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Old 03-09-2010, 11:33 PM   #1
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license plate frame

anybody know of a good/cheap place to get a pair of solid license plate frames i.e. with the M logo, etc..?
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Old 03-10-2010, 12:19 AM   #2
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ebay, or dealership. I'm not sure it's a good idea to put the M logo on a non-M, though.
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Old 03-10-2010, 01:25 PM   #3
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I would go with a painted frame for a cleaner look:

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Old 03-10-2010, 01:33 PM   #4
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i bought this one shipped fast looks great...IMO
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Old 03-10-2010, 01:36 PM   #5
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Bimmian.com has a special if you buy 2 body paint-matched frames, I just picked myself up two for steel blue metallic.
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mine is rusting... need to get another one asap

or i can just sand the fvck out of it but i'd rather just buy one lol
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Old 03-10-2010, 02:21 PM   #7
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Get a non-M plate frame from the dealership, the BMW one looks clean.
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Old 03-10-2010, 05:28 PM   #8
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I got them those bimmian plates. Cheap plastic = fail.

Just bite the bullet and get a real one from Tischer.
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I would go with a painted frame for a cleaner look:

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Those look clean. Are they plastic or metal? I couldn't see that it said anywhere other than it isn't a "cheap plastic license plate frame"
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Old 03-10-2010, 06:25 PM   #10
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Those look clean. Are they plastic or metal? I couldn't see that it said anywhere other than it isn't a "cheap plastic license plate frame"
There's a little bimmian logo in the corner...leads me to believe that these are the cheap plastic frames that Bimmian sells.

Unless something changed of course.
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No way can I justify $80 on a set of license plate frames...I'd rather put the money towards other mods..i was thinking in the ballpark of 25 or less for a set
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If you order from Bimmerworld, you can get some free plastic license plate frames.
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They're plastic frames. Am I missing something? Why are metal frames more suited to hold in a license plate?
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If you order from Bimmerworld, you can get some free plastic license plate frames.

free plus $9 shipping .. ha
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free plus $9 shipping .. ha
Free if you order something else of course.
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Those look clean. Are they plastic or metal? I couldn't see that it said anywhere other than it isn't a "cheap plastic license plate frame"
Yep they are plastic.
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plastic will fade so be sure to give it a coat of wax every once in a while!
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authentic M car owners hate all you want, I ordered these plate frames off ebay for $7 each plus $7 or so for shipping. They are metal and were dirt cheap. They have the M logo (I'm sure they aren't licensed though I have no clue if the BMW M logo is copyright or not. I don't intend on sending this thread on a turn for the worst by sticking M logoed frames on my non M3 car (330iZHP). I ordered the M frames because I am an enthusiast of the BMW Motorsport division and the performance bits added to my ZHP packaged E46 were designed/developed by the Motorsport division. I'm not claiming or portraying my car as being an M, just show my enthusiasm for the Motorsport division. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...#ht_1127wt_732
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Nice lookin... it will be quick shipping a good product....thats the same seller I got mine from..... I like the one you picked.....GL

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authentic M car owners hate all you want, I ordered these plate frames off ebay for $7 each plus $7 or so for shipping. They are metal and were dirt cheap. They have the M logo (I'm sure they aren't licensed though I have no clue if the BMW M logo is copyright or not. I don't intend on sending this thread on a turn for the worst by sticking M logoed frames on my non M3 car (330iZHP). I ordered the M frames because I am an enthusiast of the BMW Motorsport division and the performance bits added to my ZHP packaged E46 were designed/developed by the Motorsport division. I'm not claiming or portraying my car as being an M, just show my enthusiasm for the Motorsport division. http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...#ht_1127wt_732
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