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I am going to french my licence plate.I was wondering if others have done it?The main reason I am shaving the rear bumpers is legally I need a light on my plate.It should look good with the natural body line as well.Any feed back would be great.Thanks Tim
 

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Hot Rodder!

Sounds good - Have to consider frenching the rear tail and indicator lights too.
Make a wee 'bump' at the top centre and put a light bulb in it then you could "solex" the bumpers and the reversing light to make the rear as smooth as a baby's ... posterior! ;)
 

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Not meaning to burst a bubble, but, there are license plate frames that have tag lights in them, and I don't mean those goofy ones that going blinking around the frame, it just lights up the tag to be seen at night
 

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Yeah Gene, I can see you now. "OH Cool... I can be like Knight Rider... (singing) dunt dunt dun dah!!!! Dunt dunt dun duh...... I love David Hasselhoff"

BUWAHA HA HA HA HA HA HA

You like it
 

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haha, i get picked on for "knight rider" and get called david hasselhoff when i drove the Trans Am the other week to a car meet. its a black and gold 87 TransAm GTA......and somebody had the knight rider theme song as a ringtone for their nextel. man i got so much crap with that stupid phone, getting called david, and people going up rubbing the car going "hi kitt!"
 

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Ooops!

Jared, You might get a bit more respect driving and Opel ????

Nah! Someone probably has the theme from "Maxwell Smart" on a cell phone ..... :p
 

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you get down on your knees....... look the plate deep into the numbers.....
very slowly approach the plate,NOT TOO Fast.... and gingerly put your mouth.... Well,you get the idea!
 

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If you look at the rear the plate is already recessed a hair.To french it means to recess it more.I am only doing about 1/4 to 1/2 an inch.Try to keep it subtle.I haven't seen the plate rings that light up"besides the flash crap" but that is also a good excuse.I will post pics when done.Hopefully before the meet.Thanks Tim P.S. I used to love Knight Rider
 

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Jim, you need to practice singing his Cheesy "Ocean of Love" song, or whatever its called.

Get you some 'sharp' leather pants too. nice!! :cool:
 
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