Front tag bracket application?

volare 77

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Can someone tell me what this tag bracket fits? I googled the number and came up empty. The number on the bracket is 4270325 but many times that part number is no good as most came as a kit.

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It’s the tag bracket used for M bodies from 81-89 if I remember correctly.
The earlier brackets had a full plate that mounted to the bumper instead of the two tabs.
 
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I actually have a 77-81 NOS M body plate frame on my 89 Fifth Ave. Was a long awaited score off EvilBay.

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It appears in the pic you show it is a little different for the one I posted. Still work? Someone said it fits a 80 F body also? Correct?
Works just fine.
The early 77-81 plate frames (what I have) used a full mounting plate instead of the two little tabs.
Cant comment on if they fit F bodies.
 

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I looked in the parts catalog ('79) everywhere I could think of, including the alphabetical index and there isn't a plate bracket listed for any car. Plate brackets were never installed at the factory. If it was going to a state that required a front plate, the bracket came in a bag in the trunk (along with antenna, wheel covers, etc) and would be installed during the PDI. Probably (a wild guess) there's a dealer accessory catalog that has it listed.
 

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I looked in the parts catalog ('79) everywhere I could think of, including the alphabetical index and there isn't a plate bracket listed for any car. Plate brackets were never installed at the factory. If it was going to a state that required a front plate, the bracket came in a bag in the trunk (along with antenna, wheel covers, etc) and would be installed during the PDI. Probably (a wild guess) there's a dealer accessory catalog that has it listed.

its under license plate bracket. 13-1200 #24 in my 79 parts book but no part number for it. Some other models do have part number listed as do the 80s m's and f's so not sure why that one doesn't.
 

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Works just fine.
The early 77-81 plate frames (what I have) used a full mounting plate instead of the two little tabs.
Cant comment on if they fit F bodies.
It also sticks out further. The 80-89 plate almost touches the bumper. The one you have was meant to be mounted in the middle of the 77-79 bumper and sticks out to clear the point.
 

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It also sticks out further. The 80-89 plate almost touches the bumper. The one you have was meant to be mounted in the middle of the 77-79 bumper and sticks out to clear the point.
Meh, better than zip ties.
 

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I mentioned this on A&V. The p/n stamped in the bracket won't show up in a catalog. The bracket, inserts, screws and any other mounting hardware, along with instructions came in a plastic bag, in the trunk of the car or ordered by the parts dept, and the package would have a p/n for the kit.

Mikes5thAve, NOW I see it in the catalog. Never thought to look in the bumper section, which sounds obvious to me now, lol!
 

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It's funny how those books work that way. I don't think it was pictured either which doesn't help.
 
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