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Will these fit in the hole ? i had bought some from Walmart but they didnt fit. The screw was to big.
 

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Kaneda said:
what do you guys think of these?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&tc=photo&item=4526240408&category=35557

i am sick of the two ugly holes in my front bumper from the license plate.

or maybe i like these better.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&tc=photo&item=4548605137&category=35557


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How about just having the holes filled-in and then painted over (to match) by a local body/paint shop? If you intend to put something in the holes in order to cover them up so-to-speak, you're actually making them more obvious. ;)
 

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Hey DJ how much you think something like that will cost ?
 

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Last week, when I was at my Chrysler dealer picking-up my car, a gentleman came to pick-up his CV '300 Limited' which was parked right behind my car. I couldn't help but overhear the conversation he had with the new car prep/custom upgrade manager.

It appears that this gentleman had my dealer install an E&G custom mesh grill onto his car. When they did so, they also modified and lowered the front license plate bracket as usual. Per 'SOP', the installer drilled the two required mounting holes through the lower front fascia in order to attach the modified front license plate bracket. Evidently, it was somehow lost during their initial conversation that the owner didn't want the license bracket installed back onto his car. He had already checked and was pleased to learn that no holes had been previously drilled through the front fascia upon initial installation of the original bracket.

When he came to pick-up his car the first time, he was shocked to discover that two mounting holes had now been drilled into his vehicle's lower front fascia. So, to satisfy the customer, my dealer had their 'off-site' body/paint shop (which also happens to be the one I use) fill-in the freshly drilled mounting holes and then paint/blend to match the rest of the front fascia. I was called over to inspect the repaired area and honestly, you couldn't even tell that there had been holes drilled through it...it looked great!

So, I know that it can be done for sure; however, I'm not sure as to what the cost might be for your body shop to do the work. I'd suggest checking with your Chrysler dealer (if they happen to have their own 'in-house' body shop), or check with the 'off-site' shop which they use for their cars. I'm sure that it really won't be all that expensive, because it's something that's easily done with the proper equipment and 'know how'...maybe fifty bucks or so. ;)
 

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when i got my base 300 i told them right away not front plate. we dont need it in south florida. when i got my C it already had the front liscense plate holder on. :( so i went out and bought some small screws that fit. it looks ok now
 

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My C is on order. I will be instructing the dealership not to drill holes (front plate not required in NC) AND not to put dealership decals or plaks on the back (unless they want to pay me a monthly advertising rate). Rinse it off w/ a hose, but don't dry it or put any soap on the car...I'll take care of that.
 

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Kaneda said:
what do you guys think of these?
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&tc=photo&item=4526240408&category=35557

i am sick of the two ugly holes in my front bumper from the license plate.

or maybe i like these better.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&tc=photo&item=4548605137&category=35557


michael
YIKES! You're messing with us, right? Who you going to impale with those things? They look like they fell off of a H-D hog.

Just go to your stealership and get the body-color plastic plug-ins. My 300C was 'imported' from a state that has front plates. We don't. My salesperson removed the bracket and stuck in some little plastic plugs. They're nearly invisible from 10' away.
 

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hehehehe

i think they look pretty cool. but i would rather not have anything showing.
i'll talk to my body shop about it and see what they say.



i may still put the spikes in.. hehehe the more rounded ones that look like bullet heads..
 

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here in san diego they ask you to sign a wavier, you have a choice whether you want the front plate on our not...

but yeah, don't stick those in there... that's scary :x
 

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jdnc300c said:
My C is on order. I will be instructing the dealership not to drill holes (front plate not required in NC) AND not to put dealership decals or plaks on the back (unless they want to pay me a monthly advertising rate). Rinse it off w/ a hose, but don't dry it or put any soap on the car...I'll take care of that.

Which dealer are you working with?




...sT
 

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stinasaurus said:
here in san diego they ask you to sign a wavier, you have a choice whether you want the front plate on our not...

but yeah, don't stick those in there... that's scary :x
Actually there's really no need for the dealer to ever drill holes into the lower front fascia in order to install the OEM front license plate bracket onto the OEM grill. It's actually attached via two stout plastic integrated clips which attach onto the lower portion of the OEM grill. The holes are only required when re-installing the modified OEM bracket so it can be properly relocated below a custom grill. ;)
 

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Thanks for the info; I'm planning on instructing my dealer to not install the front plate holder, but in case he doesn't listen??? Thanks again.
 

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Simon - Smith Stokes in Reidsville. Model - After verbally instructing them, I would suggest sending them an email so you have record of it (As a follow up to our discussion today etc........). The sales guy isn't the guy who drills the holes, so a little CYA is recommended.
 
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