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    Got pulled for having pressed metal number plates. £60 fine no warning no get em changed. So beware. Best thing was copper said his mate organises vw shows ha what a prick.
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    ive seen a number of vw with american style number plates on they have their UK reg number but on a us style plate are these legal? i would really like to get some for my bay when i get her registered but dont wanna be pulled over every 5 mins matt
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    this type where can i get those? i've found chestnuts, but they're over £50 a pair, which is a bit more than i wanted to pay... (that's 10% of the vehicle price! lol) sorry to sound tight, but can anyone recommend somewhere that might do them cheaper? even the pressed ali (in yellow/white)...
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    Hi All, Can anyone recommend a company that supply German "Pressed" Plates? I would also like to get some of the German Dealer frames that they mount on? any ideas? Cheers
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    Just wondering if this is legal to run and MOT worthy? I quite fancy lowering my beetle more but the front number plate will scrape on speedbumps :rolleyes: Thanks Harry
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    I thought incorrect font/spacing was endorsable on you licence but someone recently told me it was a fine only. What's the damage & does it change on how dodgy the plates are?
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    I know it's legal to have the embossed metal style numberplates. Obviously only as long as the colours and font style/size etc is correct - but what about the little F or G emblem for the country? Anybody know if it is illegal to drive round a UK registered beetle with an F or G on the plate...
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    Could use some help please. It's the old chestnut of pressed metal plates / no Brit. Standard marking. For around 2 to 3 years I've been running pressed metal plates on my '90 'rado. White reflective front, yellow reflective rear. Now, I know having the German font etc is just asking for...
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    Hey guys. Want to buy some plates for a 1969 camper from California. Anyone know where i can order the right ones for this year/state? Or even know what i should be looking for? Cheers! Marcus
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    I know both US and German style plates are illegal over here and the agro you'l eventually get hardly makes them worthwhile, black and silver is also out of the question for me as my van is a '77. But Im sure I've seen cars running US sized plates, in the fancy frames and everything, but with...
  11. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hey guys, just wanted to know the best place to go to get registration plates made up and what sizes i will need for a 7 character number. I need one square and one oblong in black and silver. Cheers
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    ...hey peeps, could i search to see if a numberplate is available/registered to a car in the uk without knowing the make,as requested on the dvla search? Would like to know if the reg is available...ta.
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    how many of u run black and silver plates on a post '72 vehicle? do u get much hassle from the coppers?
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    Anybody running German style plates on a bay? Post up some pics..... Any bovver with the rozzers? Thinking about running with a set.
  15. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Hi looking for some advice need some old style number plates pressed metal type black backing silver/white numbers who do you recommend want them too look original as possible
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    I need some plates making up for my 67 bug. Want 2 rear plates, one motorbike (square) for road use and a US plate for shows. Both required in old school black pressed metal. Anyone recommend somewhere that can do both styles? I've google searched but can't find what i'm looking for. :(
  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    has anyone applied for a age related plate i have a 71 bay on a 79 plate what do i need to apply for one
  18. Items For Sale - NON AUTO
    hi for sale me private Cherished Numbers this great number to vw beetle , bora ,bugge . i have export me car to me country so plate no longer needed. The only fee you have to pay is 25 £ to pun on you car . Will included a pair gb style plates . imposible part exchange to good staf. delivery...
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    I think it looks better without one, but worried il get pulled for having it in my window and not on the body :confused:
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    following on from this thread; http://www.volkszone.com/VZi/showthread.php?t=527473 have you ever been stopped for having black and silver\white pressed plates on your bug/bus.... want some for a pre 1967..... dont know if i should bother lol
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