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#16 jimrex

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 12:24 PM

I don't know the answer , but what other countries do not allow Private plates?


I believe Germany doesn't allow them, although you can select the letters on it to be your initials.

I've also heard that countries like Australia and the US aren't as tight on the combination of letters and numbers as in the UK, so in theory it can say anything! That might depend on which state you're in though.

I keep looking for my perfect one, but my initials are JAG and therefore the limited few that are still available are a fortune <_<

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#17 kevin lancelott

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:44 PM

Got mine from DVLA and its already gone from one car to another.

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 01:46 PM

We can't have private plates either :( Though you can have a cherished number from the Isle of Mans list. They aren't very good though as they have to contain MAN and similar. Seen a few good ones that look like Fast Man, Maniac etc
Up until this year it was about £67 for a cherished number. But once the government cottoned out to the fact they could make some money they now have them on a scale of charges, and the good ones cost thousands. Wish I had kept mine now :(

#19 Stoney871

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 02:06 PM

How about NOTAMAN?

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 03:29 PM

no

How about NOTAMAN?


Not quite as glamorous as my example Stoney! You need to incorporate some numbers into it too.

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 03:31 PM

Not4men?

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 09:49 AM

The time you get to hold the licence depends on how much you pay , for example 105 pounds will hold the plate for one year , if you want to hold it longer you have to pay more.


I pay monthly for the plate, not sure :/

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 10:21 AM

Just got my Plate on my new car , took three weeks , for the documents to come through removing it from my old car, luckily i have a DVLA office close by and 5 minutes in there and the plates were ready to go back on.

Downside is Hastings charged me 20 pound for "Admin" fee's" , never had this before , when i have changed over, and for that Hastings insurance will not be on my next renewel !

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Posted 09 October 2012 - 11:29 PM

Just got my Plate on my new car , took three weeks , for the documents to come through removing it from my old car, luckily i have a DVLA office close by and 5 minutes in there and the plates were ready to go back on.


I have the plates and the documents, is it jus a case of going down with your insurance and MOT cert and £80?

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 04:29 AM

I have the plates and the documents, is it jus a case of going down with your insurance and MOT cert and £80?


And your V5 mate, they will send that off for you, normally comes backs after a week or two with your new reg on

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 01:05 PM

And your V5 mate, they will send that off for you, normally comes backs after a week or two with your new reg on


Good stuff, will be sorting this on payday :)

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 07:55 PM

My plate was on retention ,as i paid 105 to have it removed from my old car, so i did not have to pay the 80 pound.I did not need to take my insurance doc with me.

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 10:02 AM

Downside is Hastings charged me 20 pound for "Admin" fee's" , never had this before , when i have changed over, and for that Hastings insurance will not be on my next renewel !


Insurance companies are going nuts with these!!!!!

I've paid £20 for every mod I've declared over the past year with Admiral - first the mk2.5 spoiler (eh, what? It's a standard Ford part... most people wouldn't be able to tell it had been changed... probably only the people on this forum), then the parking sensors (again, what? These are a safety feature which reduces my liability to Admiral, so if anything I should be getting a refund on my premium!!!), and then finally for my DRLs (again, safety feature - statistics show they can reduce daytime accidents by something stupid like 50%).

I just smiled and paid it for now, but come renewal day I'll be telling them that I want it all back before I'll even consider going with them again.

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 10:14 PM

Lucky for me my insurance doesn't charge for this.

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 10:16 PM

Lucky for me my insurance doesn't charge for this.


Who's your insurer?

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