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I want to get rid of my front license plate holder plate panel thing.

I know there's a strip to replace that with. Who has these and how much?
 

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bavauto.com - not too expensive.
 

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The molding strip sold by bavauto doesn't fit my 2003 sedan. The tabs are in the wrong places, they dont match up.

Buyer beware.
I had to find out the hard way.
 

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its an oem part and it cost about 15 bucks.

your dealership can order it.:thumbup:
 

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Would the dealer mind installing it for me eventhough front license plates are required in my state ?
 

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I want to get rid of my front license plate holder plate panel thing.

I know there's a strip to replace that with. Who has these and how much?

Just goto the dealer, $20, the bavauto one is aftermarket (booooooo!) You can also opt for the euro plate holder (exclusive)
 

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any idea if these even exist for a 2000 323i, I have been looking since I have owned the car but can only find the license plate holder version??

and it is even legal in FL to have no front plate :(
 

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For the 2000 323i sedan, part 16 on this link should work.

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AM33&mospid=47718&btnr=51_3160&hg=51&fg=15

I'm not sure if coupe, vert, touring would be different, but it's easy to check via realoem. I ordered mine from pelicanparts.com, and it worked with no problems.

My guess is that the dealer will not replace this for you if a front plate is legally required, but it is a 5 minute job to DIY.
 

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Thanks nc325, I did look on realoem but couldn't find it, did this time though.

Sometimes I can't see the woods for the trees on there!
 
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