BMW Installation Instructions
For all BMW 3 Series E36 models with new bumpers
For all BMW 3 Series E36 models with new bumpers (1), the licence-plate holder (2) can no longer be installed on the front-apron accessory. The licence plate holder must be exchanged for the new licence plate holder (parts number 51.11-8.146.076) provided.
Cut off the retaining clips (3) of the new licence-plate holder (4) on the dotted lines (3 cm) on both sides.
Assemble the cut licence-plate holder as described in the installation instructions for the front apron (Chapter 5).