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Old 11-18-2012, 12:18 PM   #2451
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Old 11-18-2012, 12:54 PM   #2452
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nice pics Tim, thanks!
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:30 PM   #2453
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Thanks for the leather boots Tim. Look much better than the crappy vinyl ones.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:46 PM   #2454
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^^ did u bleed the clutch on the st? How'd it work
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:04 PM   #2455
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nice pics Tim, thanks!
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Thanks for the leather boots Tim. Look much better than the crappy vinyl ones.
Welcome! Glad you like them
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:19 AM   #2456
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Sorry I did get to go up there guys we had a guy quit at work so I got stuck working open to close all weekend long.
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Old 11-19-2012, 03:46 PM   #2457
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My only two pics for now. Gonna remove the pin stripe and the door edge guards. Stupid dealer we traded it for put them on! Yuck!
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Old 11-19-2012, 03:49 PM   #2458
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My only two pics for now. Gonna remove the pin stripe and the door edge guards. Stupid dealer we traded it for put them on! Yuck!
Awesomeness. Good plan on removing the dealer add-on crap, and be glad that they didn't put a front license plate bracket on it!
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:28 PM   #2459
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Awesomeness. Good plan on removing the dealer add-on crap, and be glad that they didn't put a front license plate bracket on it!
I know! It's still in the trunk. Anyone NOT running a front plate in WI? Any issues? The good thing about this front plate bracket, is that it just drills into the black grill inbetween the slats. Not goin to muck up the white painted surfaces. But still looks way better with no front plate at all!
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Old 11-19-2012, 04:36 PM   #2460
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Me!

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Nope!

I've had mine off since September-ish, and have passed by plenty of cops with no stops or other attention. I don't know the exact law, but I've heard if there is no bespoke mounting bracketry for the plate, then it is not required.

BUT, if the cops need an excuse to pull you over, they could probably use that, and try to get you for something else.

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Yes, for passenger cars and light trucks.
So it looks like running a front plate is illegal and could result in a citation. But it's obviously not enforced very thoroughly around here, as I've seen plenty of cars (in addition to mine) running without a front plate. Regular cars, 'sporty' cars, cars with deer damage, all sorts. In any case, I keep mine under the front passenger floormat and screws in the glovebox, and my excuse is "We just had a Focus meet a few days ago". (Which is actually when I took mine off, the September Oshkosh meet!)
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