Plate Frame

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  1. HELLKAT_NY

    HELLKAT_NY Silver Member

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    Purchased a nice SRT plate frame but didn't realized it's a heavy metal frame. I'm worried about screwing it on the HC and the edges rubbing into the paint in time. Should I get a plastic one?
     
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    X-Men Fiend Gold Member

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    Maybe you could cut a gasket, shaped like the plate, to mount beneath it, to protect the paint? Just an idea, I know it's extra effort, but better than worrying about the plate edges scoring the paint.
     
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    april77 Naughty SheDevil Mod Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Mine is the weather tech chrome frame, and it came with a rubber gasket to place between the car and the frame. Works great, and I like the look. So, X-Men's suggestion should work fabulously. :)

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    i just got a flat black plastic one
     
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    I bought a metal frame and had the same concerns. Ended up ditching it. I will tell you, though, the plate itself wore a little mark into the paint at the bottom center of the plate already. It's always covered by the plate, of course. Frustrating, b/c our BMW has such a nice system for mounting the plate.
     
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    Could you elaborate on where u got it from?
     
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    april77 Naughty SheDevil Mod Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    Weather Tech makes Excellent products! I have used them in and on ALL my vehicles for years now!
     
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    20151011_082209_resized.jpg I got the Hellcat plastic chrome and still put some foam behind the plate to make sure no rubbing of the plate.

    I had a heavy metal one on my SRT and noticed when I sold it that some of the paint had been rubbed off.
     
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    We put a foam strip around the boarder of all of our license plates backs. This keeps the plate and frame off your car.
     
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    You can also use black electrical tape behind the tag holder to protect the paint.
     

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