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Old 18-06-2017, 07:58 PM   #11
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I have caps that have a base that you put the screw through then clip shut. You may have those?


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Here is an image I have taken, there doesn't seem to be a way to fit a flat head screw driver in to prize the cap open.


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Old 18-06-2017, 08:10 PM   #12
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Does the cap just fit over the head of the screw. So you need to lever between the cap and the number plate?

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Old 18-06-2017, 08:36 PM   #13
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Does the cap just fit over the head of the screw. So you need to lever between the cap and the number plate?

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I am starting to think that rob, I wasn't so sure in the beginning as I thought a special tool was needed. I will certainly give it a go when the time comes.
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Old 18-06-2017, 09:12 PM   #14
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They should just twist off

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I think these are yours, SB. Just prise the domed cover off and the screw head will be under it.

Hope you get sorted.

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I am starting to think that rob, I wasn't so sure in the beginning as I thought a special tool was needed. I will certainly give it a go when the time comes.
Just taken mine off the wife's 2 series and as rob267 states you need to prize between the cap and number plate to get them off, I managed to get them off with minimal damage. Good luck.
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Thanks very much guys for your input, much appreciated as always.


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Old 26-06-2017, 06:07 PM   #18
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Just copied this from DVLA

2. Rules for number plates

Your number plates should:

be made from a reflective material
display black characters on a white background (front plate)
display black characters on a yellow background (rear plate)
not have a background pattern
Characters on a number plate can be 3D.

I read it as plain black no carbon or 3D effects


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Found out that Halfords make these type of number plates too.
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Old 26-06-2017, 07:26 PM   #19
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Nothing wrong with either the domed or carbon domed gel letters.

Its the spacing of the letters and making it look like a word thats the issue.

Gel domed letters, spaced correctly look like ordinary plates. Had the carbon domed ones before from demon plates & never had an issue at all.
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Nothing wrong with either the domed or carbon domed gel letters.

Its the spacing of the letters and making it look like a word thats the issue.

Gel domed letters, spaced correctly look like ordinary plates. Had the carbon domed ones before from demon plates & never had an issue at all.

Thanks for that Andy that's most reassuring, not that I had any reservations about these plates in the first place.




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