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Old 05-16-2020, 07:34 AM   #1
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Front license plate mounting

My 987.1 had holes drilled in the front bumper cover for a license plate. They were slightly cracked and oversized when I got the car. So I drilled new holes so I could mount a bracket that would cover the old ones, and now they are wearing out. Is there a recommendation for a "nutsert" type product that I can install in the current location that won't further expand and/or crack the holes?

The only other option I have come up with is to get color matched plugs for the holes and use a tow hook mounting point bracket. But I don't really care for the off-center look of that.

Other ideas?

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Old 05-16-2020, 03:55 PM   #2
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Hmmm....yeah mine wore out and fell off and I never put the thing back on. Just plugged up the holes and been going plateless
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Old 05-16-2020, 06:38 PM   #3
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Maybe something like this: https://www.mcmaster.com/rivets/rivet-nuts/rivet-nuts-for-plastic-and-composites/

You could epoxy them in place if need be.

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Maybe something like this: https://www.mcmaster.com/rivets/rivet-nuts/rivet-nuts-for-plastic-and-composites/

You could epoxy them in place if need be.

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Didn't realize they made them specifically for plastic. I think I'll try that route. Thanks!
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Maybe its silly but have yall tried a strong magnet on the inside of the bumper cover?

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