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Old 08-29-14, 11:55 AM   #1
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http://www.walmart.com/ip/Bell-Spike...Frame/14324148

Spiked license plate. Protection when someone accidentally reverses into your car? yay or nay on the looks? lol
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That plate frame would do nothing to the car that backs into you because they will hit the bumper first and won't reach the plates, unless they are going at 60 MPH and they rear end you. Nay for me.
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That plate frame would do nothing to the car that backs into you because they will hit the bumper first and won't reach the plates, unless they are going at 60 MPH and they rear end you. Nay for me.
but how would they hit your bumper first if the plate is the outer area that sticks out? thats why i put them in the front plate only...when they back their car up while parking...wouldnt the spikes damage their rear slightly?
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Old 08-29-14, 12:56 PM   #4
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nay for me
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but how would they hit your bumper first if the plate is the outer area that sticks out? thats why i put them in the front plate only...when they back their car up while parking...wouldnt the spikes damage their rear slightly?
I thought you were talking about the rear, still nay though.
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Old 08-29-14, 01:59 PM   #7
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I think they look tacky. Pun intended.
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Old 08-29-14, 02:32 PM   #8
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I think YOU should put them on.

It's how you learn :P I've had lots of mods go on the car and back off after a couple weeks.
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Im guessin this is a troll thread since u put "lol" at the end of ur post....
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I hope this is a joke. That won't protect anything if you had it on your front plate either. So no I don't like it.
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Old 08-29-14, 06:52 PM   #12
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ok so the common consensus is nay. pass for me too then. does look a bit tacky..
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If you are goth or punk, sure.
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best mod I've done to my car hands down
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Yikes! Personally I wouldn't do it. I like keeping things slick & clean
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