Personal Plates

replied on 08/08/2019 13:45

Posted on 08/08/2019 13:45

Word of warning.

When part exchanging your car or Motorhome with one, retain it yourself! 

Michelle and myself have matching cars, Mine an A4 Avant Black edition.

Michelle's an A3 red top cabriolet 

Both in white both with very similar personal plates,

Example

A123 ABC and A123 DEC 

Mine the dealer lost when I purchased my car in June. 

World of DVLA pain trying to get it back!

Today's effort failed.

Very disappointed to say the least.

viatorem replied on 10/08/2019 21:27

Posted on 09/08/2019 21:59 by

Hate to be a kill joy, 

Those plates pictured are probably if not definitely fake. Dicko may ne real..

DVLA dont allow any plate on the road that can be made to look like thoss, theres a whole list on the internet somewhere. 

Best one I saw was years ago on my dentist's Jag, in fact I'm going look and see what its on now.

JAW5 

1990 Bentley on Sorn.

Posted on 10/08/2019 21:27

The Renault is not current maybe scrapped, the rest are real

 

 

 

 

DS3 replied on 12/08/2019 00:27

Posted on 08/08/2019 15:49 by Rufs

can anybody explain to me why you need personal plates, never had them, never seen the need to have them and from my perspective they only draw added attention to your vehicle. judging  by all the above who would want all the hassle just to prove what ???

Posted on 12/08/2019 00:27

Why not? They are easy to buy and transfer from one vehicle to another and it is all done online, now. Mine are in rememberance of my dead Mum. They are not for you, so what, why wouldn't you have them? undecided

It  is very common to get the dealer to swap the plates over as they register the new car in your name. The only issue here, is the dealer messed up. It happens. Make them do the running around and the paying for it, I did.

I do it myself now because I have had issues with dealers messing up in the past, and as it is so easy to do now, it is far less hassle to do it myself.

MollysMummy replied on 12/08/2019 16:32

Posted on 12/08/2019 16:01 by cyberyacht

May I suggest for members consideration:-

AP05SER

AT05SER

P111OCK

Other digital graffiti may be available. wink

Posted on 12/08/2019 16:32

There are other clever numbers though. TEN 66 was originally a local number as was PEN fifteen surprised 

 

HappyDoggie replied on 12/08/2019 18:04

Posted on 12/08/2019 18:04

Some years ago a friend worked in a Mercedes dealership in Cambridge. They serviced a car owned by a Jockey based in Newmarket. Apparently the mechanics were reluctant to road test the car after servicing.

Number plate PEN15. 

It was a genuine number, I know because I spotted it once.

MollysMummy replied on 12/08/2019 19:54

Posted on 12/08/2019 18:04 by HappyDoggie

Some years ago a friend worked in a Mercedes dealership in Cambridge. They serviced a car owned by a Jockey based in Newmarket. Apparently the mechanics were reluctant to road test the car after servicing.

Number plate PEN15. 

It was a genuine number, I know because I spotted it once.

Posted on 12/08/2019 19:54

I know ... see my post above 😉

cyberyacht replied on 13/08/2019 08:28

Posted on 12/08/2019 16:21 by ABM

CY, do boats get similar registrations, please ?

Posted on 13/08/2019 08:28

Most have a model/builder logo followed by a number although racing boats have an allocated number prefixed by country ID e.g. GBR. There is no specific requirement for anything here in the UK.