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Old 11-13-2012, 08:51 PM   #21
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I always use the nylon ones from auto parts store. The screws are a little longer but not much. Enough to keep pressure on plate against car so it does not vibrate when bassed out, plus come with Crome or black covers so it hides the screw, just neater looking and cheap.

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Old 11-14-2012, 07:39 AM   #22
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I found stainless steel button cap 10-32 x 1/2 screws in the hardware section in the specialty drawers. They have an allen head and cost $2.49 for a 4-pack. They worked perfectly for my '06 330ci convertible rear license plate.
Been using this solution since high school.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:46 AM   #23
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There is seriously a thread on license plate screws.....

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Old 11-14-2012, 07:53 AM   #24
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BMW recommends OEM license plate screws. I believe there was a warning about trunk failures from non BMW- approved screws.

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