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Private Plate

g60leigh Feb 17, 2010

  1. g60leigh

    g60leigh Well-Known Member

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    I notice a few of you have private plates.
    I have one on my old car which is personal to me and I plan keeping but the S3 I have bought has an S3 plate on it which I am thinking of selling.

    Does anyone know the best way to take the S3 one off my S3 and keep / Sell it and transfer the one off my old car to the S3 and get a normal number allocated to it? without paying loads of fee's as I can see there are transfer and retention fee's to pay DVLA.

    Also anyone on here fancy my S3 plate? 'S3 JTO' open to sensible offers

    Thanks
     
  2. MIKE GTR

    MIKE GTR Member

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    A screwdriver will do the trick ;)


    Seriously, there is no way around the retention fees, just include them in your asking price, or say plus transfer fees
     
  3. JD09

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving VCDS Map User

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    I'm looking to do the same at the moment, currently have a private reg that came with the car. Not interested in it but does take the age off the car a little bit.

    Looking around for my own at the moment, but so many sites giving me massively varying quotes for how much the current one is worth!!!
     
  4. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    N14UDY for sale :)

    if you space it right it looks like N1 AUDY :)
     
  5. JD09

    JD09 I'm not modding, I'm improving VCDS Map User

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    Lol Animal, I was looking at AU51 JAD (James A Durbin). Friend of mine has AU51 BAM on a 225 TT.
     
  6. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    im not a fan of initials cos nobody knows what they say....but then plenty have assumed my names 'Andy' or assumed 'Nuddy' or similar since the spacings been taken out :)
     
  7. Maz

    Maz Moon is made of green cheese

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    Stick it on eBay mate, I sold an S3 one a few years ago for the same price I paid the DVLA.
     
  8. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    i got s3 fku

    couldnt pass that off as my intials lol
     
  9. 1animal1

    1animal1 The Clar!! it mouves!!! VCDS Map User

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    awesome!! you selling Jonny????? :)
     
  10. jonny87

    jonny87 Active Member

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    haha not a chance buddy

    does make the car though imo
     
  11. MIKE GTR

    MIKE GTR Member

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    My plate was also the best thing i've ever bought for a car, i've never had anything get so much attention, even the plod are quite ok about it, been stopped 5 times and only had two fines, despite my little dot and spacing issue lol

    [​IMG]
     
  12. fingermouse

    fingermouse thats me

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    little dot spacing and a 2 thats nothing like the correct lettering, surprised you havn`t had more issues people at work get pulled all the time for less altered number plates one guy has S1R DG and now has to display S1 RDG
     
  13. DJ_Troopa

    DJ_Troopa K1 Driver

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    I love my plate! Looks even better as i have metal pressed ones and police have never said anything about it. Shortened the space in the middle from the legal 33mm to 25mm, not a huge reduction i know but definitely looks that bit better and doesn't look so obvious to the police.

    Pic in my sig below ...
     

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