1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

WHich Plates

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Avant4me, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Avant4me

    Avant4me The're Graphite not black!!

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2010
    Messages:
    257
    Likes Received:
    4
    I know this may sound trivial but am a really not sure.
    Just about to put my private reg on my Silver A4 Avant B6.
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  3. ScottD3

    ScottD3 I want your faulty electronics
    Supporter

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2010
    Messages:
    15,274
    Likes Received:
    1,083
    do you want standard plates, pressed plates or show style plates?
     
    #2 ScottD3, Jan 31, 2011
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2011
  4. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
    Audi Sport Owner Group Team Silver Audi S3

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2006
    Messages:
    10,804
    Likes Received:
    634
    Whats the question dude??

    Whether to put the private plate or keep the normal ones, or are you asking which style??
     
  5. hades-

    hades- Yorkshire & Humber Rep.
    Regional Rep VCDS Map User

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2008
    Messages:
    9,397
    Likes Received:
    623
    put on the kind you like
    my kind maybe not what you like
    so its a matter of what you like search on ebay theres loads of diff style plates
     
  6. damo.h

    damo.h DVLA Say it's Black

    Joined:
    Feb 9, 2010
    Messages:
    3,610
    Likes Received:
    66
    Pressed plates look good if not get a decent surround on them but stay away from the Crome. Looks tacky IMO.
     
  7. Dazmo

    Dazmo Active Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 2009
    Messages:
    1,768
    Likes Received:
    8
    Do yourself a favour and keep the plates standard.

    The moment they are spotted by the plod, you will have to pay to have the car checked and then pay again to replace them.

    Just isnt worth it.

    Unless ofcourse you are using them of road?
     
  8. squarebackmatt

    squarebackmatt www.crazydubs.co.uk

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2010
    Messages:
    62
    Likes Received:
    0
    unless you get road legal pressed pleates.
     
  9. Avant4me

    Avant4me The're Graphite not black!!

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2010
    Messages:
    257
    Likes Received:
    4
    Sorry guys i did mean the style, went for completely plain ones, cant be doing with the hastle of swapping over anymore, getting old!!
     
  10. Sarah's A3

    Sarah's A3 MODERATOR V6 S3 Hybrid
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2010
    Messages:
    5,920
    Likes Received:
    29
    Ive got legal pressed plates in surrounds, love them!
     
  11. sportstractor

    sportstractor Chugger

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2009
    Messages:
    2,715
    Likes Received:
    33
    I'd go for standard plates, although I ran pressed plates ( albeit correctly spaced) and had no problems. But the law isn't as full on where I lived compared to other parts of the country.
     
  12. Nilz

    Nilz Defo worth the wait :)
    Audi Sport Owner Group Team Silver Audi S3

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2006
    Messages:
    10,804
    Likes Received:
    634
    I really dont think its worth the hassle with plates anymore getting different fonts and styles etc, it just stirs up unnecessary hassle and fines etc, only for those that have them to come up and moan on forums that they got done for their plates....lol..

    You know the score.

    I think you do right with the standard plate mate....(i think im showing my age as well now...tut tut) ;)
     
  13. cfoster

    cfoster Member

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2010
    Messages:
    237
    Likes Received:
    3
    I chose plain plates when i put my private reg on it, just cut down the rear with a really small S4 logo in the bottom right corner. Still showing the required 11mm gap around the edge so 100% legal. Flew through the MOT....

    I make numberplates as a sideline (been doing it 10 years!) if your interested in a set, I cannot do pressed ones though.

    [​IMG]

    Chris
     

Share This Page