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If anyone is looking for a front license plate frame that fits within the bounds of the stock Gen3 bracket, this one from Amazon is a perfect fit:

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07SNS4X46/

If I didn't already have a rear frame, I would have gotten this for the back as well. It is silicone and can't rust.
 

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If anyone is looking for a front license plate frame that fits within the bounds of the stock Gen3 bracket, this one from Amazon is a perfect fit:

If I didn't already have a rear frame, I would have gotten this for the back as well. It is silicone and can't rust.
...and maybe it adds another layer of protection against "speed holes" (front license plate damage) you and @Verdier experienced? ;)
https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/297-what-did-you-do-your-2019-honda-insight-today/1892-speed-holes-do-not-make-go-faster.html
https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/290-2019-honda-insight-user-interface/1998-stone-chip-ac-condenser.html
 

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If anyone is looking for a front license plate frame that fits within the bounds of the stock Gen3 bracket, this one from Amazon is a perfect fit:

If I didn't already have a rear frame, I would have gotten this for the back as well. It is silicone and can't rust.
...and maybe it adds another layer of protection against "speed holes" (front license plate damage) you and @Verdier experienced? [img= class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif[/img]
https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/297-what-did-you-do-your-2019-honda-insight-today/1892-speed-holes-do-not-make-go-faster.html
https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/290-2019-honda-insight-user-interface/1998-stone-chip-ac-condenser.html
Actually what I needed was a butthead driver deflector. 😝
 

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If anyone is looking for a front license plate frame that fits within the bounds of the stock Gen3 bracket, this one from Amazon is a perfect fit:

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07SNS4X46/

If I didn't already have a rear frame, I would have gotten this for the back as well. It is silicone and can't rust.
I'm buying 2 similar white silicone frames from another brand on Amazon. Good excuse to replace the dealer frames and have them match the color of my license plate/car. :grin:



(Picture from an Amazon reviwer)





Anyone have any experience with any of these?
I saw a SUV with the bumpshox and told myself I would rather risk damage than have that ugly box protruding out the front bumper. :plain:
 

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My silicone license plate frames arrived today. Took off my plates, washed them with soap, and applied a dry coating of Meguiar's Hybrid Ceramic Wax. Had to do some wiggling and bending to make my plates fit the silicone frame. Also cleaned the area behind the trunk license plate, surprised to see so much dirt/crud stuck behind there(had to use a clay bar), and I did find some scratches on the paint due to the dealership's plastic license plate frame. :sad:


I'm happy to finally get rid of all the dealership advertisements(removed the sticker/decal a few months ago) and the white silicone license plate frames look really nice. Thanks for bringing this up @hasarad never would had known silicone license plate frames were a thing! :D
 

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I also want to add that if anyone considers buying the ones I bought. Make sure you have the drain holes orientated properly facing down. Didn't realize this so had to redo the rear license plate but luckily had it properly on the front license plate.
 

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I also want to add that if anyone considers buying the ones I bought. Make sure you have the drain holes orientated properly facing down. Didn't realize this so had to redo the rear license plate but luckily had it properly on the front license plate.
what brand did you get?
 

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Hi, I'm ordering:

ZAKAA 2 Pack License Plate Frame,Premium Silicone Material, Rust-Proof,Rattle-Proof,Weather-Proof(Grey)
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07YBPMBN2/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A24EJU0JRGG5XK&psc=1;

Smile Turtle Car License Plates Shields 2 Pack Clear Flat Design Novelty Plate Covers to Fit Any Standard US Plates, Unbreakable Frame Covers to Protect Front, Back License Plates, Screws Included
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07WFWZ8V9/ref=ox_sc_act_title_5?smid=A2QBHSBPD80LEN&psc=1; and

#14 x 1” Button Head Torx Security Sheet Metal Screws, Includes bit, 18-8 Stainless Steel Tamper Resistant, Qty 10 by Bridge Fasteners
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07YBDR8P3/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=AGU0TFX5IZPNO&psc=1

I'll try to post back when I get them. Hal
 

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Good time to post an update on mine. I definitely like the silicone compared to the plastic frame from the dealership which actually scratched some paint from banging against the trunk. I would advise against the white color since it can look dirty around the edges of the frame quickly.
 

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The license plate frames and covers I mentioned came, and I finally got my plates and tags.

They worked out pretty well. I really like the rubbery material for not damaging the car.

It's not a perfect solution. It would be nice to have a purpose-designed plate frame and well-integrated clear cover that would keep out the elements.

The covers I got sit on top of the edges of the frames, and there are small openings at the corners, and weep holes at the bottoms.

They look pretty squared-away, though, and I think they'll do the job.
 

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The license plate frames and covers I mentioned came, and I finally got my plates and tags.

They worked out pretty well. I really like the rubbery material for not damaging the car.

It's not a perfect solution. It would be nice to have a purpose-designed plate frame and well-integrated clear cover that would keep out the elements.

The covers I got sit on top of the edges of the frames, and there are small openings at the corners, and weep holes at the bottoms.

They look pretty squared-away, though, and I think they'll do the job.
Covers, clear or otherwise, are illegal in some states (like mine). Fortunately, new NJ plates are perfectly flat (not embossed/stamped) which makes cleaning much easier. If you're fortunate to live in a state without front plates, this is a non-issue. I like the silicone frames for their lack of rattle and the fact they will not rust. I have a WOP Insight, so the front is black, and the rear is white.
 
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