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    bumperplugs.com for the holes...

    paint your valence black...

    goodluck...
     
  3. Feb 9, 2011 at 10:15 AM
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    ETaco23

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    not a bad idea! thanks for the help!
     
  4. Feb 9, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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    Been faced with the same issue, and I've only got 300 miles.
    Dealer originally just punched the dimples in the cover, then I made them throw in a bracket, still don't like it.

    Was looking for something like this. Thanks guys.
     
  5. Feb 12, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    paint the screws with touch up paint like i did
     
  6. Feb 12, 2011 at 7:50 PM
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    I actually ordered bumper plugs when i posted my original post...

    when I received them I was sorely disappointed with them...

    one of the plugs had a flat spot or dent on the face, while the other did not...

    both plugs were not uniform...

    I know they're just plugs, but when you're spending $35 dollars on a pair of plugs, you'd think they would make sure they matched...

    i have emailed eric and still have yet to hear word on how he handles the situation...

    i will update this thread and let you know how it goes...

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  7. Feb 12, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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  8. Feb 13, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    Wow, $35 for two pieces of painted plastic, and they're not even uniform??? I'd be pissssed...
     
  9. Feb 13, 2011 at 9:59 AM
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    Eric is sending me out a replacement pair and a return label for the defective plug.

    Hopefully this pair matches and I don't waste anymore time on something so trivial.
     
  10. Feb 13, 2011 at 11:32 AM
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    Im just ganna leave my holes for now, I painted the scratches and the holes with touch-up paint. It looks better..

    But I want to just leave them for now, bc its required to have a front plate in WA. :(
     
  11. Feb 13, 2011 at 11:38 AM
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    10 bucks, vs 35 bucks. i would return the $35 dollar ones and buy these ones
     
  12. Feb 17, 2011 at 1:53 PM
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    go to your local glass company that sales milgard windows ask for retrofit window plugs they will prob give them to you they only come in white and tan youll have to drill the hole to 5/16 then just pop them in my truck is white and i work for a glass company so it worked for me you can paint them to match if your truck isnt white but its a free way to do it
     
  13. Feb 27, 2011 at 9:36 PM
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    post pics
     
  14. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:38 AM
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    vinyl 013.jpg

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  15. Feb 28, 2011 at 1:40 PM
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    cherry....
     
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    Out here in California the CHP will write you a ticket for no front license plate.
     
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