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post #1 of 18 Old 01-19-2010, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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motorized plate flap tutorial

I saw this on the I made thread and I would like that person to write a tutorial on it. Does anyone else argree

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post #2 of 18 Old 01-19-2010, 08:43 PM
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to be honest, with all the other things that my jeep keeps making me fix, a motorized plate flap just seems silly, if I am being honest.

Now, on the other hand, nothing says ricer to me more than a motorized plate flap, unless you outline it with neon.....oh oh a neon outlined motorized plate flap, that's what we need.
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to be honest, with all the other things that my jeep keeps making me fix, a motorized plate flap just seems silly, if I am being honest.

Now, on the other hand, nothing says ricer to me more than a motorized plate flap, unless you outline it with neon.....oh oh a neon outlined motorized plate flap, that's what we need.
well it is functional and serves a purpose at the pump, i mean if you go to car shows and can't refrain from playing with the switch the whole then it is worthless. its seems to be a nice single purpose use though
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I saw this on the I made thread and I would like that person to write a tutorial on it. Does anyone else argree
What the hell is a "motorized plate flap"? Why do I need it on my Jeep? What are the chances of my Jeep being in a car show? Zero!

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post #5 of 18 Old 01-19-2010, 08:54 PM
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Too much time on some peoples hands I think.
Time would be MUCH better spent relocating the tag, or moving the filler to the TJ location IMHO.
Mind, with alllllll the extra effort it took to fill the YJ, I doubt I would bother with either myself.
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can i mod the motorized plate flap with a posi loc?

some on here will just move the clip over to leave the flap in the open position but that's just lazy.
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I'm kinda curious about the plate flap too. But I really like motors and just screwing with crap.
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That might be a nice feaure for my hot rodded 85 buick regal.... I have a switch in there now that kills the taillights. I just moved my plate on the jeep though since it seemed kinda out of place after I put the flush tail lights in.
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thanks

and for everyone else ragging on this. it a great idea, no more hassle with the pumps, and I would relocate to TJ but I already have enough bodywork to deal with. it will be a nice change from the hell of bodywork.
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Awesome.

I love gizmos.
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I already moved my filler to the TJ spot so if I did the motorized flap I could have a machine gun come out, or an oil slick or a smoke screen.

Or, maybe I'll just carry a tow strap in there.

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I have had this idea for years now, it is so cool to see someone else with the same idea actually make it a reality. I hated dealing with the spring loaded plate holder so much that I ditched it and just screwed my plate to the body using the screws at the bottom of the filler.

My idea had a faster deployment time though for reasons I shall not discuss in an open forum...

A write up would be awesome..

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I guess if I had a YJ I would understand. My TJ doesn't have that problem.

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I guess if I had a YJ I would understand. My TJ doesn't have that problem.
O hi there.
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