Front Licence Plate Holder - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 10 Old 09-04-2013, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
RKells6
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Fort Erie
Posts: 2
Front Licence Plate Holder

Just bought a new 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with a custom front bumper. Unfortunately, I live in Ontario and require a front plate. Any ideas/suggestions/companies that may be able to help me with finding one that looks decent and performs well. I'm new to the forum so please don't be too harsh I tried finding it on the forum but had no luck. Also, if anyone knows of any cheaper sites to find them on that would be great too.

Thanks

RKells6 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 Old 09-04-2013, 10:29 AM
WhiteOut
Web Wheeler
 
WhiteOut's Avatar
1998 ZJ 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 8,204
Do you have a roller fairlead for a winch on the front? Is there a hoop or stinger on the bumper?
WhiteOut is offline  
post #3 of 10 Old 09-04-2013, 11:11 AM
biffgnar
Moderator
 
biffgnar's Avatar
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Westchester, NY
Posts: 26,535
Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiteOut View Post
Do you have a roller fairlead for a winch on the front?
There are decent mounts for hawse available also
biffgnar is offline  
 
post #4 of 10 Old 09-04-2013, 03:17 PM
Miller97
Registered User
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Canuck
Posts: 30
Do what everyone else does..put it on your dashboard

2003 Silver TJ Sport, BF Goodrich 30" A/T KO's. RIP 11/2013.|| '03 Gold Wrangler X. Project "Golden Eagle"
Miller97 is offline  
post #5 of 10 Old 09-04-2013, 03:19 PM
mrott
Registered User
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: SEPA
Posts: 130
You mentioned a custom front bumper... is it made of metal? Would 2 self tapping screws do the trick? That's what's holding on my front vanity plate and it doesn't seem to be going anywhere.

Quote:
Originally Posted by vindicated View Post
I like Canadians, but man you guys whine a lot! It's too cold, my igloo melted, this beaver pelt is too thin, we only have dial-up, my milk isn't thawed yet, I got deported, we don't like war, JF is prejudice, blah blah blah. Suck it up Nancy!
mrott is offline  
post #6 of 10 Old 09-04-2013, 03:37 PM
Burlbook48
Web Wheeler
 
Burlbook48's Avatar
1995 YJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Mendocino County, CA
Posts: 1,206
You want a winch. You need a winch. You KNOW you need a winch. So get a winch.

Then make a winch rope cover out of your license plate holder.






Gotta mount the front license plate somehow. You want to be legal, right? Gotta get a winch. This is what you tell Mrs. RKells6.


I got your back, Bro!

You have to start somewhere to get to the middle of nowhere.


2015 YJ Of The Year

Thanks, but my rig is just a Prince among Kings. You folks gave me the answers to build it!
Burlbook48 is offline  
post #7 of 10 Old 09-04-2013, 04:19 PM
TJDaveX
Registered User
 
TJDaveX's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Eastern WA
Posts: 3,339
OP never said if he had a winch or not. But if he does....Maglite flashlight clips fit perfectly on a roller fairlead.
Got mine for $5 bucks about 4 years ago. Just bolt them to your plate.
They have lasted over twice as long as that brand new Smitty XRC8 in the first pic.

........................................... ...



TJDaveX is offline  
post #8 of 10 Old 09-10-2013, 04:58 AM
armyRN
Web Wheeler
 
armyRN's Avatar
1998 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Longview, WA (one hour north of Portland, OR)
Posts: 3,999
A couple of properly placed rivet nuts for bolting the tag on would also work. I'm guessing for 1/4" bolts. I did that with my aftermarket bumper before I got a winch (and before I got my tags changed to a state where they only require a rear tag).
armyRN is offline  
post #9 of 10 Old 09-11-2013, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
RKells6
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Fort Erie
Posts: 2
Thanks for all the help, zip tied it for now in the slot for the winch until I buy a winch and then I think I'll go with the flip up holder that attaches to the roller Fairlead.
RKells6 is offline  
post #10 of 10 Old 11-28-2014, 04:44 PM
JeepinJeep
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: staten island
Posts: 28
Tjdavex! Perfect solution.
I'm glad I stumbled on this thread today.
Thanks for the tip!
Attached Images
     
JeepinJeep is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome