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Has anyone figured out how to attach a front plate without drilling too many holes or making it look too bad? I have the black curved plate bracket but it has no way of mounting a plate to it. The dealer was just as confused.
 

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masmole - 2/28/2005 1:54 PM

Not putting it on at all works pretty well too. No holes.
Totally agree. I hounded my salesperson about making sure no holes were drilled in the front for the plate. When the car arrived he had Post-Its everywhere in and on the car and on all the documentation telling them not to drill the holes.

No front plates for me (but I do carry them in the trunk just in case some nice CHP person stops me and I can tell them I will have them put on right away[:X]).
 

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Living in AZ works pretty well.[8D]
 

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Yes -- mount to the lower grill -- RE: Front license plate?

Yes, I pulled out the mesh grill and mounted my front plate to the mesh, then re-inserted the grill. No holes in the bumper! [:D]

I have pictures in my (I know, old-fashioned film-type) camera and will post them next week after I finish off the roll.

In the meantime, you can pull the mesh grill (on the 55 AMG, at least) by threading a wire or coat hangar through and back out of the mesh and simply, but carefully pulling it straight out. There are 6 clips (3 top and 3 bottom) that hold in the mesh.

You can then either mount the license plate with small bolts with washers on the mesh in a position that covers the mesh opening (as I did and I'll be monitoring coolant temp) or in a position that extends upward to partly cover the mesh and the front bumper.

Hope this helps.
 

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Snowball - 2/28/2005 1:28 PM

Has anyone figured out how to attach a front plate without drilling too many holes or making it look too bad? I have the black curved plate bracket but it has no way of mounting a plate to it. The dealer was just as confused.
Snowball:
Here is a link to a previous post I did about my front license plate mounting:

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=1197933&posts=13&fid=27

It is simple, clean looking and Fits my taste...[:D][:D][:D]
 

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Here's another solution for the AMG front bumper. A slightly different approach would be required for the standard bumper.
The 3M Dual Lock has worked well now for several months.

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/forums/thread-view.asp?tid=1191615&mid=1381084&posts=17#M1381084&hl=front+plate
 
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