Plastic Cover for OEM Licence Plate

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  1. cain04

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    Hello,

    Does anybody know if it's possible to add a front plastic cover over the front licence plate of the Tesla provided front mount plate? Trying to protect my plates from the upcoming winter.

    Is it possible to just buy a plastic cover and just screw it into place on top of the exiting plate?

    Thanks in advance for your help!
     
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    Amazon is always your friend... ;)



     
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    Thank you so much! Do you know if these will fit overtop with the bracket they provide?
     
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    No idea, but it's Amazon so if it doesn't work just return it. ;)
     
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    Touché.

    I really appreciate your help!
     
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    Not sure about your area, but in Florida covering the license plate is illegal (even if it's clear). It's worth checking...
     
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    #7 Sandy, Sep 12, 2018
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    Yes. You can get clear, smoke or blue at CTC:

    You will need longer screws for the front with a plate cover. Try 1/2” or (3/4” with the point clipped off) #8 Stainless screws from HD or CTC. I also use a washer under the plastic cup the cap snaps on to. BE CAREFUL WITH SCREW LENGTH ON THE FRONT SO YOU DON’T PUNCTURE YOUR BUMPER!!!

    Plate covers:

    http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/clear-tuf-flat-license-plate-shield-0377403p.html#srp

    http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/license-plate-guard-smoke-0377498p.html#srp

    http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/plate-guard-license-plate-cover-0416030p.html#srp

    Caps (black and chrome):

    http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/chrome-license-plate-fastener-caps-0372382p.html#srp

    Mine:

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    I never knew I needed license plate fastener caps ...until now
     
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    Definitely. License plate covers are illegal in most states. In VA, the fine is $25.
     
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