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      12-30-2012, 07:21 AM   #1
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US Mill Works front plate holder

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Installed but never used. Excellent quality front plate holder for MZ4's, but I just don't like the look. Brand new, $85 delivered from US Mill Works.

This one, $70.00 Delivered anywhere in the 48. Will ship outside the country but need to check shipping first.


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wish this fit my non-m. my rho plate just sheered off on the back and my plate is a tad bent. free bump.
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wish this fit my non-m. my rho plate just sheered off on the back and my plate is a tad bent. free bump.
i didnt know the tow hook is different in M's and non M's. You sure this wouldnt fit your car?
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not really sure. but the website made a point to refer M owners to a different drop down. anyone care to chime in?
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wish this fit my non-m. my rho plate just sheered off on the back and my plate is a tad bent. free bump.
How did your rho plate fail?
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I don't know for sure, but it's possible the bolt is longer for the M cars in order to clear the fang on the bumper. Non-M cars could have a shorter bolt to mount the plate closer to the bumper.

Just a guess since I'm pretty sure the thread size/pitch is the same.

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not really sure. but the website made a point to refer M owners to a different drop down. anyone care to chime in?
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The dimension from the frame to the face of the bumper at the center of the hole is 2-3/4". The threads are countersunk so measure from the hard flat arouind the threaded hole.

If this helps, Greg
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      01-03-2013, 01:16 AM   #8
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How did your rho plate fail?
the === corner slot on the backside i was using has pretty much opened up like a tulip. the plate hasn't gone through anything more than sitting on the front of the car facing oncoming wind. i can turn it over and use the other corner, but i'm concerned for the day i use up all the corners...and the backplate is not the same length as the standard CA plate, so it has a tendency to bend.
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not really sure. but the website made a point to refer M owners to a different drop down. anyone care to chime in?
I had an Rho on my 3.0si coupe that was just a hair to short to be swapped over to my M coupe. From talking to Rho it sounds like there were a couple of different configurations under the front bumper. I've heard of people putting the non-M on their M and it working fine but I'd get the slightly longer one. I did and it fits perfectly, just like the non-M did on my 3.0si.

Edit: Yes, this should fit the non-M no problem. It may stick out a few millimeters further if it's anything like the Rho but I don't think it would be significant.
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the === corner slot on the backside i was using has pretty much opened up like a tulip. the plate hasn't gone through anything more than sitting on the front of the car facing oncoming wind. i can turn it over and use the other corner, but i'm concerned for the day i use up all the corners...and the backplate is not the same length as the standard CA plate, so it has a tendency to bend.
That happened to my old one. I thought it was a cheaply made piece. Not worth the 70 bucks they charge for
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