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  1. Ringo

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    Would you walk away from Hellcat because it has a front plate installed? Assume the car has everything just the way your ordered it, but there was a front plate bracket.

    Curious to hear people's thoughts,

    Thanks
     
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    No. Its a factory option. Id walk away if it had a bunch of aftermarket add ons though.
     
  3. Ringo

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    No aftermarket parts, it's a brand new car
     
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    A front plate would be the least of my worries.

    If everything else looked good, I would take it.
     
  5. MABBRYFL30

    MABBRYFL30 NYS President Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    No I wouldn't either. There are plugs that are color matching to hide it. Concentrate on the carfax or auto check. Look for aftermarket parts, look for dirt in paint, make sure there aren't decals missing and all of that kind of stuff. If you see any of that or even a bs carfax can be hidden and altered by not reporting accident to insurance.
    Also check for sand scratches too. All of those should make you walk away even a small area could be signs of bad things to come. If they go to great lengths to hide it on a carfax, imagine what else they are keeping from you. Walk away no matter how bad you want the car.
    Great question and you will get good advice on this site
     
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    A front license plate is no deal breaker for me.
     
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    No way! I wouldn't run the front plate but I wouldn't let that stop me from buying it.
    GO GET IT!! It's hard to find one the way you want it.
     
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    You wont mind the look of it one bit from behind the wheel and just a little bit of gas and you will forget all about it. ;)
     
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    The front plate is hideous and IMO destroys the look of the car, even worse, holes are drilled in the bumper cover. I'd walk away in a heartbeat. There are plenty of other cars out there, just keep looking or better yet order one the way you want it
     
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    No choice in my state. No regrets for having it. As said before, I can't see it from behind the wheel.

    Buy!
     
  11. Cglhawk260

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    I bought mine used and it had the front license plate. I've learned to live with it. It's not that bad.
     

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    I would buy the car, plug the holes, and ride happy.:):cool: Personally I would probably use small round head stainless bolts.

    Front plates not required in my state and again, personally, would not register one of these cars where they are required.

    All my opinions are my own.
     
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  13. Heavy Metal

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    Lucky. Which state?
     
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    Mine either. No registration with out it, No driving fun with out registration. Call me nuts, but I kinda like the looks of the CRAZ CAT tag on the front.
     
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    If holes were drilled in, yes.
     

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