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Perfect front plate bracket for Fiero.... by tutnkmn
Started on: 03-16-2015 04:19 PM
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Last post by: tutnkmn on 03-18-2015 08:22 AM
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Found this on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/371...e=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

Got it today and it fits perfectly (even though it is for a Ford Expedition / F150). Looks like it came from Pontiac. You have to install it upside down from the picture on eBay, then presto!

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For which nose?
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For which nose?


Sorry, GT nose.
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Let's see a picture of it installed!
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Let's see a picture of it installed!


http://www.gwacenter.org/fiero.html

Please forgive the cat paw prints, it has been stored all winter.

I screwed the bracket on at the bottom and double side taped at the top. Could be screwed all round or taped all round. Fits snugly and nicely. Lightweight but strong plastic.

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Yes, it fits well. I guess the only issue is that a lot of guys wouldn't want to have to drill holes in the nose and/or rely on taping the plate bracket in place.

 
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I screwed the bracket on at the bottom...



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Yes, it fits well. I guess the only issue is that a lot of guys wouldn't want to have to drill holes in the nose and/or rely on taping the plate bracket in place.




In theory you could run wire from the screw holes in the bracket back to some structural component in the nose. I have not studied this but it seems the next logical mounting solution.

My car is a little too rough to ever be a show car (and I enjoy driving her too much -- that's why she is flat black -- easy to touch up for those real life paint issues). Also I guess Ohio is my final resting place and I cannot see them ever removing the front plate requirement. If they did I'd just fill the holes in the nose with a urethane bumper repair compound.

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