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Old 05-02-2008
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Removed front License plate holder and filled holes in

I took off my front license plate holder, and the holes looked just as bad as the license plate holder. I thought about little spikes, but my truck just doesn't convey spikes, so I found these LED bolts.

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was your license plate holder pop riveted on?
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ok. so im not the only one. i noticed that mine was pop-riveted on and i thought the previous owner did it.
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should have put spikes lol
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Yeah, Ford doesn't like to get carried away. And spikes maybe if it was lifted.
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Should of just left them out
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Should of just left them out

I'm still thinking about it. These stick out a little farther then I thought they would, I'm thinking a week will let me chose if I like them or hate them.
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It just seems like those lighted wiper sprayers to me, I'm not a fan. But hey its your truck
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It just seems like those lighted wiper sprayers to me, I'm not a fan. But hey its your truck
+1 ditch em
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Get some pics at night.
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y does it matter it just 2 little holes
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I dont like em but good luck with your decision!
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wired into the directional?
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isn't a front license plate a requirement in wisconsin? wait, don't answer... Yes, it is... good luck explaining to the cop why your front plate is gone and two LED bolts are in it's place.
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Wired into the park lights.
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bondo, sandpaper and paint.
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yuck imo. when I still had chrome on the front, and i ditched the front plate, I used stainless allen bolts....looked good.
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Interesting.
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I just did mine, but I sanded it down to bare metal, welded the holes in and then filled them with dolphin-glaze filler, primed it, put down 4 layers of color, and 3 layers of clear. As soon as the paint is cured I'll install the bumper and take some pics.
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bondo, sandpaper and paint.
they make chrome in a paint now?


i just left mine has holes, primed the backside and the width of the metal so that it wont rust as fast
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i left the rivets in mine for a long time.
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they make chrome in a paint now?
Edges have painted bumpers...
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Old 09-22-2008
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Resurrected...I removed them finally. I liked their little bit of amber light, but they stuck out to far. Then I put a Hunter bull bar on...and that sticks out way too far...all of that just to find I like stock better.
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how about filling the holes with some silver shell casings from a 9mm or 45?
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