Originally Posted by jsteg
The dealer doesn't drill those holes, they're there from the factory, that's why the inside of the holes have paint in them. If the dealer drilled them they would be bare plastic inside the holes and likely have rough edges. Look at a stock photo on subaru's website and you'll see the same holes.
My dealer drilled holes so that now there are 2 sets of holes. I think the ones from the factory dont match up with US plates so the dealers are drilling holes into the bumpers.
I was upset about this but at least you cant see the holes with the plate on.