Front License Plate Holder

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Has anyone found a front license plate holder that does not require drilling? Texas requires a front plate so looking for good options.
@Cupholders has installed a lower bumper mounted front license plate shown here in his sweet looking photo.

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This thread here has several alternative options with the same mounting location, one of which is a quick removal for off-roading.
 

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For my Badlands (modular front bumper), I purchased a bracket from HBTFD on Bronco6G. It’s pretty simple being bent sheet metal (similar to the picture above), but need to confirm it fits the Braptor bumper (didn’t try to install before sending to get PPF’d). Need to do more research though as I have seen ones that are centered on the skid plate but flip up while off-roading or have a quick release.
 

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I ordered a no drill holder off of Amazon that I plan to mount to the front skid plate. It was like $20. I am in Texas as well so I have to mount one up whenever they show up as well. I asked the dealer before it arrived to not drill the front the grill beforehand too.
 

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Got this one I like it because it’s bent back a little bit very easy to install. Got it on valkyrieoffroad.com
I agree, I like the sloping to the underside. Seems it would be less noticeable and better aero. Guessing the others could also be bent a little more to achieve a similar appearance,
 

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To help any of those that may need to run a front license plate I used the DV8 bracket which clearly states on their website "excludes: Bronco Raptor".
If you don't mind buying the following you can use it without a problem.
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=13785 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=18972 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=22030 Need 6
When all done it's a very strong bracket!
Hope this might help someone.
(Yes, I need to clean the shop floor haha!)

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To help any of those that may need to run a front license plate I used the DV8 bracket which clearly states on their website "excludes: Bronco Raptor".
If you don't mind buying the following you can use it without a problem.
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=13785 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=18972 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=22030 Need 6
When all done it's a very strong bracket!
Hope this might help someone.
(Yes, I need to clean the shop floor haha!)

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Very Well done! I really like the position with the top edge just below the silver intercooler inlet and the slope!
 

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To help any of those that may need to run a front license plate I used the DV8 bracket which clearly states on their website "excludes: Bronco Raptor".
If you don't mind buying the following you can use it without a problem.
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=13785 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=18972 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=22030 Need 6
When all done it's a very strong bracket!
Hope this might help someone.
(Yes, I need to clean the shop floor haha!)

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Quick question, how’d you get the mini brush bar to fit with that trim piece between the bumper and the grill?
 

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I had my local dealer/custom shop make up a holder for the front license plate. They did it in two days (powder coating and all) and I thought it came out great. It doesn't block anything, isn't at risk if I get into a rock with my front skid plate and it used two existing bolts on the top of the bumper (no drilling anything). Very happy!
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I had my local dealer/custom shop make up a holder for the front license plate. They did it in two days (powder coating and all) and I thought it came out great. It doesn't block anything, isn't at risk if I get into a rock with my front skid plate and it used two existing bolts on the top of the bumper (no drilling anything). Very happy!View attachment 8265
Welcome to the Forum! 🍻 Well thought out and I love that the mounting can be removed without trace. (y)
 

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To help any of those that may need to run a front license plate I used the DV8 bracket which clearly states on their website "excludes: Bronco Raptor".
If you don't mind buying the following you can use it without a problem.
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=13785 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=18972 Need 2
https://www.boltdepot.com/Product-Details.aspx?product=22030 Need 6
When all done it's a very strong bracket!
Hope this might help someone.
(Yes, I need to clean the shop floor haha!)

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Why 6 washers?? Thank you!
 

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Looks good. I just said screw it and let the plate line up with the natural slant of the skid plate and didn't slant it forward. I do like the spacer idea though. I have driven by enough police officers and they haven't said anything, but if they do I will definitely be using that idea. Still wish I didn't have to have one up front at all though.
 

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