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      07-22-2019, 02:25 PM   #89
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A lot of people (myself included) don't like drilling holes into the front of their bumper. I personally think front plates are pointless to have regardless not where you live. The majority of cars don't even consider the front plate mounting until everything has been designed fully. Of course there's a a way to mount them as an afterthought which is my point. Cars don't go through the window tunnel with a front plate mount meaning they don't account for the additional drag, noise etc. These are minimal things yet they bother me which is why I never keep one mounted. I had an offset mount of my X3 M40i which screwed in under the bumper and had a removable section for your plate ie I never had mine mounted. When I'd get pulled over I usually said I forgot to remount the plate after way the car. So far I haven't gotten a ticket only warnings.
Fully agreed - I'm in the 'hate it' camp on front plates. Quoting myself in multiple conversations with esteemed revenue enforcement agents in the great state of New Jersey - "What, like I'm really going to flee a crime scene in Reverse?"

It is, however, a great mulligan for potential moving violation citations, so yin/yang IMO.
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Fully agreed - I'm in the 'hate it' camp on front plates. Quoting myself in multiple conversations with esteemed revenue enforcement agents in the great state of New Jersey - "What, like I'm really going to flee a crime scene in Reverse?"

It is, however, a great mulligan for potential moving violation citations, so yin/yang IMO.
I resentfully have mine installed via an offset bracket that secures via the mesh area between the ACC sensor and side intake
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      08-05-2019, 11:11 AM   #91
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I resentfully have mine installed via an offset bracket that secures via the mesh area between the ACC sensor and side intake
Are you referring to the "slybracket" as detailed in post #69 of this thread?

I'm likely to be ordering/using that one once my G05 arrives here. Will be the first car I've run a front plate on in quite some time most likely.
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      10-22-2019, 10:56 PM   #92
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Retrofitting US miss tow hitch plate holder

After weeks in the making I got a machine shop to retro fit the US mill to work on my G05 X5 M50i. after installing it I realized it triggers the parking sensors and is supper annoying. Considering having the shaft shortened hopefully if I bring it closer to bumper it should work well. Here is what it looks like
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Anybody running this setup?
https://www.cravenspeed.com/the-plat...mw-x5-m-sport/
It's sold out on their website, seems popular but can't find pics.
My friend with an M5 has this bracket and works well, no sensor went off after small adjustments.
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Used the Sly Bracket on mine
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I bought the slybracket but decided to do a standard front plate instead. If anyone’s interested, make me an offer. Rather sell here than on the “bay”.
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      03-23-2020, 07:56 PM   #96
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Used the Sly Bracket on mine
I noticed that everyone's Sly Bracket is installed on a angle, pitched forward to the ground. You think there is a way to straighten it to be parallel to the bumper? Angled spacers? Maybe a 3d printed bracket? Anyone have more photos from the front straight on? My plates just came in and CA requires front plates. I have OEM mount in the trunk if all else fails.

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