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post #1 of 35 Old 06-13-2013, 05:12 PM Thread Starter
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Drove by dealership yesterday just to check things out.

Look what they did to my cars!!!

They gave them nose jobs!!!

They drilled holes!!!

The agony!!! The horror!!!

It just plain sucks, actually!!!
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Too most all dealers they are just "products" they sell. They have no "attachment" to them. Me if I was living in a state where front plates were not mandatory and the car I wanted to buy had one on it. I would have the dealer find me one with OUT a front plate. Or I would go some where else Just my 2cents..

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I asked them they would deface my cars.

"We have to, it's the law," was the answer.

"Really?" I said. "Then why do your new Camaros not have their front plates on?"

My buddy just laughed.

I should have hit him. LOL

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I asked them they would deface my cars.

"We have to, it's the law," was the answer.

"Really?" I said. "Then why do your new Camaros not have their front plates on?"

My buddy just laughed.

I should have hit him. LOL
Not to be unkind but, did you trade them in? If you did then there not your cars any longer. I know it upsets you but that life.

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I think you mistook the posts.

They were tongue-in-cheek.

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I totally dislike front plates that require drilling holes in the car.

I went to the dealer to buy the Mrs. a new 2014 Impala. They had 2 on the lot. The one the wife wanted had a front plate installed. I told the salesman what I wanted. He replied they had one already on the lot. I told him that the car on the lot was totaled because it had a front plate installed.

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I was na´ve, didn't know about the other options for front plates ... If I had I wouldn't have the dealer installed

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I think you mistook the posts.

They were tongue-in-cheek.
I did sorry, I thought you were really up set since I know you loved both those camaros.

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No worries my friend.

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I was always under the impression that all vehicles require front and rear license plates to be located outside the vehicle. Years ago I was a bit younger, a tad more arrogant, and a lot more defiant. So I decided to take my front license plate off and put it inside the car between the dashboard and the windshield. I did this also because I had noticed the Corvette guys never seemed to have front plates. So I was pulled over because the cop could not see my front plate. He told me that the law required plates to be mounted clearly visible outside the vehicle in front and back of the car. I told him that seemed unfair because I noticed lots of more expensive cars without plates on the front. He told me that they were not doing so legally and could be ticketed. He let me off with a warning and I decided to put the dang plate back on.

Incidentally, here in NJ (and maybe other states, I'm not sure) the cops have some kind of new thing where they can run your plates automatically without calling it in and actually reading off the numbers. I don't know all the details because they seem to be very apprehensive about giving out the info. But I guess they automatically scan your plates or something like that. Does anyone have any more info on this?

And BTW, if there are cars on their lot that do not have the fronts drilled out I can only assume it's for cosmetic purposes or they simply ran out of plate holders or something. They might not have them on the brand new cars while the car is on the lot. But I bet they'll put it on if the car gets sold.

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