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Post  TomCom on Fri Mar 09 2012, 09:14

i am looking for new plate couse that one i have look shit.
very old.
is any of you make them?
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  SteveCat on Fri Mar 09 2012, 09:32

Go to a place like Halfords, you will need some form of ID as well as your V5 paper. Think it costs £15 or £16.
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  Rosco on Fri Mar 09 2012, 09:44

Plenty of places online too.
Just make sure the are uk road legal or you may end up having to buy another one if stopped.

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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  TomCom on Fri Mar 09 2012, 10:04

how do i know they are legal ?
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  Rosco on Fri Mar 09 2012, 10:28

If the website explicitly says road legal or explicitly says exhibition / off road use only then you'll know one way or the other.

Folks have put and still have not quite road legal plates on their bikes but if caught you'll need to buy / change it again.

At best you risk a telling off and forced to get it changed (I think)
At worst your looking at a fine and forced to get it changed (I think - points on your license sounds a bit extreme to me)

Usefull link for number plate regulations.
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Post  Snowcat on Fri Mar 09 2012, 18:02

Most people think its "cool" to have the tiny ones with really small letters that can barely be read, these are illegal and will get you 3 points if the police are in an arsey mood!!

Best off steering clear of online unless, like Rosco it explicitly says road legal. Basically it IS law that you must produce proof of ownership to buy a plate which most online don't ask for so stick to your local motor factor like Halfords etc Smile
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Post  stretchie_ on Fri Mar 09 2012, 18:21

Or try a place that rents trailers, I got one made up for the Disco for £10
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  TomCom on Fri Mar 09 2012, 18:34

@stretchie_ wrote:Or try a place that rents trailers, I got one made up for the Disco for £10
i am polish , and sorry cant understand
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  weasley on Fri Mar 09 2012, 18:45

A trailer place may not have the plates and letters in motorcycle size though; not much call for bike trailer plates!

I got mine for both bikes at Halfords. I got a GB-badged one for the Cat to stay Euro-legal when abroad.
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  ellie on Fri Mar 09 2012, 19:40

I got mine from eBay and its fine.

I have a slightly bigger one for MOT time.

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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  Panzerbuilder on Fri Mar 09 2012, 22:14

Mines not legal, but personalised. Reg size not changed but info on the bottom.

Will post photo tomorrow for Tom.

BTW it passed last years MOT.
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  bobh on Fri Mar 09 2012, 23:52

My local motor parts shop has made me up a couple with the blue GB bit on them for going abroad. The last one cost £8.50, so if Halfrauds are charging £16 they are living up to their name.

When my brother, who currently lives in the Irish Republic, went to re-register a bike I took over for him, we went to a small dealer to get a plate made up. What we got was a blank plate and a set of stick-on numbers, and no faffing around with your granny's birth certificate or whatever it is they ask for here. I was really impressed with the people in the local tax ofice in Cork as well - couldn't have been more helpful, filled in the form for him and everything. 'Tis a lovely place, shame the roads are in such a state!
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  Goxethee on Mon Apr 16 2012, 07:08

My local Yam dealership did me one for a tenner (including putting it on for me) when some moron dude crashed into the back of me when I was stopped at a junction. "Sorry I was talking to my nipper & I thought you'd pulled away" :/
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Post  Roll The Bones on Tue Apr 17 2012, 17:12

Was given a spare when I bought the bike with a reflector attached, put this on for MoT. Haven't changed it back yet though.

Halfords or local dealer is possibly your easiest route.

Why does it not look too good TomCom?
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  TomCom on Tue Apr 17 2012, 17:25

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Post  SteveCat on Tue Apr 17 2012, 17:29

Cover that with your reflector, just be the cost of double sided tape - assuming you have one of those dirty great big Red reflectors on the right hand side of the plate.
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  TomCom on Thu May 24 2012, 18:31

i just back from MOT i have fault on this.
i said i will order new ones today and they let me go but i need to get new ones
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  0ldcat on Thu May 24 2012, 20:13

Take your registration documents to Halfords and buy one then Don\'t Know Simples
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Re: Motorcycle Plate

Post  YZFJohn on Thu May 24 2012, 20:29

Tom,
The reg plate can only be in yellow so of course it's going to be shit!!!! rofl
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Post  Snowcat on Thu May 24 2012, 21:47

@YZFJohn wrote:Tom,
The reg plate can only be in yellow so of course it's going to be shit!!!! rofl
LMAO
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Post  TomCom on Mon May 28 2012, 22:42

i gat new one for 6£ + free delivery
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Post  YZFJohn on Tue May 29 2012, 15:34

@TomCom wrote:i gat new one for 6£ + free delivery

and is it Yellow?
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Post  TomCom on Tue May 29 2012, 22:41

yes it is tongue i was sure i dont have any yellow on the bike :(
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Post  Snowcat on Tue May 29 2012, 22:50

Hehehe!!
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