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Have any of you ever got a front plate ticket?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jeremy_283, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:40 PM
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    jeremy_283

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    Have any of you ever gotten a ticket for "your front plate not being visible enough"??????? cause with my bull bar and kc lights half of each letter on each side of my plate is cut off, do I have much to worry about?
     
  2. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:42 PM
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    vtragweed

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  3. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:44 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    I havent yet my buddy got a ticket for having mud on his when he could wipe it off
     
  4. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:58 PM
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    mattioss

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    i dont have that problem, thank goodness for delaware
     
  5. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:59 PM
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    duckcmdr

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    What kind of bar do you have and what light size? I got an aries and i thinking about putting lights on but i think i'm going to need something in the five inch range. Post some pics if you can.
     
  6. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:03 PM
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    tdm156

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    Have not gotten that one but got a warning for my factory headlights on my Ford being too bright!! Go figure!
     
  7. Dec 17, 2008 at 10:36 PM
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    jeremy_283

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    i have a smitybilt and 6 inch kc slimlites.... i actaully havent gotten my slimlites but the should be in tomorrow (oh wait, its past midnight, so today).... but i've done the measurements..... the bar came predrilled with holes for aftermarket lights but if i drill my own i think i can move my lights a little further outward to allow for my license plate
     
  8. Dec 17, 2008 at 10:47 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I don't think you'll get busted if it's slightly covered, but it's better to be safe than sorry.
     
  9. Dec 17, 2008 at 10:52 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    i got one years ago on my first car i ever owned, i didn't take care like i shoulda which was a simple fix it ticket...it turned into a bench warrant costing me 271 bucks
     
  10. Dec 17, 2008 at 11:07 PM
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    genxer36

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    Why do some states require a front plate?

    I never understood the reason for a front one. So if the perp is running from the police & driving backwards.

    Just 1 plate here in GA.
     
  11. Dec 18, 2008 at 5:22 AM
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    gavonder

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    I got a ticket awhile back for not having a front plate on.

    GA
     
  12. Dec 18, 2008 at 6:22 AM
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    i just checked it out even further, with my smittybilt, and 2 6inch kc slimlights, the bumper comes with pre drilled holes for lights, but I am POSITIVE, that when i drill new holes closer to the edges and use westins license plate relocator it will all fit perfectly
     
  13. Dec 18, 2008 at 8:59 AM
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    I GOT ONE IN MY OLD PASSAT.
    For some reason they didn't like that i hada German plate and no US plate?

    cleanblackonblack.jpg
     
  14. Dec 18, 2008 at 10:10 AM
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    cappo

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    I've gotten two tickets in one month. Sucks cuz the second time i was parked at a meter and a robocop decides to give me a ticket for no front plate. I quickly put on my plate after that.
     
  15. Dec 18, 2008 at 10:26 AM
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    kristopherl

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    Hell, I don't even have a front plate
     
  16. Dec 18, 2008 at 11:28 AM
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    MsTRD

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    neither do i. and i didn't on my last car, never had a problem. i guess it depends on where you live.
     
  17. Dec 18, 2008 at 11:30 AM
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    IMO - It shouldn't have been a ticket... They could have at least given you a warning to fix it first.

    Let's see a pic of it...
     
  18. Dec 18, 2008 at 11:33 AM
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  19. Dec 21, 2008 at 10:28 PM
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  20. Dec 21, 2008 at 10:37 PM
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    brianr

    brianr go shit in your hat

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    I'd fight the tickets, and I'm positive I'd win.
     
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