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Historic vehicle status/fitting black silver plates

Home Forums Main Forum Historic vehicle status/fitting black silver plates

This topic contains 3 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  Gary Westwater 6 days, 9 hours ago.

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  • #5467

    Pete Esser
    Participant

    My T160 was first registered 01/08/75 in the UK and has historic vehicle status. I phoned DVLA to see if I am allowed to use a black and silver number plate and what the rules are about minimum plate and letter sizes and was given conflicting information that left me unclear on what I am permitted to display. What I definitel know is that with effect from April 2016,  vehicles manufactured pre – 01/01/76 can display older plates. Does anyone know what the minimum plate and letter sizes have to be and is there a TR3OC recommended supplier? Thanks, Pete

  • #5470
    Don Gray
    Don Gray
    Participant

    Hi Pete

    There was something posted on here about a discount negotiated with Jepsons a little while ago. I had a look at their website & chose a nice pressed ally type with the appropriate sized letters & a border. Their service was nice n friendly n quick too. They don’t sell illegal show only plates. Recommended. I think mine cost about £25. Looks great on the bike! Cheers Don.

  • #5494

    Pete Esser
    Participant

    Thanks Don, I’ll contact them.

  • #5498

    Gary Westwater
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