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  1. **** TO PURCHASE THESE AND OTHER 86 RELATED ITEMS CLICK HERE **** http://streetfx.com.au/store/index.php?dispatch=categories.view&category_id=193 Well it's finally done! We have successfully installed the first plate bracket onto our own member's car. IT IS UNKNOWN IF THIS WILL FIT THE BRZ AT THIS POINT! Anyone who has an 86 would know just how god awful (and ridiculously massive) the standard plate bracket is.. So here is what we have instead: The bracket is manufactured from high grade HDPE, right here in Australia, with mounting components imported from the UK. No cheap china stuff, and supports Australian business It is fairly basic in design, but means that it is nowhere near the $118 the other places are charging for their metal plate holders, which actually STILL protrude from around the number plates if you have a plate less than 6 characters long. What is included? 2x square locating nuts (these are pressed into the rear face of the mount) 1x HDPE bracket (countersunk front locating holes and CNC milled rear face) 2x Zinc plated rust proof 6mm philips head machine screws/bolts CLICK THE PICS FOR FULL SIZE! You must be logged in to view these images.. Here is the stock bracket: Firstly remove your stock plate. Remove the stock plate bracket bolts. There are four, as shown in this image. This will show the gaping holes that are behind the plate mount. This is one of the reasons we went with this design. Other slimline plate bracket mounts protrude from the bar and you can still see the stock gaping holes. We wanted to eliminate this completely, so we designed them with this in mind. Ours completely covers up these holes and sits totally flush against the bar. HANDY TIP: The locating nuts are press fitted into the back of the bracket, however if you push on them when you try to locate the bolt you may dislodge them. Make sure the locating nuts are sitting firmly in the rear. You can ensure this by sticking a small length of tape across the rear just to make sure you dont accidentally push them in when trying to locate the bolts into the numberplate, otherwise you could end up having to unbolt the bracket and grab the locating nut. If you do accidentally push them in, dont fear, they only fall onto the foam in the bar, so they can be recovered very easily. It's more just an annoyance thing. You can see the nuts in this pic we showed just before as well: The factory clips remain in place, they have a nut on the reverse side which we will use to locate the StreetFX mount. Now simply use the supplied bolts with the large philips head face into the factory locating nuts. Now attach your plate, using the stock plate screws (personally I would like to use black bolts, but I didnt have any handy). And you are done! Here are some pics of various plates attached: Note: for qld prestige plates, we trialled a second set of holes as you can see in the production bracket above. These are not actually required and may be deleted on the production model. You can actually use the standard location, and your plate will sit a little higher than pictured.
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