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I haven't run a front plate for years. My 2007 E350 has a bendy plate holder that I never put on. The front of the car looks so clean as is.
The window tint installers misunderstood my instructions so my driver and passenger side windows are tinted. I told my wife that if the CHP pulls her over to roll down the front windows.

My truck was in a crash so I haven't put the mangled front plate back on so far. I need to touch up the numbers (paint) so it may be off for a while.


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Originally Posted by Kajtek1 View Post
I know I have to put it on and just got to me, that entering California thru agriculture inspection will get me pulled over without the plate. ?
Yes it's hard to figure what the drill is for CA agriculture inspection. I've been waived through up at Lake Tahoe without front plates.


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Originally Posted by MB-SV View Post
No, in fact enforcement has become a little more strict in California over past few years. I don't know what the price is but I'll bet it's over 100 bucks now. For example, a fix-it ticket for window tint is $125.

Porsche enthusiasts almost never have front plates on their cars. If they get a fix-it they install the plate and have it signed off. Then they immediately remove the front plate and store in garage again. "Bumper plugs" with factory color matched paint (sold as accessory to cover the 2 holes on front bumper) are installed.
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