|Fig.1 Toyota Trademark|
Tools and Supplies:
Razor knife or razor blades
California registration sticker give the driver the right to drive the roads. These metal foil stickers are expensive and need protecting. In California you can not place your driver license inside a protective case. The case could prevent police officers from reading the license plate and registration stickers.
This post shows the twelve steps to protecting your registration stickers. This should work for any state that uses registration foil sticker.
Step 1: Fig.1 above right shows the Toyota Trademark.
Step 2: Fig.2 below shows the peeling of older registration foil stickers.
|Fig.2 Peeling registration stickers|
|Fig.3 Intact Foil|
|Fig.4 Need to Protect This One|
|Fig.5 DMV Foil Location|
|Fig.7 Pushing sticker flat|
|Fig.8 Foil is installed|
Step 7: To protect the California or any other state the first tool that will be needed is a razor blade (fig.9). If your interested there are two post that deal with installing razor blades. Fig.10 shows the Glass Scraper - Part 1 of 2 - Large Glass Scrapers Installation. If this is to large to work with see the following post. Fig.11 shows the Glass Scraper - Part 2 of 2 - Mini Glass Scrapers
|Fig.9 Standard razor blade|
|Fig.10 Paint scraper|
|Fig.11 Mini Scraper|
|Fig.12 Razor cuts diagonally|
Step 10: Fig.14 shows to paint your free license plate cover. Use inexpensive flat or semi-gloss paint to paint the plastic paint.
|Fig.14 Flat spray paint|
|Fig.15 plate painted|
|Fig.16 Metal screws into plate|
|Fig.17 Phillip Screwdriver|
|Fig.18 Job done.|
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