Introduction: IJDMTOY Install Subaru WRX License Plate Adapter

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If you're not a fan of having a license plate in the middle of your bumper but don't want to be saddled with a ticket citation, the license plate tow hook adapter is a great compromise. The license plate tow hook adapter bracket utilizes the tow hook to mount your license plate on the side of your bumper for a sporty, racing look. There's no permanent modification involved so you can get the look without any long lasting commitment.

You can easily find this license plate tow hook adapter on Amazon for a great look in no time.

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Open the front tow hook cover. You can use a pry tool for easier access.

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Take the iJDMTOY tow bar and insert it into the tow hook location.

Make sure the stick is inserted perpendicular to the opening. There is only one entry point for the threading to latch on. Slowly turn the license plate mount stick clockwise, up to 360 degrees until it catches on. Do not tilt the stick in any way

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Mount the license adapter plate using the included hardware.

Note that the side with the iJDMTOY logo is supposed to face the back.

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The license plate adapter is designed with curves along with 8 different locations so you can choose which location you want to mount your adapter plate and at the angle you desire.

If your car has parking sensors, you can mount around the sensors to avoid setting them off.

Note! Please don't use an electrical power screwdriver to tighten the screw as you risk damaging the product!

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You may notice that there is a slight gap between the license plate adapter plate and the vehicle's bumper. This is normal and gives you some rear access to complete the installation.

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Mount your license plate. This package comes with a set of special locking theft-deterrent bolts so that once you install the license plate adapter, it's extremely difficult to steal. Use a screwdriver and wrench to tighten the screws.

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Enjoy your new license plate tow hook adapter from Amazon! You'll notice more heads turn towards your car and people asking you where you got such a nifty contraption!


myr1 (author)2015-08-03

Oh wow what a cool idea, no need to put holes in the front bumper! Thanks.

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