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post #1 of 11 Old 26th April 2013, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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Best way to mount front license plate?

I was just pulled over by a motorcycle and given a Fix-It ticket (well, 3 actually) for the lack of a front license plate, hte darkness of my tint and my exhaust being too loud. Funnily enough the exhaust was installed yesterday and is only the Eisenmann race. I don't think it's that loud, but we'll see. This I think I can get around quite easily.

That said, what's the best way to mount the front license plate without damaging the front bumper? Preferably something temporary.

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post #2 of 11 Old 26th April 2013, 09:16 PM
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I'm running this mount on my e39 m5, but nothing on my e60 m5.

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Look at the Lawless Six from Seattle. 6 out of 7 M6 weren't wearing the front plates, even though it is required by law. I guess WA patrol has more productive things to be busy with.
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Just bought mine with one on. Best way to remove it? I'm guessing they drilled through the front bumper. Do people use bumper plugs?
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Some cops are just picky. Get the latch one. Remove it after you clear the fixing ticket... if you get one :thumbdown:

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I'm running this mount on my e39 m5, but nothing on my e60 m5.

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I have seen lots of these on M3's none so far on an M6. I will likely use this on the E46 if I have trouble with the fuzz. Our beast was drilled when we bought her.
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Thanks for the suggestions gents. I'll take a look at the links in a few.
Ironically, after all this happened I went to base to get a new base sticker (those in the military will understand). Well, sure enough, I'm sitting there talking to the Sgt and ask about what the legal tint is in Cali. He says he isn't sure but asks why. I mention the Fix-It tickets and I'll be damned if he didn't sign off on them as complete. Overall, it was a good day! lol.

I will still probably change my driver/passenger tint because it's a little too dark, even for simply reversing at night. I may actually make it legal...or pretty close to. The rest will remain dark as hell.
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[quote=LopeyDeath;3124337 sign off on them as complete.[/quote]

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