anyone fitted a tow eye number plate holder?

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anyone fitted a tow eye number plate holder?

Post by ba3bas » Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:48 am

Thinking of getting one but wouldn't it block one of the fog lights?
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Re: anyone fitted a tow eye number plate holder?

Post by LukeMace » Wed Jul 02, 2014 12:04 pm

Marius had this done on his. Have a look through his thread somewhere in Gallery IIRC
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Post by ba3bas » Wed Jul 02, 2014 12:09 pm

good call, going through his Flickr
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Post by Sausageman » Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:29 am

ba3bas wrote:Thinking of getting one but wouldn't it block one of the fog lights?
I've looked into these too.

They're adjustable for those with fogs. Slide left or right.

Plus you can get them made to sit off centre from the fixing point for extra clearance to one side.
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Post by ba3bas » Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:06 am

best one I can find is the USmillworks one
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Post by NeilP » Fri Jul 04, 2014 12:31 am

Spare tow eye and butcher it.

I planned on doing that and realised I didn't have sufficient cutting tools for the job. :(

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Re: anyone fitted a tow eye number plate holder?

Post by SlammedZ4 » Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:52 pm

I had one on mine (marius old car) liked it at first but didnt think it flowed well with the shape of the car so removed it. It was badly made from an old towing eye, i replaced it with a stick on front plate instead and love it

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Post by Machine monkey » Fri Jul 04, 2014 8:18 pm

I keep meaning to make one as I am naked up front!!!

Send me a tow eye and the size of you number plate. Better still with a plate and I will make one up for you.
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Re: anyone fitted a tow eye number plate holder?

Post by ba3bas » Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:10 pm

I'm starting to think it'll look odd as slightly offset from centre since you don't want it fouling the headlight, fog light or kidneys.

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Re: anyone fitted a tow eye number plate holder?

Post by SlammedZ4 » Sun Jul 06, 2014 6:54 pm

this is what mine looked like before i took it off, i think its too square for the shape and flow of the car tbh

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now it has a stick on one instead looks much better, you can just about see it in this picture

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Post by McKoval » Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:00 pm

Damn, that zed looks good :thumbsup:

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