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Old 03-30-2010, 09:33 PM
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Hey everyone! I bought a factory front license plate frame for my Betsy and it didn't come with any instructions or hardware. Can anyone tell me how to install this? Thanks!
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Old 03-31-2010, 01:48 AM
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Look for the indents... they're there in the center. You also need the plastic bracket.
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Look for the indents... they're there in the center. You also need the plastic bracket.
Thank you for your response. I have looked, there are no indents on my bumper. What I bought is the black plastic piece that looks like it has 3 push plugs on the back. Is that what I am supposed to have? Or is there something else I need??

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I'm not 100% sure, but the indents he is talking about may be on the inside of the bumper? I know you have to drill the bumper to put the front plate bracket on. Not sure if you have to take the bumper off to do that.
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How to install . .

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Old 03-31-2010, 06:41 PM
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I'm not 100% sure, but the indents he is talking about may be on the inside of the bumper? I know you have to drill the bumper to put the front plate bracket on. Not sure if you have to take the bumper off to do that.
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How to install . .

Hope you can read these instructions.
Thank you so much! I can read it fine, thanks!! This is a HUGE HELP!!!!
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Perfect timing, aprilm & Duffy! I also need to do this.
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god I HATE front plates....
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Old 04-02-2010, 06:28 PM
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When I bought the plastic plate from my VW dealer they didn't give me any screws for it, so I went back and he told me to be very careful not to discharge the air bag by hitting the sensor on the backside of the bumper. Have you heard of this? Or are they just trying to scare me into letting them do it?
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I WISH there were indents in the front bumper cover. When we lived in NH which requires front plates the prep person at the dealership that installed the plate holders on the 03 vert and 03 TurboS we bought new mounted them both off center by an inch.

Great technical bulletin post Duffy
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