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Old 03-26-2017, 05:32 AM
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License plate screw holes fix?

I've got about 4 holes in the grey strip that runs in the middle of the 4.8 front bumper.
How do I fix them? If it was painted then it's another story but this is textured trim, I'm afraid if I do some "filling", it'll look sloppy...
Anyone tried to fix theirs?
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Old 03-26-2017, 09:23 AM
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Don't you have to have the front plate on, in WA? That should cover the holes.
Otherwise, there's no fix that would make it look good.
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Old 03-26-2017, 10:04 AM
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No the plate has been off for like 3+ years now, I know it's required but a cleaner look is required just as much.
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Old 03-26-2017, 11:28 AM
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^thanks for the link, however, I'm not sure I wanna have 4 plugs in the nose of my X. I might have to paint it...
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That's pretty much it as far as options:
1. Cover with a license plate or foreign plate if you're that kind of cool
2. Plugs
3. Fill and paint

I don't know of any other options. If you leave the plate off and it is required, you could go with one of the mounts that screw into the tow hook.
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Old 03-26-2017, 01:36 PM
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I don't think there is a good fix for the holes unfortunately. Maybe someone will nudge my bumper so I can get a new holeless one.
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Old 03-26-2017, 02:19 PM
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I've got an Euro plate, however, I don't like it on the front...Much better without...
This sucks...
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I believe there is a bumper paint that gives the same texture as the original. Doru (member here) mentioned to me he bought this special paint from somewhere. I will let him know if he can post more info. I will need to get this as well.
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^thanks some info on that paint would be great.
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