Removing Front Plate Holder

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Accessories & Modifications' started by yes.ittransforms, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. yes.ittransforms

    yes.ittransforms 100K!!!!

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    Hey all,

    I was wondering your opinions on removing the front plate holder all together and having a body shop sand, fill, and paint the bumper. I took mine off and feel that it made it "flow" much bettter. Of course I am not expecting a MPG increase, this would be a curb appeal, personalization, kind of mod. Let me know what you all think?

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  2. dustoff003

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    Before you go through the hassle of filling and painting your holes after you remove your front license plate bracket you might want to look in to Bumper Plugs. http://www.bumperplugs.com/BPindex.html
    Another member recommended this in a different thread.
     
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    I guess it would depend upon the laws where you live. The cost to refinish that front bumper is probably about $600. Fortunately they never installed my front plate bracket so I have been hole free since delivery. Looks much better w/o a front plate. But it is the law in my state and I could be stopped at any moment....but I don't drive like a fool and so far no one has bothered.
     
  4. yes.ittransforms

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    thanks guys it would only be like 150 for mine I know a cool guy at a body shop. I will look into those plugs though
     
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    If your guy would do one more at that price, please let me know.
     
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    I might take it to him to get a offial quote tomorrow see if hes blowing smoke
     
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