Likewise. I even make them write it on the purchase order along with no holes in the front bumper (one plate state) and sure enough I've had it on at delivery. At that point I've told them to remove it before we do any paperwork. Fortunately they didn't drill the front plate holes.For any vehicle I buy at a dealer I ask a simple question "How much do you pay for customer vehicle advertising?". They respond "Huh?" then I say "The dealership logo on the license plate surround or the chrome badge or the vinyl sticker.." they say "oh that.. no we don't pay anything.." me: "OK please remove all dealer logos before I take delivery." them: "grumble grumble"
I'm old enough to remember on my first brand new car in 1974 when they were still installing die cast metal dealer logos held on with metal pins into the sheet metal.