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Q: How do you install a front license plate?

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How do you install a front license plate?

If you live in a state that requires license plates on the front and rear, or if you want to install a vanity plate on the front of your car, you’ll just need to follow these simple steps:

  1. Locate the two dimples on the front license plate finisher.

  2. Use the two provided screws to mount the plate bracket.

  3. Install the plate.

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