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Old 07-04-2017, 09:14 PM
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Question Deleting front number plate

Hi everyone

Has anyone in the UK deleted/removed the front number plate and replaced it with a sticker plate instead? I'm seriously thinking of doing this very soon. If you have, where was the new number plate situated and could I see any photos you might have please?

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Old 07-04-2017, 10:09 PM
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I run a 3/4 front plate stuck on the bumper with double sided tape so no screw holes, makes a nice visual difference but still clearly legible so doesn't hopefully attract any attention. I don't run the plate plinth.

I wouldn't place it anywhere other than the centre of the bumper/standard position. Would look rubbish offset for example IMO.

It does look good with no plate though

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Old 07-04-2017, 10:12 PM
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Thanks for your comments, I was thinking offsetting it to the left but you're right, central is best!
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Old 09-04-2017, 06:10 PM
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I just personally think it looks a bit odd, and see a lot of modified hatchbacks with plates on the side.
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and pink mx5s too by the looks of it?
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Old 12-04-2017, 09:17 PM
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I've replaced the number plate plinth with a sticker equivalent.

The purpose of tailoring the size of sticker to the front bumper bar was to improve better air flow to the FMIC.
(Plus a little weight save)

I also happen to think the presentation can look just as smart as the standard finish, but I would agree a central point not too small, a small minority of cars suit that look better than others. I went slightly shorter in height and in width which works for me.

To produce the front plate I used http://www.craigsplates.ie/self_adhe...tes/index.html ,the quality was better than I expected.

A photo with the sticker plate.

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and pink mx5s too by the looks of it?
Haha good spot, never notice that!! Think that validates my point entirely; you don't want your car to look like that thing
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thing is right
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