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> license plates, what do you have on your front bumper?
Type 47
post Mar 9 2023, 09:04 PM
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Missouri is one of the many states that require a front license plate but I'm not a big fan of them for my 914 and Vette's.

I don't have a license plate frame on the front of my chrome 914 bumper, but have two square holes for plastic bolt inserts to bolt on the plates.

is there a method to put a euro plate on? If so, where would you get a plate?

Are there ways to cover up the square holes without a plate?

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post Mar 10 2023, 12:29 AM
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QUOTE(Type 47 @ Mar 9 2023, 09:04 PM) *

Missouri is one of the many states that require a front license plate but I'm not a big fan of them for my 914 and Vette's.

I don't have a license plate frame on the front of my chrome 914 bumper, but have two square holes for plastic bolt inserts to bolt on the plates.

is there a method to put a euro plate on? If so, where would you get a plate?

Are there ways to cover up the square holes without a plate?

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post Mar 10 2023, 06:28 AM
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I'm taking a chance without one. Worried more about my speeding.Attached Image
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post Mar 10 2023, 06:42 AM
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On a chrome bumper I leave two fresh OE tin clips in the square holes.
They practically disappear.
NJ is a two plate state.
If you're not a jerk or a terrible offender you can usually get away with a
single plate.
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post Mar 10 2023, 07:01 AM
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In New Jersey if you register your car as antique and get the QQ antique plates you are only required to have 1 plate on the car. Good deal, free registration every 3 years, no inspection. 1500 miles per year??? Who is keeping track?
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post Mar 10 2023, 07:30 AM
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I went to Ace Hardware and bought two chrome carriage bolts- they are a smooth crown top, and bolted them in. Looks 100% better than 2 holes.

I also bought a decal of my front license plate in the event I ever do get hassled, I could apply that and see if that works. (IMG:style_emoticons/default/beerchug.gif)
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post Mar 10 2023, 09:34 AM
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post Mar 10 2023, 09:37 AM
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post Mar 10 2023, 09:50 AM
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Like most states, here is the law in Nevada.

Nevada law requires most vehicles to display front and rear license plates at all times, except motorcycles and trailers, which require only a rear plate. You must display both plates if the vehicle is designed for a front plate or if the manufacturer offers an add-on bracket or frame.

Personally I thinks its BS and some tough cops will write the ticket every time, even if there is no provision to mount it (ask me how I know). That was 15ish years ago so hopefully they have lightened up a little since most new cars don't have mounting provisions. So for now I'll just run with one in front.

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post Mar 10 2023, 10:04 AM
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post Mar 10 2023, 10:18 AM
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Only on the rear for collector plates in WA. No yearly fees. Once and done. There are conditions and terms for using them that most people ignore. I use one of my WCR metal plates on the front.
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post Mar 10 2023, 12:41 PM
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QUOTE(Cairo94507 @ Mar 10 2023, 08:30 AM) *

I went to Ace Hardware and bought two chrome carriage bolts- they are a smooth crown top, and bolted them in. Looks 100% better than 2 holes.


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No front plate required in Michigan, and have used the bolts from ACE for years.
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post Mar 10 2023, 12:52 PM
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QUOTE(Garland @ Mar 10 2023, 10:41 AM) *
QUOTE(Cairo94507 @ Mar 10 2023, 08:30 AM) *
I went to Ace Hardware and bought two chrome carriage bolts- they are a smooth crown top, and bolted them in. Looks 100% better than 2 holes.

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No front plate required in Michigan, and have used the bolts from ACE for years.

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post Mar 10 2023, 06:35 PM
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Thanks everyone. I looks like a trip to Autozone is in my future.

I've driven for over 20 years without a front plate and have had minimal issues. My wife got a ticket in her Caddy about a year ago. I paid (the non-moving violation, no points) and told her if she got another one I would pay that also.

I'm getting Historic Vehicle plates also.
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post Mar 10 2023, 06:40 PM
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QUOTE(euro911 @ Mar 10 2023, 11:52 AM) *

QUOTE(Garland @ Mar 10 2023, 10:41 AM) *
QUOTE(Cairo94507 @ Mar 10 2023, 08:30 AM) *
I went to Ace Hardware and bought two chrome carriage bolts- they are a smooth crown top, and bolted them in. Looks 100% better than 2 holes.

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No front plate required in Michigan, and have used the bolts from ACE for years.

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I have those same caps in black for my black bumper
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post Mar 10 2023, 07:08 PM
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just use 1/4 inch carriage bolts.
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post Mar 11 2023, 02:45 PM
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Never run a front plate on a car you need to drill holes in, but both 914's obviously came drilled so I also thought euro delivery front plates looked great... (and I guess this shows my opinion of P crests on 914's) Attached Image
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QUOTE(SKL1 @ Mar 11 2023, 01:45 PM) *

Never run a front plate on a car you need to drill holes in, but both 914's obviously came drilled so I also thought euro delivery front plates looked great... (and I guess this shows my opinion of P crests on 914's) Attached Image



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post Mar 11 2023, 05:12 PM
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post Mar 11 2023, 05:28 PM
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I got a ticket 40 years ago in WA for no front plate. I took it to court. The judge told me that durning WWII Washington decided to go to one plate but we’re debating if it should be on the front or back. The war ended before they made a decision, so they left the law alone. I had to pay the court minimum fee.
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