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Old 11-30-2004, 04:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i've seen people who have done it, i want to know how, can anyone help me out, thanks in advance
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Old 11-30-2004, 04:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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take off your license plate and you are done... that is how some do it... i think it is bavauto that sells a thing that reaplaces the location of the license plate and says bmw or something like that...

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Old 11-30-2004, 04:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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take off your license plate and you are done... that is how some do it... i think it is bavauto that sells a thing that reaplaces the location of the license plate and says bmw or something like that...

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something that i can take of that black thing, that's what i mean
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which black thing... sorry if im not understanding.. i havent done this myself i have just saw the kit and put 2 and 2 together

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which black thing... sorry if im not understanding.. i havent done this myself i have just saw the kit and put 2 and 2 together

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Originally posted by SHAHAB323IS+Nov 30 2004, 05:48 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(SHAHAB323IS @ Nov 30 2004, 05:48 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-bigred318@Nov 30 2004, 05:29 PM
which black thing... sorry if im not understanding.. i havent done this myself i have just saw the kit and put 2 and 2 together

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I've done it, there is piece that you can buy on bavauto.com...

part number: 51111977306 Its called a "Front bumper license plate replacement strip"

For like $10.00 its hella worth it cause i drove around with my plate off for a while and it looks bad, so... Its cool cause if you ever want to put you front plate on again, you just take this peice out and put the other one on.

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Originally posted by SHAHAB323IS+Nov 30 2004, 05:48 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(SHAHAB323IS @ Nov 30 2004, 05:48 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-bigred318@Nov 30 2004, 05:29 PM
which black thing... sorry if im not understanding.. i havent done this myself i have just saw the kit and put 2 and 2 together

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It pops out. You gotta screw out the liscense plate screws and I think there is another screw behind the plate base then slowly pry it off. Bav Auto sells the plastic strip that replaces the plate holder for like $20.

BTW...everything always sound easier than it is when it comes to E36 cars. you'll probably spend a few hours trying to pry that thing off.

Good luck!
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no, this is actually a quick one...up there with one of the easiest cosmetic mods...
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nice if i get the 325 ill have to do that how many times do you think i would get pulled over though?

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sweet i'm doing it, in indiana we don't need front plates, so they won't care
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only get pulled over if the cop is a dick.. cops are looking to give moving violations... not stupid cosmetic tickets... unless u got some kind of crazy SHIT!!!...unless your speeding, and they give u that ticket instead... which would be a lot better... anyways, gl!
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I was sitting here like WTF and then it clicked OH they are in states that require front plates
hehe kinda slow tonight

but yes the strip makes it look SO much better
shows off and cleans up the lines of the front

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