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KevinNJ 07-01-2012 03:06 PM

front license plate
 
Looking for some ideas to mount a license plate to a 2 inch bumper. Everything I find is for a 3 inch. Anyone else do this without drilling into the bumper?

BLK00TJ 07-01-2012 03:29 PM

I've seen a lot of folks use zipties.

2"? That's pretty narrow isn't it?

jeepers29 07-01-2012 03:40 PM

Put 4 strong magnets between the bumper and the plate. I haven't tried it but might work.

kewlkarim 07-01-2012 03:44 PM

2" pipe clamps.
http://www.computercablestore.com/im...co/ER-CD0B.jpg

aelwero 07-01-2012 03:45 PM

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Originally Posted by jeepers29 (Post 2534581)
Put 4 strong magnets between the bumper and the plate. I haven't tried it but might work.

you have to glue the magnets to the plate...

fbeiii 07-01-2012 03:47 PM

do you have a winch with a fairlead, I used d cell maglite clips and installed on the rollers.

BeaverJeeper 07-01-2012 03:50 PM

i used paracord and tied it to my grill. looks pretty lame though.

TJDave 07-01-2012 03:55 PM

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Originally Posted by fbeiii (Post 2534605)
do you have a winch with a fairlead, I used d cell maglite clips and installed on the rollers.

X2. Just bolt the clips to the licence plate. Yank the plate off when you are out playing. :thumb:

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/j...DSCN1965-1.jpg


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Neil F. 07-01-2012 06:42 PM

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Yep that's what I used. It was in the electrical section. Painted it black.

KevinNJ 07-02-2012 02:13 PM

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Originally Posted by Neil F. (Post 2535017)
Yep that's what I used. It was in the electrical section. Painted it black.

Thanks! What did you use to hold the plates to the pipe clamps?

dcstewart 07-02-2012 02:19 PM

Zip ties. Get them from the never ending supply in my glove box.

Neil F. 07-02-2012 03:05 PM

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Originally Posted by KevinNJ (Post 2537574)
Thanks! What did you use to hold the plates to the pipe clamps?


It's a license plate holder from the parts store.


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