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View Poll Results: Do you run a front license plate?
Yes I do 46 68.66%
No I dont 12 17.91%
I didn't... but now I have to 9 13.43%
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Old 07-29-2008, 04:06 PM   #1
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Who runs a front plate?

Simple enough. I just wanna see how people have their front plate mounted.
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Old 07-29-2008, 04:09 PM   #2
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I think you should be asking how many people DON'T run front plates. From what I see.. 90% of us run front plates to avoid unwanted heat (despite how nasty it looks). When I travel in the U.S. often i'll remove my front plate. Never any problems there because the local state police don't know Ontario laws.
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Old 07-29-2008, 04:10 PM   #3
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Interesting. I thought It was the opposite.
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Old 07-29-2008, 04:43 PM   #4
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I took it off, well that lasted about a week
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Old 07-29-2008, 05:06 PM   #5
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I ran without mine for a few months... even got pulled over with it off, and nothing was said about it. I put it back on just to avoid giving "them" a reason to stop me, and potentially find something else...
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Old 07-29-2008, 05:35 PM   #6
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When i first got the car i ran it cause i was a pussy. When i got the M3 bumper i stopped running it, never got a ticket, but got pulled over a few times & got warnings. When i got my personlized plate, i started running it again.
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Old 07-29-2008, 05:39 PM   #7
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I didn't run it. Got 2-3 tickets. Now I run it.
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:15 PM   #8
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I didn't run it. Got 2-3 tickets. Now I run it.
same lol. i have it against will
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:39 PM   #9
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Yea i do only because the front plate bracket is mounted on the bumper with screws
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Old 07-29-2008, 11:50 PM   #10
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i didnt have one for a while but now i have it back on. i dont need the extra attention.
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Old 07-29-2008, 11:55 PM   #11
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I've always rocked it; I find it flows nicely on the front.. at least on the E46.. there is a big spot for it on the OEM bumper.
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:14 AM   #12
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Always sported the front plate...its not worth the hassle...
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Old 07-30-2008, 12:03 PM   #13
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I do... More because of the fact that the bracket looks ugly without the plate there.

I took my car through a car wash once and it ripped my front plate right off... I lost all the screws but got the plate, so it sat in my car for about 2 months before I decided to go buy more screws and put it back on. Wasn't bothered even once during that time by the cops. And I saw plenty of them on the road, they just didn't really care. I guess a black e34 525 is low key enough not to warrant the attention.... usually it's the done up coupes that get the heat.
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Old 07-30-2008, 01:30 PM   #14
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I think you should be asking how many people DON'T run front plates. From what I see.. 90% of us run front plates to avoid unwanted heat (despite how nasty it looks). When I travel in the U.S. often i'll remove my front plate. Never any problems there because the local state police don't know Ontario laws.
I'd be careful with that... my friend almost got a ticket for not running his Ontario front plate in a US state where no front plates were required.

My friend tried to argue to the cop that front plates aren't required in the state they're in currently, the cop said it didn't matter since he's not from that state, and in Ontario a front plate is required.

Needless to say, he had to mount his front plate right then and there to avoid the ticket.
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Old 07-30-2008, 01:33 PM   #15
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People should try running their plate(s) mounted upside down just for kicks. Is there legislation dictating the orientation that the plate has to be in? Those ugly body kits are already mounting them crooked.
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