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Old 09-26-14, 12:42 PM   #1
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I moved to a state that doesn't require a front license plate. Removing the plate and holder leaves two holes (told dealer when I bought it I didn't want the bracket put on-not only did they put it on, it was a little crooked). Does anyone know where I could get some sort of plug for the holes (in the color of the vehicle). Wouldn't look great, but would look better than holes.
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Old 09-26-14, 05:48 PM   #2
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I think that is a DIY, after market installation? So there would be no factory plugs. You may have to DIY the plugs and use touch up paint. Maybe you can modify the hole to fit the 2010 plugs on the bumpers.

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Old 09-27-14, 05:29 AM   #3
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To make it look OEM as possible I'd buy 2 parking sensors and make the holes the size for them to fit. They wouldn't work obviously but nobody except us would never know. Only other clean way is to go to a body shop and have them filled and painted.
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Inexpensive DIY
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-s...ay-or-nay.html

Site that sells them
http://www.bumperplugs.com/index.php...gory&path=1_11
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Thanks for the replies, the Bumper Plugs look pretty nice. However, I'm not sure if I could get them to work. See picture. I didn't realize how crooked it really was and that one is right on the crease. Any other thoughts? I don't want to spend the $$ to have body work done. Maybe I will just put the plate mount back on or buy a plate that says "________ Lexus sucks." This reminds me of how much I dislike that dealership and why we have never taken it back for service.
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The holes are small but yea, bad location. I would try to fill it in.
http://www.nortonautomotive.com/636425-04615.aspx

I accidentally ordered the GX silver paint from Sewell. If you don't already have it just PM me an address to send it to.
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I moved to a state that doesn't require a front license plate. Removing the plate and holder leaves two holes (told dealer when I bought it I didn't want the bracket put on-not only did they put it on, it was a little crooked). Does anyone know where I could get some sort of plug for the holes (in the color of the vehicle). Wouldn't look great, but would look better than holes.
http://www.bumperplugs.com/index.php...y&path=1_11_85

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I used these on my Porsche 996 twin turbo and they worked great.... I would have made the dealer get me another vehicle. I told mine not to install the bracket on mine...
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The holes are small but yea, bad location. I would try to fill it in.
http://www.nortonautomotive.com/636425-04615.aspx

I accidentally ordered the GX silver paint from Sewell. If you don't already have it just PM me an address to send it to.
Thanks, not sure if I want to try it myself, might end up looking worse. Going to talk to a dealer (different one) and see what they recommend.
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