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Old 01-20-2013, 10:00 AM   #1901
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:38 AM   #1902
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I hate to say this but, am I the only one who doesn't like euro plates?
I hate them too. We are not in Europe, we are not required to run front plates (at least where I am), front plates kill the look of the car and, I can go on and on.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:45 AM   #1903
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What kills the front look the worst is the giant rectangular flat recess for the front plate... Not everyone in this country has to run a front plate so why did Ford have to include this feature???
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:01 AM   #1904
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What kills the front look the worst is the giant rectangular flat recess for the front plate... Not everyone in this country has to run a front plate so why did Ford have to include this feature???
Agreed. That recess looks stupid and in my eyes having it covered looks better.


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Old 01-20-2013, 11:19 AM   #1905
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[QUOTE=misfire;4548208]Agreed. That recess looks stupid and in my eyes having it covered looks better.

I think most of the state plates looks bad. The euro plates such as Mysfire has is at least original and personalized for him so I like it. The blank patch is distracting without a plate but Ohio requires a plate so I have it covered, if in-artfully..
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:24 PM   #1906
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I think most states require plates and I don't think Ford was going to add more cost supplying a different panel for such states that don't require them. I'd rather they put a little money into a proper exhaust tip since Honda can find the money to throw one on a sub $20k Fit I don't see why Ford couldn't even offer the option especailly on the Ti models.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:40 PM   #1907
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I think most states require plates and I don't think Ford was going to add more cost supplying a different panel for such states that don't require them. I'd rather they put a little money into a proper exhaust tip since Honda can find the money to throw one on a sub $20k Fit I don't see why Ford couldn't even offer the option especailly on the Ti models.
31 states do, 19 do not.
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Old 01-20-2013, 12:46 PM   #1908
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31 states do, 19 do not.
It is very common to see no front plate here. Even though Ohio requires a front plate, every state that borders Ohio does not. I personally don't run one, though it is in the car and I can toss it up on the dash if need be. The law says display, it does not say attach to an indentation in the front bumper cover.
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Old 01-20-2013, 01:02 PM   #1909
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We are require to have a front plate in Nevada. I was lucky enough to be able to get a plate that matches my car pretty well. Personally I think my car looks better with it, here's a comparison. I do wish I had those headlights though. Haha.

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I guess all I'm getting at is there's no need for the indentation. You could attach a bracket to a bumper without the indention for the states that require it and not use one for the other states. Seems like the molds required for a non-indented bumper would be easier to deal with and be cheaper than otherwise. Anyway...
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