How to Install Tow Hook License Plate Adapter - General Guide
Before we get started:
Please do not use a power drill! You WILL damage the product!
Compare both the stock tow bar and the iJDMTOY license plate tow bar. Make sure they look similar in size and threading for proper fitment!
Step 1: Remove the tow hole cover. Keep in mind that the removal varies by car. Some vehicles may require a pry tool to remove and some vehicles only require you to gently push in the corner of
Step 2: Insert the license plate mount stick. Make sure the stick is inserted in so that it's perpendicular to the opening. There is only one entry point for the threading to latch on. Slowly
turn the license plate mount stick clockwise, up to 360 degrees until it catches on. Do not tilt the stick in any way.
The tow hole adapter stick does not have to be extremely tight, just enough so that it's secure. Since the license plate isn't considered heavy duty, you just need to make sure that it's secured
enough so the license plate will not spin. You can even use a wrench to properly secure if you wish.
Step 3: After you tighten the tow bar stick, mount the adapter plate. You'll need to use the locking washer that's included in the package. Insert the locking washer into the screw before you
screw it into the adapter plate and tow bar.
This increases the friction between the license plate mount stick and the plate to prevent spinning. The adapter plate is designed with curves so as you install, you can tilt it slightly so the plate
is parallel with the car bumper.
This kit uses a special locking bolt that's included in the package so that once you install the license plate adapter, it's extremely difficult to steal.
*NOTE* You may notice a small gap in between the bumper and the metal plate. We have designed these tow bars to accommodate a number of vehicles so the
distance between your car's bumper and the adapter plate may vary. As long as there is a minimum of 1/4" inch gap, you will be able to use a wrench to tighten the bar without any issues. The gap
may be as wide as 3" - all of these variations are completely normal!
The space allows for appropriate hand-space to mount the bracket to the tow bar for an easier installation.
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