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Pressed Number plates

Jine Jan 19, 2011

  1. Jine

    Jine Crippled n Crazy

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    As the title suggests, where can i get a pair of german style pressed plates?
     
  2. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

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  3. silversurfer

    silversurfer Member

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    Got mine from Dubmeiter, very good service and quality plates
     
  4. Jine

    Jine Crippled n Crazy

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    Cheers lads, What do you use to get them on the car? some kind of double sided sticky?
     
  5. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics Supporter Team V6 quattro Audi A8 Team Akoya saloon TDi Audi S8

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    Or a plate holder.
    I recomend the plate holder.

    You can drill them but that sucks, so would not recomend it.
     
  6. CHRIS555

    CHRIS555 DOPE with added OCD

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    Yep - get a plate holder (x2)

    Awesome GTi are doing some for a fiver or so each - I have them on my car.

    The sticky pads rarely work - I tried everything, even sticky pads that apparently supergran would have issues with, yet I could pull the plates off with my tounge, that is if they hadn't all ready fallen off! Best to screw the holders in place (your normally safe to drill a few little holes).

    Another note - most pressed plates are not legal so bear this in mind for your MOT (eg. keep original plates) or pay a bit extra to get legit ones with the extra writing on them :( Regal Autosport do the legit ones
     
  7. CMD

    CMD Pointing Forward's!!!!!!!!!

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    No to plate holder's i think they look to bulky. I have a set you can have.

    Without Holders.

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  8. Jine

    Jine Crippled n Crazy

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    Thats what i was thinking Col, I want them to sit as flush to the bumper and boot as i can get them. Any suggestions?
     
  9. CMD

    CMD Pointing Forward's!!!!!!!!!

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    Clean the front bumper and boot area, offer up the pressed (without the ds tape) plate to the front bumper and bend/form the plate to the curve of the bumper, once you are happy lay 3 strip's of ds tape making sure the tape does not show on the edges or top of the plate . The rear boot is the same step's but without the bending/forming.
     
  10. scott b

    scott b Active Member VCDS Map User

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    another way is to screw some magnets on to the bumper so the late sticks that way, but personal vote would go for plate holders
     
  11. CHRIS555

    CHRIS555 DOPE with added OCD

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    Just want to second that - you will need to bend the plates, well the front at least
     
  12. Jine

    Jine Crippled n Crazy

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    Also do you guys get much trouble from the rozzers about the font?
     
  13. CHRIS555

    CHRIS555 DOPE with added OCD

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    I have had no issues at all.........
     
  14. Jine

    Jine Crippled n Crazy

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    Thats alright then. so they can understand class when they see it.

    I'll be getting my order on tomorrow then (pay day)!
     
  15. CMD

    CMD Pointing Forward's!!!!!!!!!

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    I bought mine off ebay from craftyplates(sellers name company). I have had them on for over 2 years without any problems. One thing to note make sure they are the real pressed alloy plates as the cheap ones suffer from peeling.
     

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