Angles to match your bumper and avoid Parking Sensors
Avoids "Fix-it" tickets in states that require a front plate
Specifically designed to fit the Volkswagen Golf GTI and Golf R Mk6 2010-2014
The Platypus Pro Series bolts up to the tow hook eye that is hidden on your bumper. This front license plate holder completely eliminates the need for you to ever drill into a brand new car or aero kit. This tow bolt mounted plate is also easily removable for track days and shows; it takes less than 5 minutes to install, and about the same to take it off again.
This is true American made stuff, and will last forever! The stud is anodized 6061 aluminum, making it plenty strong but still softer than the frame of the vehicle so that it cannot damage the threading. The studs for our plate mount are designed a few thousandths oversized so that they do not vibrate loose, and you will want (NEED!) tools to install it. The plate backing is 12 gauge steel that is treated and powder coated to prevent rust and color fading. It has enough thickness to make it completely solid (ordinary humans cannot bend the plate backing with by hand), but once installed you will be able to adjust the angle of the tab with just your hands, when you can use the vehicle for leverage. The included hardware is all stainless steel, with button heads for a clean look once installed. NOTE: The included hardware is just the right length for a plate, and not long enough to also mount a plate frame. Contact CravenSpeed for longer bolts or specs for your friendly local hardware supplier.
IMPORTANT: This model was designed for, and fits ONLY the following:
VW Golf GTI Mk6 2010
VW Golf GTI Mk6 2011
VW Golf GTI Mk6 2012
VW Golf GTI Mk6 2013
VW Golf GTI Mk6 2014
VW Golf R Mk6 2010
VW Golf R Mk6 2011
VW Golf R Mk6 2012
VW Golf R Mk6 2013
VW Golf R Mk6 2014
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This thing is amazing. I bought a different front license plate holder (also attaches in the tow hook) awhile back for my 2013 GTI, but it was made of stainless, somewhat poor quality, and easy to come undone. I decided it was time to upgrade, and was pleasantly surprised by the lack of parts. There is literally the tow hook bolt, the large plate holder, a bolt to connect plate holder to the tow hook bolt, and 4 allen screws. Super simple. I even took it to a car wash (non-touchless), and it didn't spin off or anything like that. Great product.
mounts well, needed to add lock tight to the threads because once it goes all the way in it is easy to spin out. you will need to mount the bar first and let locket dry because it is reverse threaded. so when you put plate holder on which is not reverse threaded you don't unthread the bar. i would buy again! but the frame did have to be bent slightly to not scratch paint.
I really like it. Literally just installed an hour ago. Fairly easy to install. Hard part is getting the bumper plug out.
From head on i like the look... but my complaint is about how far out it sticks from the front bumper. Almost an inch. Id like a tighter fit... maybe just tight enough to fit a wrench in to keep it tight as you tighten the bolt that holds the plate holder on....
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