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Re: old car plate

Postby Wicksey » Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:47 am

El Cid wrote:
They also never use any vowels in the plate which tends to rule out meaningful three letter words.
I still make words out of those three letter though .... or am I just odd :crazy: ?? A neighbour's car that passes by our house regularly to go to his greenhouse has BRP as his registration so we call him Burp as we don't know his name. I'm glad I don't have CRP or FRT as we do tend to make words out of those too. I used to regularly see an HRT which would suit me :lol:

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Re: old car plate

Postby chrissiehope » Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:16 pm

when I was younger & on family journeys, we played several games using numberplates - one was to make words out of the letters, keeping them in order & adding as few letters as possible :-) so I know exactly where you're coming from !
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Re: old car plate

Postby costakid » Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:20 pm

If you remove a cherished number from a classic car with say SYD 1 on it DVLA issue an age related number to the car which then can never be removed and sold on.
Plates can be removed and assigned online now and the retention certificate is 10 years as standard.

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Re: old car plate

Postby gus-lopez » Mon Sep 05, 2016 9:10 pm

To put it on retention or swopit the donor vehicle has to be mot'd/taxed. You cannot remove /put on retention from a no legal vehicle.
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Re: old car plate

Postby biribiri » Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:43 am

We must be as odd/sad as you Wicksey. My wife and I often make up names for Spanish plated cars we see by using the three letters.

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