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Steven
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Dec 10, 3:09pm - #348539 
Hinging front license plate bracket

Do you guys have one of those front License Plate brackets that allows the front plate to hinge flat while driving due to the rush of air but remains in its upright position at a standstill?
The miata guys have a kit you can buy: http://www.teammiata.com/TM305.htm

I was wondering if you could just make this a DIY kind of deal. Let me know

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Dec 10, 3:21pm - #348540 
what's the point? you still have a front plate on


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Dec 10, 3:27pm - #348541 
Doing so would allow the most amount of air to be flowed through the radiator

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Dec 10, 3:28pm - #348542 
it's useless and ugly. there's no use for it. if it was for the back, then i'll be all over it and use it to run away toll gates. rofl jk! jk!

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Dec 10, 3:31pm - #348543 
This means nothing.

Originally Posted by Pnoy
it's useless and ugly. there's no use for it. if it was for the back, then i'll be all over it and use it to run away toll gates. rofl jk! jk!

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Dec 10, 4:01pm - #348544 
is cool but i'm just gonna stick with what i have.. thumbsup


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Dec 10, 4:19pm - #348545 
the radiator gets enough air.


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Dec 10, 4:52pm - #348546 
u can make one with a spring loaded cabinet hinge, and some glue (super glue or expoxy)

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Dec 11, 2:01am - #348547 
I used zip-ties and tied them to my lower grill and it flaps up when im driving, still looks ugly though, but hey i already got pulled over twice for not having my front License Plate visible thumbsdown

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Dec 11, 2:11am - #348548 
no point...

still have to drill and the radiator gets more than sufficient air supply.

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Dec 11, 8:03am - #348549 
satoshi has one,nm his is something different

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Dec 11, 9:17am - #348550 
don't matter to me anyway...i don't have my front License Plate mounted on my bumper grin

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Dec 11, 2:40pm - #348551 
Don't need a front License Plate here in florida, only one in the back grin

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Dec 11, 3:07pm - #348552 
doesn't look to difficult im sure you could make one you wouldn't need anything springloaded as long as you postined the plate correctly on the bracket the weight of the palte owuld bring it down while stopping


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