US front license plate mounting options

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US front license plate mounting options

Postby ksgrimsr » Fri 05.12.2008, 16:14

Since I'm a newbie I'm a little embarrassed to ask such basic questions, but a quick search of the the vast sea of info in the forum didn't turn up what I was looking for (I'm sure it's there if I made the right search).

For US cars in states that require a front plate, what mounting options are there? I'm not very eager to drill holes in the front of my car nor obstruct airflow through the radiator. I'm sure this must be a common and obvious thing, but I'm at a loss.

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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby MattDon » Fri 05.12.2008, 16:30

im not sure what the laws are in the US, but in the uk they are either glued on using sticky pads or two self tapping screws, and its mounted centre middle of the bumper. But if you looking for an alternative mounting position id be interested to see peoples ideas as id like to move mine either off centre or lower and angled up.
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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby lotusgirlmarie » Fri 05.12.2008, 18:27

I used an Esprit mounting plinth. Two small holes under the bumper so they're not noticeable from the front. This way when I go to shows and to the track it's an easy on off operation.
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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby lotos » Fri 05.12.2008, 19:04

I put the plate in my trunk and will tell any officer that complains that the mounting part is on order from England :-D
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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby tigerdog » Sat 06.12.2008, 22:38

I found a seat on the local Police Captain's Community Advisory Board and am helping to sponsor the Christmas party for the officers and staff... and the plate is in the map holder between the seats. :-)
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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby Elanlover » Thu 21.05.2009, 20:24

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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby esprit888 » Thu 21.05.2009, 23:08

Same place i mounted mine :smt023

tigerdog wrote:I found a seat on the local Police Captain's Community Advisory Board and am helping to sponsor the Christmas party for the officers and staff... and the plate is in the map holder between the seats. :-)
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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby tigerdog » Fri 22.05.2009, 04:54

Elanlover wrote:This could work

Needs a remote switch to activate it from the driver's seat. If pulled over, activate before the constable walks round to the front and plead ignorance. :twisted:
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Re: US front license plate mounting options

Postby Doug » Fri 22.05.2009, 22:06

:agree:


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