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Old 10-22-2015, 07:12 AM   #1
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Front License Plate Holder

Decided to put the plates on last weekend. The previous owners, maybe dealer had drilled a couple of holes in the front of coach centered but not sure height wise if it was the best location.

I bolted on the plate and because of the curvature of the front it made the bottom of the plate really stick way out there.

So I was going to ask what other people have done with theirs, but then I came across this nifty looking adjustable carbon fiber plate holder. Going to give it a try, will post picture when installed.

http://www.amazon.com/Carbon-Fiber-C...+license+plate
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Old 11-02-2015, 07:06 AM   #2
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Have you installed your front plate yet and could you include photos.


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Decided to put the plates on last weekend. The previous owners, maybe dealer had drilled a couple of holes in the front of coach centered but not sure height wise if it was the best location.

I bolted on the plate and because of the curvature of the front it made the bottom of the plate really stick way out there.

So I was going to ask what other people have done with theirs, but then I came across this nifty looking adjustable carbon fiber plate holder. Going to give it a try, will post picture when installed.
Just bolt it on using the bottom holes on the license plate instead of the top holes.
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Old 11-02-2015, 03:59 PM   #4
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Have you installed your front plate yet and could you include photos.


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Due to receive it by the 6th. Then I will install and be glad to post pictures.
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Just bolt it on using the bottom holes on the license plate instead of the top holes.

OC, Where were you with all this wisdom before I placed the order ?

Anyways it'll look cool and then everyone will want one.
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OC, Where were you with all this wisdom before I placed the order ?

Anyways it'll look cool and then everyone will want one.
Joe,
The only thing is that it will be hidden behind the license plate.
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The only thing is that it will be hidden behind the license plate.
Not totally ! The part that will show is Carbon fiber. Yeah you'll be buying one.
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Old 11-02-2015, 05:31 PM   #8
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Just register it in a state that only requires one plate. Like Florida where it's warm in the winter😇😈


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Just register it in a state that only requires one plate. Like Florida where it's warm in the winter😇😈


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Old 11-04-2015, 04:50 PM   #10
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Well received the bracket today. Well serves it's purpose but was hoping for a little better fit, it's good but not perfect. I cut out a piece of rubberized material to fit between the coach and bracket to avoid any wear to the cap.

Whomever drilled the original holes for the plate if they were drilled a little higher or lower I think the plate would have laid up against the cap better, but this does the job.

Would be nice if which ever company that makes these front caps would just make a nice custom molded spot for the front plate. Maybe with a small led to faintly illuminate it. Not much cost but making a statement that Berkshire is the cats meow.


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Old 11-04-2015, 05:17 PM   #11
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Looks pretty good to me,
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I think I would mount it upside down so the black part wouldn't be as visible.
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Old 11-04-2015, 06:20 PM   #13
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Looks good to me. I ordered one and will post pictures after the install is complete. Thanks for the info. I agree that " how hard could it be to include a plate mount" Here in Ca we must have a front plate.
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Old 11-04-2015, 06:32 PM   #14
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I think I would mount it upside down so the black part wouldn't be as visible.
I tried it a couple different ways and I just may flip it over one more time and look at it again.
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Looks good to me. I ordered one and will post pictures after the install is complete. Thanks for the info. I agree that " how hard could it be to include a plate mount" Here in Ca we must have a front plate.

Ct. is now 2 plates, for a time they went to 1 plate but then changed back. Guess they needed more work for the inmates.
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Old 11-04-2015, 08:17 PM   #16
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Looks good Joe, but it's not gonna do you much good with that tape covering the numbers......lol
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Wow, I finally figured out an advantage to Michigan registration..one plate, although they charge for ten!


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Wow, I finally figured out an advantage to Michigan registration..one plate, although they charge for ten!


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The charge way to much and the raid deal just increased the fee by 20%. We moved our registration to Fl. Saves me 800$ a year.
Sorry for the hijack Joe. The plate holder looks like a good solution. Probably cheaper than moving.



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Looks great!

I didn't want to risk getting pulled over by DPS (We live in Texas) so I decided to install the front plate myself. I went the Auto Zone route and bought a cheap plastic holder and several different types of mounting bolts, washers and lock nuts. I admit that drilling two holed in the front fiberglass of my rig gave me pause. I measured several times and used duct tape to drill through resulting in no splintering issues. I'm not a handy person but this went smoothly. The whole process took about 30 minutes.
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