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Random bag of screws?

Discussion in 'Model S: Ordering, Production, Delivery' started by jimmyz80, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. jimmyz80

    jimmyz80 Member

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    Anyone have any idea what these are? They were in the the trunk of my S that I picked up on Thursday.

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  2. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    For your front license plate holder.
     
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  3. jimmyz80

    jimmyz80 Member

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    Weird. Wimpiest license plate screws I've ever seen; but I'll bet you're right.
     
  4. FlyF4

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    Huh? What front license plate holder? I haven't seen any holes for a front license plate.
     
  5. FlyF4

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    Well you know that any time something gets put back together, there are always left over parts. :D
     
  6. RichardD

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    They are license plate screws.. Front or rear.
     
  7. pilotSteve

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    They are on the bottom of the front fascia lip! Plate uses an L bracket, bolted at the bottom, plus clear double sided tape. It's very clever actually.
     
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    no holes in front fascia until license plate holder placed, some want no holder | no holes drilled at delivery
     
  9. AudubonB

    AudubonB Mild-mannered Moderator Lord Vetinari*

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    #9 AudubonB, Apr 16, 2017
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    Here you go:
    I'm not going to Moderate-edit my post #2, but cowboy up and eat the egg* off my face.

    RichardD #6 is correct: they aren't for the holder per se, as I wrote, but they are the self-tapping screws that affix the plate itself into the plastic inserts provided. I had written "front" under the assumption you or the delivery center already had taken care of the rear plate.

    *So: that was a nice tasty chocolate-coconut easter egg. Not a yucky 4-minute sticky gooey only-almost-solid-white-with-a-still runny-yolk-egg.
     
  10. calisnow

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    Leftovers somebody forgot to install during production. Don't worry - you're probably okay.
     

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