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Old 11-05-2012, 01:57 PM   #31389
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Location: New Philadelphia, Ohio
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Originally Posted by Nice_Rumble View Post
Anyone else's license plate light really loose? I tried tightening the bolts but there is an internal spacer that prohibits making it any tighter plus the nuts are capped. Is it loose by design? Shorter bolts or a standard nut makes no difference due to the spacer.

I took an old handlebar grip, cut a rectangular piece the size of the LP light housing, punched holes in it where the bolts would pass through, and used it as a spacer between the light housing and the back of the fender. It solidified the housing quite a bit and I like to think the rubber adds dampening to keep the vibes from breaking the bulb filament.
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