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Old 08-27-2009, 05:40 PM
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so the previous owner cut most of the fender and covred the key whole for the back seat with the license plate so for the past 6 months I would either not put anything in it or take one of the screws out which is much annoying.

finally had some free time from grad school to buy some hinges. I liked this option a lot better than going the easy route of just moving the plate lower. I really like wen the plate is right under the tail light

Nothin spectacular but i thought i'd share

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Old 08-27-2009, 05:46 PM
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Looks great, Very innovative.
 
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Old 08-27-2009, 05:50 PM
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A very clever idea indeed.
+1 !!!
 
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Old 08-27-2009, 07:23 PM
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what keeps the plate from falling back down?
 
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Are those hinges spring loaded? If not, does the plate flap around while riding?
 
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Originally Posted by DBEAU View Post
Are those hinges spring loaded? If not, does the plate flap around while riding?
its not spring loaded, but there is a decent amount of resistance while flipping the hinge so that it doesn't move...at least while moving at 40....haven't tried it at highway speeds..that might be a diferent story and I mighthave to change them out for something stronger
 
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i might steal that idea, you got any pics of it a little farther back?
 
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Originally Posted by boostlessF4i View Post
i might steal that idea, you got any pics of it a little farther back?
I"ll take some pics right now for ya bud..give me 5 minutes
 
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I'll get some better ones in the daytime
 
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Old 08-27-2009, 10:47 PM
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If you have problems at high way speeds of it flapping i would suggest a huge strip of industrial strength Velcro.. That way it wont lift on ya.
 

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