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Does any one have a fix for the two holes next to the US license plate lights other than fill and paint?

I do not like the euro holder with a us plate (sorry if the pix is your car).

Also has any one moded a license plate bracket that sits below the rear trim that connnects the tail lights?

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Tangentially (?) you can install license plate lights in your bumper, as shown on that Euro tail. Those shown are the same as the E9 light assemblies I do believe.

I suppose if you were inventive you could place the lights atop the bumper and secure them. This does not specifically answer your bracket question but... I guess I like to type!

Cheers,

Ray

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little plastic plugs that have metal faces. You can clean/polish the metal faces and clearcoat 'em, and that's the factory look. They are there because that's the standard Euro plate attachment point.

As for mounting the US license plate: I've always mounted mine using the bottom two holes in the plate, and placed a 3/8" thick rubber washer between plate and body. That keeps the plate from touching either the between-the-taillight trim on a roundie, or scratching the paint on the little lip that's just below the license place. Works for me.

cheers

mike

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Tangentially (?) you can install license plate lights in your bumper, as shown on that Euro tail. Those shown are the same as the E9 light assemblies I do believe.

I suppose if you were inventive you could place the lights atop the bumper and secure them. This does not specifically answer your bracket question but... I guess I like to type!

Cheers,

Ray

Thanks Ray. I have eliminated the side lights and have euro lights in the bumper. I just forgot to fill those and paint them at the time.

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little plastic plugs that have metal faces. You can clean/polish the metal faces and clearcoat 'em, and that's the factory look. They are there because that's the standard Euro plate attachment point.

As for mounting the US license plate: I've always mounted mine using the bottom two holes in the plate, and placed a 3/8" thick rubber washer between plate and body. That keeps the plate from touching either the between-the-taillight trim on a roundie, or scratching the paint on the little lip that's just below the license place. Works for me.

cheers

mike

Thanks Mike....I have a license plate frame and will probably need to fab a bracket to work. I want the finished plate and frame to be below the trim piece on the 72.

I have some touch up to do so I may fill and paint those holes.

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