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Legal Metal Plates

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by S3mad, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. S3mad

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    Hi all ,

    I ordered some plates from http://www.dubmeister.co.uk/

    This is the first place to sell the legal metal pressed plates . These are 100% legal on the road . You have to send your documents off to them to get the plates . I have got to say the service was amazing i send off one day then they made the next and received the plates the following day and they look great and are fully legal .
     
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  3. wibble111

    wibble111 needs to scratch the itch

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    Exactly how illegal is it to use 'show plates' maybe something like german font and just the reg with no band? i know if its illegal its illegal no matter how much you try to make it legal.
    Is it endorsable? do the police really tend to enforce this?
     
  4. S3mad

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    Simple as if you use show plates ,

    You will get a fine and yes they will pull you over ,

    i got the legal ones as they are 100% legal

     
  5. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    i will also say the ervice is great from these guys.... i had my plates well over a year ago before they were being advertised as street legal... i just picked them that way. I also like the option of gettin the german audi dealership surround with them, which makes the plates easily swappable....if you happen to have two sets of plates... same reg.... uk font and german font.... if you did get stopped just say to the police you forgot they were on (just been too a show) and you can swap them now. most will avoid the paper work and agree.
     
  6. HTC

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    I like the look of standard UK plates................but that's just me.
     
  7. S3mad

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    so you have illegal ones then ?

     
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    any pics of the plates mate,as im thinking of getting some?
     
  9. S3mad

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    Hi ,

    I havent taken any yet but here is some of some other guys car of another forum .

    I think the plates look better without the gb .



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  10. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    you should of got the audi dealer surround.... looks mint!
     
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    as long as the backing is reflective I dont see there being an issue as the rest of the format looks ok
     
  12. S3mad

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    i haven't got any surround i don't like it ,

    looks better with just the plate !

     
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    heres my plates. Got them off ebay and got surrounds of dubmiester...

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    Now those plates are illegal .....

     
  16. benr

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    might go and get a set tomorow. never been a fan of anyhting dodgy on plates (fonts etc) but will go for GB and uk font should be ok...
     
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    I think pressed plates suit older "euro" style cars. MK2 golfs for example. They don't seem to look right on the A3 for some reason.
     
  18. S3mad

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    i don't agree ,

    They look great i have had so many comments since i put them on the old plates looked rubbish .

     
  19. HTC

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    Fair do's. Each to their own.
     
  20. ruairi83

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    The police be out in force where i am and i havent been stopped once with these plates but probably cos i dont drive like the boy racers where i am. I think my plates make a world of difference and everyone i know has commented saying they really suit.:thrashi:
     
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    looks like the car in the back ground has a white rear plate
     
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    it also looks like a foriegn plate tbh
     
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    I Live in donegal, Ireland and that is the plate they use down here.
     
  25. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    heres mine:
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    looks cool,,, you got any more pics mate? as they are the ones ive ordered
     
  27. benr

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    also looks like i will get some surrounds as they do look nice. Can anyone recommend a way to fix on the surrounds? My current plates are stuck on...

    Will the holes be there to screw on the surround or would it be better to stick the surrounds straight on with double sided tape then slide the plates in?

    Cheers
     
  28. S3 NIK

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    Its a sad day when a number plate construction makes or breaks a cars looks.
    Nik.
     
  29. bouncer--daz

    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    lol.... when u get the surrounds you will see how to fit them with screws too the bumper and boot.... but you may want to use the double sided tape on the rear plate to fit the plate into the surround as with mine I have a sub in the boot and the base makes the plate vibrate in the surround.
     
  30. S3mad

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    Still don't like the surrounds looks better plain...

     
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    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    well i guess u just dont have any taste then lol
     
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    Taste you are having a laugh ....

    Its only a plastic surround which makes it look cheap each to there own !

     
  33. benr

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    im not sure whether to go with surrounds... havent seen any pics yet with pressed plates but without surrounds
     
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    Quick question i got mine today and all seems pretty simple and will fit them at the weekend....

    The surrounds come apart at the bottom and clips together to secure the plate... but once its on the car how do you get the plate off?

    Cheers
     
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    Just unclip it !

     
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    bouncer--daz A dog is for life....not just for friday nights!

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    Im not sure if its possible to fit the metal plates without the surround... i guess you could use double sided tape or ruin them by drilling through... problem with that though is gettin the plates to run with the shape of the bumpers
     
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    Its easy you don't need a surround. Just use the proper sticky backings. They are a great fit and look great no messing about with screws etc

     
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    Sorry to drag this up again but are the holes already there? as i dont have a drill atm so dont want to rip of my plates and find i need a drill?

    Ta
     
  39. S3mad

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    yes they should be there but if not just stick them on ....

     

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