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How do I get the front licence plate mount off of my 97?

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dwarfranger avatar
dwarfranger   +1y
It looks like its rivited or something does anyone know?
daweezi avatar
daweezi   +1y
im pretty sure its riveted in...from what i understand u can drill teh rivets out but i tried that and broke a drill bit...so i dunno, im interested hearing the answer as well
tiger avatar
tiger   +1y
A sharp drill bit is all you need. A hardened bit is best.
daweezi avatar
daweezi   +1y
yea i bet i just used the wrong one...my dad wasnt to happy about it tho haha
scrp1day avatar
scrp1day   +1y
i used a hardened boring bit small scale but it worked
xxxxcjxxxx avatar
xxxxcjxxxx   +1y
i never had that front plate bracket on my splash... then when i repainted my bumper.. i decided to weld those holes shut which loos a lil better but then once i went to put the bumper billet grille in.. it was made to use those holes to mount so i had to modify it to fit... no biggie... it worked anyways... front license plates SUCK!!!
bodydropped85 avatar
bodydropped85   +1y
take a punch and punch the center first,makes drilin rivets waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay easier.
hotboxd avatar
hotboxd   +1y
wtf are you guys talking about? mine is bolted in. never had rivets. is anyone speaking from experience?

rivets are crazy. seems a bit much, don't you think?
bodydropped85 avatar
bodydropped85   +1y
factory =rivets, non factory=whatever they put in there.
hotboxd avatar
hotboxd   +1y
all i'm sayin is, i bought my truck from my dad, and it had bolts in it. i asked him if he put them in there and he said, "why the hell would i waste time doing that? sounds like something you'd do."

but i didn't do it.