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I was wondering if anyone knows what is behind the bumper on the Sky where the two black screws underneath the license plate screw holes are? I need to drill two lower holes for the license plate frame I purchased recently.

 

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Thank you for the response. I just didn't want to drill in to any wiring or sensors.
 

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Thank you for posting the diagram (on the other forums too). I am concerned I will run in to bumper bracket since I have to drill the two bottom holes pretty close to the bumper mounting screws.
 

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Thank you for posting the diagram (on the other forums too). I am concerned I will run in to bumper bracket since I have to drill the two bottom holes pretty close to the bumper mounting screws.
I'm curious why you need to drill holes for the license plate frame. Doesn't the frame have the top two holes available?
 

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I'm curious why you need to drill holes for the license plate frame. Doesn't the frame have the top two holes available?
The plate frame comes with 4 screws and 4 chrome caps so I needed to either drill two holes for the bottom screws or use two machine thread screws and bolts to attach the bottom of the plate to the frame and then use the top two holes to mount the plate to the car. I used the machine screws and bolts and then put a small piece of felt behind the bolts so the paint does not get scratched. Here is the end result:

 

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Here is a picture of the bracket without the bumper cover on my Sol.

I dont have a similar picture of the Sky but suspect that the bracket is very similar. As you can see, the threaded holes are attached to the bracket by entering through the holes and then sliding them to the outside. If you are drilling inside the current holes, then there may be no structure there to accept screws. If you are drilling outside the current holes but inside the edges of the bracket you should be fine

From the looks of your picture, you should be fine
 

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The plate frame comes with 4 screws and 4 chrome caps so I needed to either drill two holes for the bottom screws or use two machine thread screws and bolts to attach the bottom of the plate to the frame and then use the top two holes to mount the plate to the car.
I figured it out from what you said on one of the other forums. Thanks for the picture. It looks very nice.

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Thanks for the bracket pic Rob. If the screws that hold the bumper cover go where those silver clips are, and if this bracket is the same as the Sky, I would have had to drill through the bumper cover and the bracket (where the red/white marks are) so I am glad I used the screws and bolts on the bottom holes. :thumbs:

 

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When I lived in Ohio, I didn't like the registration stickers displaying your birthday in the lower right portion of the sticker, so I would punch a hole through the date before installing. :jm2c:
 
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