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Pressed Number plates

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by Jine, Jan 19, 2011.

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    Jine Crippled n Crazy

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    As the title suggests, where can i get a pair of german style pressed plates?
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    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics

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    Got mine from Dubmeiter, very good service and quality plates
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    Cheers lads, What do you use to get them on the car? some kind of double sided sticky?
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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.
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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
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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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    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?
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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.
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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
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    Just want to second that - you will need to bend the plates, well the front at least
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    Also do you guys get much trouble from the rozzers about the font?
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    I have had no issues at all.........
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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)!
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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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