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I just bought an 06 hatchback from Illinois where they have front license plates. I live in Indiana where we don't! I took off the front license plate holder and it looks horrible - big holes left. Other than replacing the front bumper, anyone know of some nice looking replacement for the front license plate holder?
 

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you can fill those holes with bumper caps. You local parts store should have black caps that will cover the holes nicely.
 

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great idea, thanks!
 

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www.bumperplugs.com Yeah, its kind of expensive, but its paint matched and extremely durable. I had them on my 04 Mz3, and again on my 09 Mz3. I had to take them off the 04 when I traded it in (I had to put the plate bracket back on), and the only way I got the paint to come off was by ripping at the cap with pliers. It took a pretty good deal of strength to get them out of the holes too. Highly recommended...
 

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^ been there, done that. It really doesnt stick very well, and its a complete PITA. Trust me when I say the bumper plugs are worth it.
 

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I've had those darn holes in my front bumper since April! I removed the plate a week after I got the car. I don't understand why they put front plates on cars in states where it's not mandatory :/ I've grown to just ignore them, so I don't really notice them much anymore.
 
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