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    Master Mechanic Jimmeh's Avatar
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    Default Common thing?

    For those that have the 03-06 (or 07 classic) trucks, does your front license plate seem to have bent due to the bumper curvature and wind hitting it?


    Now, my front license plate was also the front one on my old Dodge that was involved in a deer collission (linky of the Dodge), however there are two guys at work that also have this body style of Silverado, and they also have license plates that are bent just like mine (minus the other small dents from said deers head).
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    mines bent like that too, but that was because of a dirt hill that got in my way
    2006 Silverado 5.3 4wd ext cab

    mods as of yet:
    bodyside molding delete
    truxedo tonneau cover
    magnaflow muffler
    toyo 33x12.50-20s

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    In MI front plates aren't required so its not a common thing here, but I'm supprised that your trucks don't have plate holders on there...


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    20" Wheels

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    Driver Information Center
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    Low Profile Diamond Plate Tool Box
    GM Bed Liner
    Silver Birch Metallic Mirror Covers
    Silver Birch Metallic Vent Visors
    Flowmaster Super 40 (knock off)
    20" Wheels
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    Extang Tonneau Cover

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    As am I. That was actually the first thing I noticed when I was looking at this truck, lol.

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    on a side not, thats some AWESOME rims!!!

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