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No front plate?

Discussion in 'New England' started by RyanDe, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. RyanDe

    RyanDe Member

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    thining about taking it off in MA, tan without it on my bonnet for 10 years no issues. Anyone take it off?
     
  2. tliving

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    I went without for 4 years but now MA requires the inspectors to video and take pictures of the inspection so I couldn't find anyone to pass it now. I attached it cleanly with no drilling with 3 zip ties.
     
  3. RyanDe

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    I would always just tape it on during inspection and take it off when I left.
     
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  4. tliving

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    They're supposed to prove its not temporarily attached.
     
  5. roblab

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    CA says "attached". 10% of all vehicles in CA do not have front license. Maybe that's part of MA income.
     
  6. colinrego

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    Does anyone have recommendations for removing the front plate from a Model 3? They use a (assumed) very strong adhesive. I would like to remove the front plate/bracket, but don’t want to risk damaging anything underneath.
     
  7. North75

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    I must be crazy, because I actually think the front plate looks fine or might even help break up the big flat front a bit. I'm leaving mine on.
     
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  8. SureValla

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    apply heat and the adhesive should gel enough to remove safety
     
  9. tga

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    If attached with foam tape, you can also work dental floss in behind it. Saw back and forth to cut through the foam, them use goo-gone, WD40, or bug & tar remover to clean off any residue. That works well for removing dealership logos, badges, etc.
     
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