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    Are these illegal because theres no space inbetween

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    No space plus no post code on bottom right (this allows police to see who made the plates) ,also afaik only logo allowed is British Union Flag with “GB”, English Flag (St George Cross) with “ENG”, Scottish Flag (St Andrew Cross) with “SCO”, Welsh Flag (red dragon on green/white field) with “Wales” and “Cymru” or Euro Flag (circle of stars) with “GB”. If the Euro/GB configuration is displayed, then the bearer vehicle need not display a separate “GB” emblem when driving within the EU.

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    in my best churchll voice, oh yes!

    Yep they are illegal

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    i thought these were when they came, abit gutted really. Ive seen loads wih different logos on so thought it was ok.
    Looks like i'll be getting some more then.
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    You can always keep them for use at shows if you go to shows?

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    Were they sold as "Show Plates", otherwise the people manufacturing them can get ito trouble.

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    They are ilegal, however if you keep a set of normal plates in the boot then if your stopped just say you forgot to swap them over. However dont blame me when / if you get a fine

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    Just fit them and you will most likely get away with it.

    If not just please ignorance and say you bought them as legal plates.

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    I don't go to shows but would love to go one day, I'm sure they don't get many vectra estates tho lol. I got them off a shop on eBay, it most probably said something in the small print sonewhere. I'll just get a new set

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    It's luck of the draw,.. I see many posh toffs driving round in expensive 4x4 cars with plates all spaced illegally to spell their name or X5 4NNA - firstly incase you didn't know she had a BMW X5, and then to tell everyone who is driving. Seem to get away with it....
    But you do see many kids getting pulled for illegally spaced plates, this then brings on the copper to look round your car for other defects and advise you that you smell of weed and your car will get ransacked too!... just watch Police Interceptors or similar!

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