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ok guys, getting very annoyed and tired at fill up time. Running tail light guards makes it rather difficult to fill up because the gas nozzle doesn't fit properly.

Looking to relocate the license plate. Would like to hear and see what others have done about this issue. Was looking at maybe moving it to the spare tire but this could be an issue in the event you actually have to use the spare (maybe..not sure).

Either way, looking for suggestions.

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I would get rid of the taillight guards or deal with it
 

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Agreed, never understood the need for taillight armor.
I mean what are we really protecting.

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I have some of the pasta strainer guards on my jeep but i just liked the look of them because my uncle had them on his CJ8 but they dont protect anything.






And then you have the goofy tube style guards that i guess could work as guards if you backed into a tree but then you end up denting the hell out of the tub to protect a $20 tail light... i dont see them as being a good idea at all.


 

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Here's an idea and a complete deep-investment $ wise, grab a set of rear-corner guards from a TJ and do the fuel-relocation conversion. No more holding the license plate down to fuel, keep the license plate where it is, -and- you get to keep your tail-light guards :)

I only suggest this because I considered it for myself one time ago. Here in NJ, we aren't "allowed" to fuel our own vehicles, so the gas-attendants have a hard time with the license-plate thing on the YJ's. So I was considering this an option bc I didn't want the fuel nozzles popping out and spraying my Jeep anymore, but now I just break the law and fill my Jeep myself lol.

I would love to bypass the whole license-plate fuel setup by going the TJ way, one day I'm going to do it lol.
 

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Even if I had taillight guards, I wouldn't have any problems gassing up. In order to be able to set the little trigger on the pump handle and not have it click off as soon as I let go, I simply turn the nozzle sideways and go off to clean my windshield.
It wouldn't matter if I had the guards or not.
I have a body lift, so my filler hose between the tank and fill port is longer than a stock hose.

Good Luck, L.M.
 
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I used self tapping screws and attached my rear license plate directly to the swing away tire carrier.



Did you hook up a license plate light?
 

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ok guys, getting very annoyed and tired at fill up time. Running tail light guards makes it rather difficult to fill up because the gas nozzle doesn't fit properly.

Looking to relocate the license plate. Would like to hear and see what others have done about this issue. Was looking at maybe moving it to the spare tire but this could be an issue in the event you actually have to use the spare (maybe..not sure).

Either way, looking for suggestions.

Thanks
My son digs driving mine so I just make him fill it for me...….
 
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