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I was wondering if anyone is doing anything special with their plate frames. I am thinking a thin chrome one would be an improvement from this ugly black dealer frame. Share your thoughts please.


Thanks Russ
 

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Bumperplugs saidthey get the question a lot but most frames were to poor quality so they don't offer them. I'm not sure if they were thinking 'metal' vs plastic however.


Probably could get one of your local air brushcompanies to doone for you if you are really interested.
 

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Russ -


You read my mind.....


I picked up a thin blackmetal version with screw caps from my local Autozone......not bad quality.....just plain and thin......around $8. I then went online and ordered a spray can of Atlas Grey paint from one of the many automotive paint suppliers......should arrive today. I plan on very lightly sanding the black metal frame (for new paint adhesion) and spraying with the Atlas Grey. Also got a can of clear coat for it.


I'm pretty good with a spray can so I'm hoping it should look pretty good when done. In the past I have always had black cars......so black or chrome frames looked good.......Atlas doesn't really look good with either IMO.
 

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Thanks for all the help!

I jsut walked down to our local Napa store and got a thin chrome one for $4.50. I can always dump it when I find something better, but I am sure this will be an improvement over that dealer one. Also another thought is that when I get my chrome tips the chrome plate frame will match!

Aloha Russ
 

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Russk,


I have used an individual called 'Knobmeister' to do plate frames for various clubs before. He does great work and the plates are either powder coated stainless steel or polished stainless so no rusting or discoloration. Here is an example of what he did for me: (Cost was around $25-$30)


 

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I'm going to get a brushed stainless steel plate frame from Performanceproducts
 

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fmarshall,


I've called Performanceproducts and they were not sure if it comes with the stainless steel screw hide caps. On the other hand I've found this web site for plain frames


http://www.licenseplates.tv/index.php/cPath/30_124?osCsid=c9ad26994cdef4048e58a61a4889c881



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I'm going to get a brushed stainless steel plate frame from Performanceproducts

thats the frame I got....bought it at the dealership. i think it looks purty.


looks like someone (K-Man S) got some new 'tips'.....very nice....
 

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<blockquote id="quote">quote:<hr id="quote" noshade="noshade" height="1" /> I'm going to get a brushed stainless steel plate frame from Performanceproducts
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thats the frame I got....bought it at the dealership. i think it looks purty.


looks like someone (K-Man S) got some new 'tips'.....very nice....

Does it come with Stainles Steel screw caps?
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silver plastic screw caps...doesnt look bad though. besides...the license plate doesnt get a lot of action..


i dont think SS caps are really necessary...


my caman had 2 holes...i just drilled another two into the LP area...no biggy.







Edited by - RedRocket on 02/23/2006 4:20:19 PM
 

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Framelss looks best 2 me.
 

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Formula1,
Thanks for the info. I wanted the one from Performance because it said Porsche and because it was brushed stainless and not chrome, as my exhaust will match. For those that are okay without a marque and wanting chrome, the one you suggest would work nicely.

Thanks!!
 
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