reg plate bolts

Discussion in 'Bodywork' started by scooter, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. scooter

    scooter Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    :confused:can anybody advise i have a e230te 91 the rear reg plate is bolt on and what i mean is bolt goes in through reg and into some sort of nut which is part of the tail gate itself the previous owner snapped a bolt inside the nut can the nuts be replace easily or does it need to be drilled out then replace:crazy:
     
  2. BaldGuy

    BaldGuy Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Just changed the plates on my CLK and used really thick double sided tape.. I didnt want screw holes and like you one of the captive nuts has its threads stripped....

    The tape is about 10mm thick and works perfectly... Any good Car accesory shop who makes plates up will have it..
     
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