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    Default private plate, keep or bin?

    hi, got my vec 2 weeks ago. came with a prvate plate- cheapo irish style, three letters followed by 4 numbers.
    the car is not imported.
    dvla have said i can have a standard age plate from them for free if i hand the irish one back or pay a fee to keep it on retention.

    car is a 2003 so it does hide the age. just the irish plate bit that puts me off a bit
    opinions?
    keep or bin?

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    personally id bin it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yorkshireborn View Post
    personally id bin it.
    If it cost you nothing I'd get an age related as offered. ..

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    I would bin it

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    Bin it.

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    Personally I would keep it because at the end of the day its a dateless plate and its better than a standard plate!

    Its up to you though but what would you get from a standard plate that you don't get from the Irish one?

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    Just out of interest what are the letters ?

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    I would bin it and get the standard plate

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    Quote Originally Posted by shan View Post
    Just out of interest what are the letters ?

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    3 letters 4 numbers could be useful to someone post it up and you never know you might get an offer

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