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Old 04-30-2002, 10:01 PM   #1
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European liscense plate

should i get a german plate? yay nor nay... and what should i put on it? my regular number?
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Old 04-30-2002, 10:12 PM   #2
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is it even legal to drive around with those as ur license plate?

If it is i would get one
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Old 04-30-2002, 10:18 PM   #3
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its not legal
for sure... but who cares?
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Old 04-30-2002, 10:21 PM   #4
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Yeah, go for it. But I only use my euro plate at shows. Don't wanna get ticket for it.
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Old 05-01-2002, 06:43 AM   #5
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Arrow Euro Plate

Ive got the EEC plate on the front of my car.....have since November........CT police have much better things to do then pull over a guy with a vanity plate.....oh...and I matched my real license plate #.......dont be we of those guys who writes there name or girlfriends name on the plate....CHEESY.
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:12 AM   #6
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I have one, it's not legal, and have had a friend of mine also ticketed for it. bmw_jeff_325i where abouts in CT you from?
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:14 AM   #7
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Live in Plainville.........what about you?.........you friend in CT got a ticket for the front plate????
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:18 AM   #8
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I used to live in Trumbull... but only for 1 year. CT rocks! Beautiful state... just not much to do compared to NYC metro-area (i.e. NJ, NYC, L.I.)

And boy can you rip it up on the Merritt... on Rt. 8... 81... 84... 95... hell every road in CT!
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:21 AM   #9
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Things to do in CT

I cant afford to do anything anymore.......i spend all my money on my girlfriend...um..i mean my car! Glad I live in CT...makes it easier! (Hope my real girlfriend doesnt read this)
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:22 AM   #10
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He got a ticket in West Hartford, and was forced to take it off. So far I've been lucky

Plainville is not a far ride from me, and I play Hockey at PISA, so we should get a meet going for the CT peeps, possibly hook up with some of the MA or NY folks...

B is right, the Meritt is great!
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:24 AM   #11
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WEST HARTFORD!

Geez........uh oh....im driving through there all the time! Guess ive been lucky......if I ever have to take that off...man I will be pissed...adds alot to the car!
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:26 AM   #12
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Where do you order the actual Euro licence plate from?
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:27 AM   #13
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:31 AM   #14
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I got mine in Portugal, but I think you can order them from bavauto.com
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:35 AM   #15
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:39 AM   #16
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Where do you order the actual Euro licence plate from?
I got mine from dealers. But I need to order the left and right trim too since the euro plate holder is shorter than US plate holder. It leaves a gap between them.

I also made it the same as my number in back.
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:48 AM   #17
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I got mine from dealers. But I need to order the left and right trim too since the euro plate holder is shorter than US plate holder. It leaves a gap between them.

I also made it the same as my number in back. [/B][/QUOTE]

That's also what I am looking to do. Thanks for the info.
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:53 AM   #18
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I forget about the license plate itself, I got it from Ebay. Someone in German custom made it and sent it to me.
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Old 05-01-2002, 11:54 AM   #19
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Gap

Yeah...i ran into the same problem with it not fitting properly.....but i just shaved the euro bracket notches on the back a bit to line up the gap on each side (about 1/4" eas side of bracket now). Looks fine!
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Old 05-01-2002, 12:38 PM   #20
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you can get them from here!

http://www.concentric.net/~Llcollin/plates/
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