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Re: German Plates
« Reply #801 on: October 02, 2012, 12:28:25 pm »
How is the last sentence in that article even relevant?

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Re: German Plates
« Reply #802 on: October 02, 2012, 02:23:42 pm »
Have you read the comments? Why is it that only morons that think others will care what they have to say.
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #803 on: October 02, 2012, 02:29:13 pm »
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I think we need to ban all personalized plates. Far too distracting on the road!

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Re: German Plates
« Reply #804 on: October 02, 2012, 02:48:24 pm »
Have you read the comments? Why is it that only morons that think others will care what they have to say.

Those are the same people who phone talk back radio and there appears to be a lot of them, nutters that is
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #805 on: October 02, 2012, 05:48:23 pm »
F-ing typical of the nanny, revenue collecting, PC gone mad, hitler-youth police state this beautiful country is becoming. It's like the bike rack issue, now we have to display the rego and have tail/indicators etc in the same position as the car so that the police can identify us after robbing a bank on the way home from a bike ride...same rules as the IRD guilty until expensively proven innocent....the whole system sucks!!! Think I'll go for a drive and clear my head....slowly...
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #806 on: March 13, 2013, 12:27:22 am »
Would probably not look the best, but is it legal/possible to have a Euro plate on the front and a standard plate on the back? Have Jap/US spec boot.

Anyone have any idea on this? Mulling over some options... Plates.co.nz only supply the euro plates in pairs and won't do 1x black euro plate and 1x slimline black.

Other option is to shorten the nz euro plate for the rear somehow by removing the end with the fern on it.

Euro/NZ spec boot will be too expensive after painting and fitting etc. that's if I can find one.

Very tempted to just try my luck with germanplates as they do a short euro plate as well.
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #807 on: March 13, 2013, 07:32:24 am »
Anyone have any idea on this? Mulling over some options... Plates.co.nz only supply the euro plates in pairs and won't do 1x black euro plate and 1x slimline black.

Other option is to shorten the nz euro plate for the rear somehow by removing the end with the fern on it.

Euro/NZ spec boot will be too expensive after painting and fitting etc. that's if I can find one.

Very tempted to just try my luck with germanplates as they do a short euro plate as well.

Just buy a some europlates and dont return the Govt Issue plates back to them.?

or just buy the cheap euro surrounds off trademe
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #808 on: March 13, 2013, 05:13:15 pm »
I dont see an issue with mixing and matching plates especially if they were purchase from plates (legal supplier) i myself wouldnt mind running mini plate in the front and europlate in the rear.
As anton said u can get the number plate surround for the standard plate to make it europlate size. Havent had any issues come WOF or with the cops regarding it.

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Re: German Plates
« Reply #809 on: November 14, 2015, 06:06:43 am »
And the topic is back in the media again:

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Re: German Plates
« Reply #810 on: November 14, 2015, 01:37:52 pm »
"This is to stop criminals from masking stolen cars or cars that have been used to commit crimes with a fake plate"

Bullsh*t, its about PP not selling their rip off over priced pieces of stamped aluminium.
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #811 on: November 14, 2015, 04:50:30 pm »
look at the fat bitch reporting that rubbish there is part of the problem
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #812 on: August 06, 2019, 02:59:41 pm »
Some of you guys will already know they are illegal, but cops seem to be enforcing on non NZTA issued plates now when they previously seemed to let them go by the sounds of it. I got pulled over today on Great North Rd and let off with a warning if I pulled the plate off then and there, he said that their new cameras they are rolling out read number plates and warn them of ones that donít comply as they are driving so a lot more of it will be happening. Maybe this isnít new but I hadnít seen anything about it...
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #813 on: August 07, 2019, 08:06:13 am »
Some of you guys will already know they are illegal, but cops seem to be enforcing on non NZTA issued plates now when they previously seemed to let them go by the sounds of it. I got pulled over today on Great North Rd and let off with a warning if I pulled the plate off then and there, he said that their new cameras they are rolling out read number plates and warn them of ones that donít comply as they are driving so a lot more of it will be happening. Maybe this isnít new but I hadnít seen anything about it...

I'd say it largely depends on the cop but this is something that's been going on for years.

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Re: German Plates
« Reply #814 on: August 07, 2019, 09:42:02 am »
If they have new cameras that pick up on fake plates, then they will have to replace all the old plates people are using as they only really introduced the watermarks (which I assume is what the camera is looking for) a few years ago.
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #815 on: August 11, 2019, 01:32:11 pm »
I reckon that's BS, the older plates won't have watermarks on them so how does that work??
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Re: German Plates
« Reply #816 on: August 11, 2019, 02:06:17 pm »
The current traffic cameras take an image of the vehicle including its number plate and the subsequent zooming in of the image will indentify the letters and numbers. The style of plate or reflective surface got nothing to do with it.
Theses camera systems are used all over the world, so work on any style plate.
The number plate recognition system ANPR that is fitted to a few police cars looks for wanted plate combination and also got nothing to do with the style of plate used.
 
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