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License Plates. #255254 Aug 20, 8:21pm Aug 20, 8:21pm
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License Plates.
To everyone that has a body kit and is required to have a front plate where did you put it? I dont really wanna have drill holes in my kaminari front frown

Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255255 Aug 20, 9:27pm Aug 20, 9:27pm
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krazy glue, magnets, scotch tape, or any combination of the three. thumbsup


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Re: License Plates. [Re: scuderia575m] #255256 Aug 20, 9:28pm Aug 20, 9:28pm
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i just put it on my dash


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Re: License Plates. [Re: gtscelica05] #255257 Aug 20, 9:32pm Aug 20, 9:32pm
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i dont even know where i put mine lol. i just kinda dont have it on lol

Re: License Plates. [Re: gtscelica05] #255258 Aug 20, 9:43pm Aug 20, 9:43pm
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Originally Posted by gtscelica05
i just put it on my dash

or dont do it wink

Re: License Plates. [Re: fonz182] #255259 Aug 20, 9:56pm Aug 20, 9:56pm
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Just leave it in your glove compartment until the cops give ya trouble. Then figure something out.

Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255260 Aug 20, 10:05pm Aug 20, 10:05pm
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We don't need a front plate in Alberta.

Oh yeah baby! grin

Re: License Plates. [Re: robare99] #255261 Aug 20, 10:23pm Aug 20, 10:23pm
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Originally Posted by robare99
We don't need a front plate in Alberta.

Oh yeah baby! grin



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Re: License Plates. [Re: Virgilson] #255262 Aug 21, 7:33am Aug 21, 7:33am
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in states that do need a front plate is it legal to put it in the dash?


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Re: License Plates. [Re: Virgilson] #255263 Aug 21, 7:33am Aug 21, 7:33am
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in states that do need a front plate is it legal to put it in the dash?


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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255264 Aug 21, 9:16am Aug 21, 9:16am
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They are techniqly supposed to be securly attached to the front. Id just leave it off and keep it on you in case you get pulled ver. Tell them someone ripped it off and you just got the bodywork redone and havent attached it yet

Re: License Plates. [Re: AdamVIP] #255265 Aug 21, 10:07am Aug 21, 10:07am
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jdm style, off the to the left... although it looks funny from the side... it looks good from the front...

Re: License Plates. [Re: dea7hr0w] #255266 Aug 21, 1:17pm Aug 21, 1:17pm
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Found this on the scion forums... but if you have a grill SECURELY installed to your Celi - this could also work out quite well for you too thumbsup

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Items needed: (items listed can be found at Lowes)

2 - 4 or 5 inch 3/8ths carriage bolts (I used 5 inch, maybe a little longer than needed)
4 - Large flat washers ( I covered one side of each with vinyl sticker for scratch protection)
2 - smaller washers (fender washers ?)
2 - 1.5 inch steel Spacers
4 - 3/8ths nuts ( I used two regular and two with the locking plastic ring inside)
OPTIONAL: Mounting bar (I used some flat aluminum, NOT fun to work with)

Mounting bar is optional because you could just use the bolts thru the License Plate holes and mount it straight up that way.

Drill holes in the mounting bar and dremel or file holes to accomodate square part of carriage bolt head. Insert carriage bolts, put small washers on the bolts. Follow with steel Spacers and regular 3/8ths nuts. Tighten nuts to hold carriage bolts and Spacers in place. Add one large washer to each bolt. Insert bolts thru honeycomb at desired location. Place large washer on each carriage bolt behind honeycomb, follow with locking nuts. Tighten deez nuts until it sandwiches the honeycomb between the large washers. Add additional nut to lock if desired.

You should end up with something like this:

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Re: License Plates. [Re: isaac] #255267 Aug 21, 1:18pm Aug 21, 1:18pm
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The reason I wanted the bar was originally so I could swap between my Cali plate and my JDM looking one when needed without having to take the whole thing apart. As i got down to the end of the project, I used two LED lighted bolts for the plate. It looks good except that It's not going to be easy to hide the wiring with this bracket and by running the wires thru the holes, it makes it hard to quickly swap the plates. I may have to rethink the lights on here...

Anyway, hope this helps. I planned it all out as I was browsing thru Lowe's. Hopefully this will help someone else save some time. I thought about making a kit, but with the weight of these little things, it'd probably cost more just to ship than to buy the parts locally.

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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255268 Aug 21, 1:19pm Aug 21, 1:19pm
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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255269 Aug 21, 1:19pm Aug 21, 1:19pm
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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255270 Aug 21, 1:20pm Aug 21, 1:20pm
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Re: License Plates. [Re: isaac] #255271 Aug 21, 1:40pm Aug 21, 1:40pm
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hahahh thats tite stuff, good find thumbsup i really dont know if its ilegal not to have it on the front, but you know wat i say
FUCK THE POLICE grin

Re: License Plates. [Re: Clos] #255272 Aug 21, 8:19pm Aug 21, 8:19pm
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wow isaac good post! thanks for your help. The grill i have is the kaminari honey comb and i think the holes may be to small to do that idea with but what about just zip tie it to the grill?


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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255273 Aug 23, 12:48pm Aug 23, 12:48pm
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Why not attach it to your mesh grill. I've seen that done B4

Re: License Plates. [Re: DSGB4LYF23] #255274 Aug 23, 12:57pm Aug 23, 12:57pm
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^^^^^ with zip ties?


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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255275 Aug 23, 1:57pm Aug 23, 1:57pm
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I use to leave mine in my windshield. I would get pulled over all the time for it. One cop told me that if i was ever in a car accident that it would cut my or my passengers head off eek


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Re: License Plates. [Re: QuickChick03gt] #255276 Aug 23, 2:10pm Aug 23, 2:10pm
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LoL I won't be putting it there then!


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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255277 Aug 24, 9:55am Aug 24, 9:55am
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rofl

Re: License Plates. [Re: oas] #255278 Oct 9, 9:44pm Oct 9, 9:44pm
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a good idea to avoid that line,"it could cut off the passengers head" is to use suction cups! i have my License Plate in the dash with 3 suction cups held on to it. that plate aint goin no where unless you pulled it off using a grip of your strength. try it out! happywink

Re: License Plates. [Re: tido] #255279 Oct 11, 3:35am Oct 11, 3:35am
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thats a good idea...how do the suction cups attach to the plate?


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Re: License Plates. [Re: Weasel] #255280 Oct 11, 4:24am Oct 11, 4:24am
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why don't you just get a standard toyota plate holder from a dealer? or if you really don't want to put any holes in your front, get a license sticker made up from vinyl, I'm sure a decent graphics shop will be able to sort you out thumbsup


Or fix it with adhesive pads.. http://ec-uk.net/product1.asp?ShopRef=173&ProdRef=1364

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