Personal Plates

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  1. V12

    V12 MB Club Veteran

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    between me, my dad and my mum we have a few...

    RIW 7321 (my initials)
    REF 92 (just looks good)
    456 EHW (mums initials)
    UPJ 44 (looks good)
    MIB 619 (Men In Black,good on the right car - currently a gansta style 126, so looks awesome, also have to wear a suit...)

    And a few others for company cars etc...

    So, who has one and what is it??
    <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':)'>
     
  2. Maff

    Maff Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Got a couple to in the family...

    9307 MM - my initials
    B4 SRM - my dads initials
    V4 SRM - again, my dads initials
    RO51 ANN - (ROSI ANN) my mums name
    OOL 458 - just an odd number to hide an old cars age!

    On the look out for one for my Girlfriend, just bought her a car today (nice new fiesta&#33<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/wink.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=';)'> and thought a number plate would be a good treat for her if she gets good grades in her degree at the end of the month!
     
  3. OP
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    V12

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    so you drive a cl500 and your g/f drives a fiesta!!

    You seriously have got it sorted! <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':D'>
     
  4. BaldGuy

    BaldGuy Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I had 268 BTX but sold it on...

    Then had P2 BCL on a Jeep but sold that with it.

    I now have OIJ 158 which I picked up very cheap from a mate, its been on multiple cars but now resides on my Benz....means nothing!!

    My wife has BBZ 311 on her 2001 Fiesta, in her eyes its &quot;Boobs&quot;...enough said...

    Just in the process of buying V6 GVV
    So it will look V6 GW...my initials..

    Thats all really...
     
  5. Maff

    Maff Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    </span><table border="0" align="center" width="95%" cellpadding="3" cellspacing="1"><tr><td>Quote (V12 @ June 17 2002,21:52)</td></tr><tr><td id="QUOTE">so you drive a cl500 and your g/f drives a fiesta!!

    You seriously have got it sorted! <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':D'></td></tr></table><span id='postcolor'>
    To right! &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':)'> &nbsp;She's lucky she got a new one, I was looking for a second hander for abour £3k.

    She's Hungarian you see, and over there a 'nice new car' would be an early model trabant, or a maxed out 1970's lada &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':D'> &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':D'> so she really is lucky!!!
     
  6. Koolvin

    Koolvin Administrator Staff Member

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    My GF drives a new Fiesta too <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':)'> well my EX :'(

    anyway I got

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  7. Maff

    Maff Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Excellent plates Koolvin!! I like 'em.
     
  8. Koolvin

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    AT THE MOMENT THEY ARE ON RETENTION CERTS dAMM cAPS LOCK kEY..

    /me smacks keyboard.
     
  9. geoffk.

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    Mine came with a 6 digit plate, which I keep trying to convince myself looks personal &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':D'>

    It isnt though, but it sure looks better than the normal 7 digits......
     
  10. OP
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    V12

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    Some very nice ones there, especially vinny, tops!! <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':)'>
     
  11. Ballacraine

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    I have NMN 57 on the car (initials &amp; DOB)
    Had 80 YMN on a 80 cu in Harley.
    YMN 650 on a 650cc Yamaha.

    Nige &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':)'>
     
  12. kes 300

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    k300kes on a 300 sl
    my wife got it for me for &nbsp;my 40th
     
  13. fuzzer

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    JH SSL has been with me for a while now. <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':D'>
     
  14. Matt Crooke

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    Missed out on H1 MAT a few years ago...i was gutted, called the DVLA 20 minutes too late &nbsp;<img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/sad.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':('>

    PS can anyone tell me what im doing wrong, i dont seem to get e-mails from this board when someone replies.

    ta
     
  15. fuzzer

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    why not get m4 ttc

    MATT C

    but , you would need to buy a new car for that one ....
     
  16. Steve_Perry

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    Looks like my car has had a number of personal plates during previous ownership.

    However, it's back on it's original registration plates.

    'P 155 OFF' always appealed <img src="http://www.mbclub.co.uk/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/tounge.gif" border="0" valign="absmiddle" alt=':p'> but the DVLA have a policy of not producing offensive plates so that one will never see the light of day hehe.

    S.
     
  17. Fudger

    Fudger Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    When I got my CLK430 a few months ago I wanted to get V8 CLK but at £30k asking price it was a bit too much so got V8 JDF (my initials) for £250 through the DVLA.

    What a tight WAD I am!!!!!!

    Question, anyone got orange (rear plate colour) screws to hold the plate on?

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  18. Steve_Perry

    Steve_Perry Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Fudger,

    Mine are stainless steel screws, I think Halfords or any car accessory shop would sell the plastic yellow screws though.

    S.
     
  19. Steve_Perry

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    Oh, one thing I forgot to mention is that although I have standard plates, the lettering on my plates is C/F to match the sport trim of my car, rather than the standard black lettering or the faux 3D lettering. The background of the plates also has a honeycomb pattern on it.

    The plates that came with the car had massive adverts on them for the garage that I bought the car from. Not subtle and not nice... first thing I changed on the car.

    S.
     
  20. Flip

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    If anyone is considering a cheap dateless plate, eg 3 letter x 3 number, then DVLA have been selling them off but without much publicity.

    Many of the plates are of little value in that (Unless your name is Xavier Victor Young) they tend to have plenty of X Y V in them - but do a neat job of hiding the age of your car.

    3 letters followed by 3 numbers are priced higher than numbers followed by letters. Link below might be of help.

    http://www.dvla-som.co.uk/custom/listings2.php

    My experience is that these plates keep their value and occasionally rise, but for the most part aren't really investment material.
     

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