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How do I attach a license plate to the front bumper?
Drive screws clockwise through the bracket into the bumper. Screw the license plate onto the bracket. After mounting the bracket, line the holes at the corners of the license plate with those at the bracket’s corners. Drive screws clockwise through the holes to secure the license plate and complete installation.
What screws for front license plate?
The standard license plate screw size for many vehicles is 1/4-14-3/4-inch self-tapping screws that especially fit vehicles with plastic or nylon screw retainers.
What if my car doesn’t have a front license plate holder in Texas?
Per the Texas Transportation Code Section 504.943, failure to mount and display a license plate on the front exterior of your vehicle is a misdemeanor offense punishable with a fine of up to $200. There are some people in Texas who choose not to display a front license plate.
What kind of screws do I need for front license plate?
The most common license plate screw size is 1/4-14-3/4 inch. Screw manufacturers use a variety of materials to manufacture screws.
How do I measure screw size?
To measure the diameter of screws and bolts, you measure the distance from the outer thread on one side to the outer thread on the other side. This is called the major diameter and will usually be the proper size of the bolt.
How do you drill a hole in a license plate?
Drill the first hole in your license plate by holding the drill at a 90 degree angle and applying pressure to the drill as you hold the license plate upright with your free hand. Continue this process for the other three holes. Place your license plate against the license plate area on your front bumper.
Is it illegal to not display a front number plate?
In short, yes. It is illegal to not display your front number plate, regardless of whether you decide to place it in the window of your vehicle. Although you may see many vehicles in expensive areas with their number plates removed, they are doing so illegally and may have to pay a high price for doing so.