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Old 03-10-2019, 03:26 PM   #31
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I use the Skene Design plate holder on the E90. Itís not technically drill free, but rather drill in an invisible area.

It also looks a million times better than the bulky stock bracket, and because you can mount it in the center, it doesnít look offensively stupid, like the tow hook brackets.

https://skenebrackets.com
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Old 03-10-2019, 03:34 PM   #32
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I guess I could have posted in this thread last year. I had mixed feelings about installing the front tag bracket on the Camaro. The car definitely looks better with none. The intended location for the bracket is pop riveted into the lower grille. There are tow hook options for display on the side and hidden holders that display the tag at the bottom of the front end, but I think they both look cheesy. The tow hook ones are $25-$50 and the hidden ones are $90-$100. A replacement grille insert is ~$100 and does not need painting.

I also thought about the fact that I spent/spend extra for the special edition and vanity tag that I want people to see and decided that it doesn't look too bad, so, fuck it.
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Old 03-10-2019, 03:47 PM   #33
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And, yeah, I wouldnít put a plate on that Alfa, either.

Euro plates donít look completely horrid, but thereís no place to put a US plate that doesnít fuck it all up.

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Old 03-10-2019, 10:17 PM   #34
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So far the double sided tape on the VW is holding fine.

I havenít mounted the plate on the Tesla yet, but it came from the store with double sided tape.

And, yeah, I wouldnít put a plate on that Alfa, either.
I put the double sided tape holder on the front of my 3... decided against the other aftermarket options...
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Old 03-11-2019, 07:32 AM   #35
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I use the Skene Design plate holder on the E90. Itís not technically drill free, but rather drill in an invisible area.

It also looks a million times better than the bulky stock bracket, and because you can mount it in the center, it doesnít look offensively stupid, like the tow hook brackets.

https://skenebrackets.com
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Old 03-25-2019, 06:12 PM   #36
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Well, my streak ended. I finally got pulled over in the M3 for not having a front plate. He gave me a written warning but did mention that as of July of 2018 written warnings go on your record in MA. I had a good run of 8.5 total car years with no front plates.

I'm now considering options.

Sigh... cops with nothing to do in my town. Oh well.
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Old 03-25-2019, 10:07 PM   #37
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I like the option Nick linked to above, My NSX had something similar but the bracket also allowed the plate to fold under the car.
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