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True No Drill Front License Plate Bracket!

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by ernhon808, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Jan 2, 2014 at 1:20 PM
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    PnoyBOS5

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    Ernhon808, I replied to email about the address. The suggested one is correct!
     
  2. Jan 2, 2014 at 1:49 PM
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    Got it. Making a second run to the post office now. I shipped all orders but yours this morning. It will still leave Maui today. It's only 11:45 am here.
    Thank you!
     
  3. Jan 2, 2014 at 1:52 PM
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    Thanks bro, Damn sorry.. I'll send u $3 for gas :p
     
  4. Jan 2, 2014 at 2:33 PM
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    Lol. No, man! It's all good!
     
  5. Jan 3, 2014 at 1:33 PM
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    Step 1: LOCATE THE TWO PRE-MADE DIMPLES ABOVE THE FRONT BUMPER.

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  6. Jan 3, 2014 at 1:35 PM
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    Step 2: ALIGN THE BRACKETS TO THE PREMADE DIMPLES AND HOLD BRACKETS WITH THE ARM(HOOK) FACING IN.

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  7. Jan 3, 2014 at 1:37 PM
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    STEP 3: SLIGHTLY LEAN THE BRACKET FORWARD SO THAT IT IS FACING DOWN. PLACE AND HOLD THE PART OF THE BRACKET, THAT'S MARKED WITH BLUE TAPE, AGAINST THE TOP OF THE GRILL.

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  8. Jan 3, 2014 at 1:39 PM
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    STEP 4: PLACE YOUR PALM AGAINST THE BRACKET AND PUSH IT IN WITH A SLIGHT DOWNWARD MOTION UNTIL THE ARM SNAPS INTO PLACE.

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  9. Jan 3, 2014 at 1:46 PM
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    AND that's basically it! Now you just need to screw on your license plate with the stainless steel screws and washers that came with the brackets.


    Avoid testing the strength of the bracket before the license plate is installed. The bracket’s true strength is revealed when the license plate is on the bracket.


    Thank you!

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  10. Jan 8, 2014 at 6:11 PM
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    Thanks, I received mine but haven't install as the truck is in the body shop. Has anyone install theirs yet?? Photos??
     
  11. Jan 9, 2014 at 12:44 PM
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    I hope to hear from others soon. Negative or positive so I can make any adjustments to the bracket if I need to. Any comments would be appreciated.
     
  12. Jan 9, 2014 at 12:47 PM
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    I was finally able to confirm that the brackets work perfectly with 2014 Tacoma models as well. Went down to the dealer and made an actual trial installation with the salesman.
     
  13. Jan 9, 2014 at 12:55 PM
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    I will let you know tomorrow when I get my truck back from the body shop.
     
  14. Jan 9, 2014 at 1:15 PM
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    Awesome. Thank you!
     
  15. Jan 10, 2014 at 5:52 AM
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    Just put mine on my 13'. Easy as pie to install and looks clean. Doesn't allow the plate to rub on the bumper and doesn't look like anything will leave wear marks on the plastic. I will post pics asap.

    Btw, great communication from seller and fast shipment from Hawaii to Ohio.:thumbsup:
     
  16. Jan 10, 2014 at 1:58 PM
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    Great to hear it work for you. I won't be to install mine until Monday ( truck still at the body shop)
    Bryan, can you post some pics???
     
  17. Jan 11, 2014 at 6:26 AM
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    Well here are some photos of the bracket with and without a plate.

    3 things....

    1.) When installing, the hooks on back will pop off if the bolts are cranked down too tight.

    2.) Make sure the holes on the plate and bracket line up or it will pop off as well.

    3.) Paint on the bracket does flake off but who cares you won't see it.

    Overall a great product for the price. After all, drilling into the bumper sucks.

    Thanks Ernest!

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  18. Jan 11, 2014 at 6:53 AM
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    I don't even have a 12-14 model but I just wanted to comment that it looks awesome. We dont' need front plates in KS. Dealer tried drilling holes in my bumper but I stopped them just in time. Great looking design.
     
  19. Jan 11, 2014 at 7:44 AM
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    Unfortunately Ohio does and it does give the pigs reason to pull you over when out late at night.
     
  20. Jan 11, 2014 at 2:12 PM
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    Brian, thanks for the pics!!!!
     
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