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2011 GT/CS front license plate mounting

Did not like the options I found available so decided to make my own. What do you guys think?
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Looks good to me lol. The one they threw on mine is kinda bulky. Luckily the black makes it not to noticeable.
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It's blocking the radiator. I'm not sure if that would make a difference or not though. Otherwise it looks good, better than having a hole drilled in your bumper

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Buy the retractable front plate holder from AM. It works really nice on the GT/CS front end...


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Front plates look pretty bad. Luckily in FL we don't need them. But when I lived in NY where they had front plates, I never ran one for 15 years and never had an issue...it's not a moving violation anyway.
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Looks like it's blocking the air flow quite a bit, also I can't imagine what that angle does for deflection into the valance. Also, I think it looks kind of weird. Just my.02

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Check out Craig's Custom Brackets for a bracket that needs no drilling.


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Yup, have the Craigs Custom bracket and like it a lot. Can install or remove the plate and bracket in about 30 seconds. Looks very minimal when in place.

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Thanks for your input. I will have to watch my engine temperature though I don't expect any issues in MN.
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Check out Craig's Custom Brackets for a bracket that needs no drilling.
I was about to say the same thing +1

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I got 'em on both my Shelby's and I've had no problems. I usually just throw the front plates in the trunk and if I get pulled over I'll put it on in 30 seconds.
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I got 'em on both my Shelby's and I've had no problems. I usually just throw the front plates in the trunk and if I get pulled over I'll put it on in 30 seconds.
That doesn't help after you get stopped.

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That doesn't help after you get stopped.
That depends on if the cop isnt a jagoff lol

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That doesn't help after you get stopped.
They only ask where it is here and if you can produce it and mount it you are good to go.


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