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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (needsdecaf)

I have that exact plate on my car. And I bought it from him. I can only run his plates in the spring,summer and fall. Winter makes them rust. If you look at his feedback you will find I left less than positive feedback because he advertises these as stainless, and they are chrome plated metal that will rust. I buy 2 a year from him. They last about 6 months in climates without salt for the snow. The fit and finish is great. and for 12-15 bucks it is worth it. I hope this helps, Rick
 

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My R has 4 posts for the license plate - how do you adapt? Drill holes or cut off the posts?
 

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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (needsdecaf)

For that price it is definetly NOT real stainless. A good polished stainless frame will go for about 20 bucks plus shipping. I went thorough about a frame a year (Michigan winters just KILLED them) until I bought a real stainless and had it engraved for my Benz. My guess on that one is chromed mild steel ... will last max one year up there in NY for you. Why not get a real stainless one and an "R" emblem from IPD if this is the look you want. Probably last longer than the car
. This was my 20 dollar EBay find:

 

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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (needsdecaf)

Here are 2 JUST LIKE the one I had ... notice the nice wide strip at the bottom for your IPD "R" ... hell, you could line up about a dozen down there and have "RRRRRRRRRRRR" if you wanted to
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors...QrdZ1

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors...QrdZ1

I believe the first one is that actual seller I purchased from.
 

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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (Mash)

Good strength to weigh ratio, no rust.
 

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Can you say "NEXT TAKSPEED ITEM"? True stainless steel plate with optional paint kit so Frank can have his R logo red and QuickBrik can have a blue one?

 

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Re: (Quick Brick)

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Our R, is that the real deal like your mirror caps, or is it vinyl
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Real deal. I took a sheet of CF and cut it out.
As for the CF trunk lid closer, it's a 90 degree piece.
Here's the source: http://www.robotcombat.com/mar....html

At one time they carried the blue and black CF sheets, I have some of that stuff yet. If you're looking for some, they may still have some left over.
 

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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (Mash)

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I have that exact plate on my car. And I bought it from him. I can only run his plates in the spring,summer and fall. Winter makes them rust. If you look at his feedback you will find I left less than positive feedback because he advertises these as stainless, and they are chrome plated metal that will rust. I buy 2 a year from him. They last about 6 months in climates without salt for the snow. The fit and finish is great. and for 12-15 bucks it is worth it. I hope this helps, Rick

Sounds like a POS to me. It rust during the winter! So if you don't take it off, you could potentially have rust dripping down your car.
Spend the money to get better quality.
I hate to be rude, but don't we have enough R badges on our cars!!?!!
 

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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (flybynight)

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Sounds like a POS to me. It rust during the winter! So if you don't take it off, you could potentially have rust dripping down your car.
Spend the money to get better quality.
I hate to be rude, but don't we have enough R badges on our cars!!?!!

Actually about 98% of the frames on the market react like this. When I said I had gone through several on my Benz, I meant I had also tried 50 dollar MB OEM accessories and they did the same thing. These things are just not made for our Norhtern winters. They are made for some guy in Cali who garage parks his car and drives it 3 times a week, or some kid at PepBoys with 10 bucks burning a hole in his pocket after the purchase of a new car. If you want quality, you have to make it, or seek it out
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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (flybynight)

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I hate to be rude, but don't we have enough R badges on our cars!!?!!

new wheels, bebadges front and rear gets rid of 6 of them.
 

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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (R_Rated)

Why would you "hate" to be rude? You are just announcing the obviuos. But that is ok. Like R_ said remove all but a few and nobody knows what you are driving.
 

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Re: R License Plate Frame on Ebay (flybynight)

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Sounds like a POS to me. It rust during the winter! So if you don't take it off, you could potentially have rust dripping down your car.
Spend the money to get better quality.
I hate to be rude, but don't we have enough R badges on our cars!!?!!

why not just f**kin' spray on some Tompson's Water Seal on a cheap 6 dollar frame? it works.
 
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