rear number plate size

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rear number plate size

Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:11 pm

looking to replace both my number plates as the dirt is getting between the layers and its one of those jobs that makes a big difference having clean clear looking plates , easy i thought standard oblong number plates untill i saw an x5 with a bigger rear plate filling the rear appature nicely and i quite liked how it looked so i am thinking would this of been the size from the dealer when new .
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Re: rear number plate size

Fri Dec 28, 2018 6:16 pm

No...they would have been standard size plates fitted new from the dealership.
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Re: rear number plate size

Fri Dec 28, 2018 7:55 pm

Not sure but bigger than standard would be illegal I think. Are you sure the plate was bigger and it wasn’t a standard plate within a surround?
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Re: rear number plate size

Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:39 pm

RR sports and Rover 75's have the big plates that fill the shape of the licence plate recess,
They look to be dealer fit
The regs usually focus on minimum size, and relate to lettering, not the plastic background. 🤔
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Re: rear number plate size

Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:11 pm

its only the yellow part that is bigger letters are still legal size , i have found a company that will do a big rear and standard front all 100% legal .
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Re: rear number plate size

Sat Jan 26, 2019 6:08 pm

well today i fitted my new number plates and i got to say i really do like the larger rear one plus i now have nice clean and fresh plates no dirt between the layers ..
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Re: rear number plate size

Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:45 pm

Surely we deserve a picture.
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Re: rear number plate size

Sun Jan 27, 2019 8:32 pm

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Re: rear number plate size

Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:20 pm

See what you mean., not sure, will have to come back and view it a few times What exhaust have you got fitted. Doesn’t look standard.
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Re: rear number plate size

Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:05 pm

i think the bigger plate suits a bigger car and it fills the recess a treat which i think looks more oem , as for the exhausts they are remus stainless one of the best mods i have done makes the v8 burble like it should :thumbsup:
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