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Anyone that has their truck already doing anything for the front plate? Curious if the tow hook plate can be used? Hate to drill the front bumper if we don’t have to. Also don’t want block the front camera. Thoughts?
 

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I’d never put a front plate on it. The most likely areas you’d get ticketed would be parked on the street, and I’d never park this on the street. Dealers that pre drill these for plate holders are morons, I walked away from a deal for a GC SRT simply because they put the front plate holder on it when I told them not to. They didn’t understand how it was such a big deal, so I said it’s not a big deal so long as you replace the front bumper. Naturally that didn’t happen so I just found myself another one, the 2nd dealer listened to me and didn’t install it. What’s the cost of the front bumper? That’s how much less the car is worth with a front plate holder on it to me, and I’m sure many would agree with that. I wouldn’t do it. Risk the tickets...
 

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I'm with JMS935. No front plates on anything other than the Raptor which came with pre-drilled holes. I told the dealer not to put it on, and they didn't. Even on the JK, there was no way I was going to put one on.

When I took my daughter to get her driver license, the examiner said she couldn't go out without the front plate on the Jeep. The plate was still in the back of the jeep, so she told me to tie it to the grill with a shoelace for the road test. I got lucky.
 

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I don't want to put it on, but certain toll roads need a front plate to get the free price for carpool and I think I will be forced to put it on :(
 

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I told them not to install it (they asked, fortunately), and so I'm running with no front place (in Illinois). I'm hoping it won't be an issue. I haven't found any decent retractable plate things, and I'd want it electronic I guess. But it'd be a pain to have to always remember to pop it out... So I guess we just run the risk?
 

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I told them not to install it (they asked, fortunately), and so I'm running with no front place (in Illinois). I'm hoping it won't be an issue. I haven't found any decent retractable plate things, and I'd want it electronic I guess. But it'd be a pain to have to always remember to pop it out... So I guess we just run the risk?
Isn't it just a fixit ticket? Attach with shoelaces and take it off when you're done.
 

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Isn't it just a fixit ticket? Attach with shoelaces and take it off when you're done.
I had no idea what the penalty was. Coming from NY I figured it'd probably be a massive $$$ amount. They're nasty over there.
 

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I'm considering using the sto-n-sho system on my Trackhawk. Has anyone here heard about or seen the use of this product? Apparently the version designed for the SRT & Trackhawk does not require any drilling, but rather attaches to existing threaded holes on the underside of the front fascia.
 

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I have used the sto-n-sho on 2 vehicles and am very happy with it. The Jeep is a truck to me so I had the dealer install the factory front plate holder.
 

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Mine is currently zip-tied to the grill on the pass side. I put it my plate trim then put some foam on the back of it so it can rest on the bottom and not scratch. I hate it on the front but NYC cops look for any little thing to get you
 

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I ended up buying a sto-n-sho. TH is currently getting xpel and ceramic coating. Hopefully will get the sto-n-sho installed by the start of next week. I'm sure everyone can already easily imagine what it looks like...but I'll upload a photo or two just for the h*lluvit
 

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Nice TH!! The bright white looks great! What factored into your decision to not install the sto-n-sho?
Thanks!

Once we put it up on the lift and found the only place we could put it up and try to mount it, there wasn't a great place, there is a vent almost in every position on the front lower area and I didn't feel it would be stable without some added help.
 

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Thanks!

Once we put it up on the lift and found the only place we could put it up and try to mount it, there wasn't a great place, there is a vent almost in every position on the front lower area and I didn't feel it would be stable without some added help.
Okay. That makes sense. I'll take a closer look when I get my TH back from the paint treatment. I see from the other thread that yours is actually the Ivory TriCoat. Sorry about that. It looks great. I guess it just looked like the other white on my screen. The TriCoat must be stunning in direct sunlight.
 

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Okay. That makes sense. I'll take a closer look when I get my TH back from the paint treatment. I see from the other thread that yours is actually the Ivory TriCoat. Sorry about that. It looks great. I guess it just looked like the other white on my screen. The TriCoat must be stunning in direct sunlight.
No worries, it was an overcast day when he took that pic and I had to de-rez it for this site's upload limits, I had to get the ivory for the plate I have. It's not that it can't be done, I had the guys who did the ceramic coating tell me they could make a nice platform for it the other risk is if I run into something with it, which is not unlikely, so I decided it's better where it is for now.
 

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Sto n sho

STO N SHO was easy to install and makes it simple to remove front plate when you get sick of how ugly a front plate looks (often). I recommend for anyone that legally requires the front plate and does not like the idea of placing it against or near the windshield, or paying the fix-it tickets when ditching the front plate altogether. Does not significantly block any functioning component of the Trackhawk...perhaps a very minor change to air flow right at the splitter. Obviously I'd rather go without the plate, but to me this looks better than the standard bracket and gives the option to remove very quickly with the pull of a spring-loaded pin. Cheers :cool:
 

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IMO, it comes down to if you live in a state or city where the cops regularly hassle you over not having a front plate. I think we all prefer the no-plate look.

I live in CA, and have decided to not mount a front plate on my TH...for the time being. The greatest chances of hassles here, it seems, is by parking enforcement, or when going through a DUI checkpoint.

Some of my other cars have front plates, others don't. I haven't gotten hassled about it (yet) in CA, but did when I lived in Texas 10 years ago. Actually got pulled over, and a fix-it cite, just for no front plate.

It's kind of a dice roll, I think.
 

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STO N SHO was easy to install and makes it simple to remove front plate when you get sick of how ugly a front plate looks (often). I recommend for anyone that legally requires the front plate and does not like the idea of placing it against or near the windshield, or paying the fix-it tickets when ditching the front plate altogether. Does not significantly block any functioning component of the Trackhawk...perhaps a very minor change to air flow right at the splitter. Obviously I'd rather go without the plate, but to me this looks better than the standard bracket and gives the option to remove very quickly with the pull of a spring-loaded pin. Cheers :cool:
Did you buy the one for the 2017/18 SRT? Or did you find a Trackhawk specific model? Thanks in advance.
 

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Did you buy the one for the 2017/18 SRT? Or did you find a Trackhawk specific model? Thanks in advance.
Check out bigmikesperformanceparts.com You'll find that part #SNS110 is listed as 2017/18 SRT or Trackhawk. It's my understanding that the fascia for both is almost identical. Either way, this part should work for both. The base plate has holes roughly 6" centre-to-centre which matches the fascia bottom fastener spacing on the TH perfectly.
I purchased directly from their website and they were very quick to answer all my questions before I placed the order. They also shipped it out exceptionally fast. Couldn't be happier with my experience with that company.
 
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