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Short number plates and private plate.

Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by SmartAmg, Sep 1, 2019.

  1. SmartAmg

    SmartAmg Senior Member

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    Just been experimenting,
    i like the short plate look, with possibly a new private plate, and before someone asks, it's totally legal. :rolleyes::)
    What ya think?
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    I did this on my Audi tt.
    Short plates and didnt like it when i had done it.
    Looks weird.
    Bought an irish plate to be able to do it and didnt like it.
     
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    SmartAmg Senior Member

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    Plate or fine? :rolleyes:
     
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    I've seen a lot of cars with them, always looks slightly odd.
     
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    It’s fine...:rolleyes:
     
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    Nope, there legal (honest) :rolleyes:
    not that one on the car, that's a mock up, to see what it looks like, that size plate (13") as long as you don't have more than 5 digits and of course the maker's name and BS mark. :)
     
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    Is it legal?
    When I inquired a couple of years ago I was told that there is a minimum legal size for all UK plates, regardless of the number of characters on them.
     
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    How’s your luck Tony...:rolleyes:
     
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    Iv seen these about before they do look kinda strange only because we're not use to them. Every car looks better without a plate
     
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    This is what absolutely grinds my gears, when listening to the blow heads in Westminster talking about banning all mobile phone usage in cars. It will make less than no difference because there’s no police to police the laws we have already.

    How many cars do you see with no front number plate, completely illegal front window tinting, dark tinted number plates and talking on a handheld phone? There’s loads out there and apart from Tony getting unlucky with his 4th dimension plates I just see more and more offenders and no Police pulling them over and stopping them. No point in making new laws just apply the ones we have and it will soon get around an the illegal practices should reduce.
     
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    There is no legal size for plates, only sizing & spacing of the letters etc
     
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    What he said. :)
     
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    That's interesting.
    Wish I'd known that before I got my pressed ali plates made up.
    But it's come in time for my little two seater, which does not have much space at the front.
     
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    Policing is pathetic. I mean they do a good job. I seen the wrong side of a cell a few times when I was younger. I just think people get away with alsorts. Watching that police camara thing on TV boils my ****. You have 5 cop cars and a helicopter to find a man that has a bald tyre and unpaid tax and in the end they give I him £120 fine in court. ****** stupid. I watched it the other day and this guy got pulled over and the police could smell the old morrocan woodvine on him. In the end 3 cars came arrested him got his care taken away which would of cost some serious dollars and in the end he got no further action. (rant over)
     
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    Agreed it’s not the Police, it’s the lack of them that’s the problem and how little the penalties are. It also grinds the gears of the Po Po
     
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    Some penalties are a **** take. Yet some are way over the top.
     
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    And the space from the first and last letter to the edge of the plate. Personally I think short plates look extremely naff ! :rolleyes:
     
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    Looks good, your finger nail requires a trim.
     
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    You are correct. :)
     

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