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RevMonster
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Mar 8, 12:55pm - #119677 
Custom Plate, yay or nay?

Okay, so on my last car I had a custom plate, but eventually outgrew it. Now I want one for the Celica, but can't find a good one that isn't taken. Last month I tried for just my name "J HUSE" on the cool beach background plate... Got a confirmation today in the mail that I can have it if I want. Should I do it, or not? I dont really care about the privacy issue, I just want to know if it looks cheezy on a Celi or not. idunno


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Mar 8, 1:00pm - #119678 
i wouldnt do it... i like how CA license plates are hard to remember... that way people cant easily find you or rat you out for something.

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defyenz
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Mar 8, 1:09pm - #119679 
i would get it. how much does it cost?


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Mar 8, 1:11pm - #119680 
Go for it. I am gunna get one as soon as I get a little extra cash.


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Mar 8, 1:13pm - #119681 
i ordered one last month still haven't got it!!

Mine is RedCeli

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Mar 8, 1:16pm - #119682 
meh..its alright!! kinda boring tho..try to think of somethin more creative I'd give an example but I don't really know anything about you

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Mar 8, 1:19pm - #119683 
I have one. But don't get one that says a name. Get something that means something to you, that the average Joe doesn't/won't understand.

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LUNATIC13
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Mar 8, 1:27pm - #119684 
Alright...the deal with personal plates...easily remembered. thumbsdown

Mine says LUNAT1C...I have been pulled over by State b/4 and she knew my car...the plates were easy to remember!! I have been told by many cops that I should change it! smile

Get something difficult like I11I1I1...Who can remember that with one glance???? grin Mix up 1's and I's!!!! grin thumbsup tongue

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Mar 8, 1:51pm - #119685 
Originally Posted by trog2233
i ordered one last month still haven't got it!!

Mine is RedCeli


nate...master of the obvious tongue lol j/k thumbsup
(i would have never guessed you had a red celi!)

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Mar 8, 2:04pm - #119686 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by trog2233
i ordered one last month still haven't got it!!

Mine is RedCeli


nate...master of the obvious tongue lol j/k thumbsup
(i would have never guessed you had a red celi!)


i know...i'm confusing everyone rofl

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RevMonster
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Mar 8, 2:29pm - #119687 
Hmm...

I already tried "Red Car" "Its Red" and "Wow Red"...

Maybe I'll keep thinkin if I'm going to get one spineyes


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Mar 8, 3:49pm - #119688 
Originally Posted by LUNATIC13
Alright...the deal with personal plates...easily remembered. thumbsdown

Mine says LUNAT1C...I have been pulled over by State b/4 and she knew my car...the plates were easy to remember!! I have been told by many cops that I should change it! smile

Get something difficult like I11I1I1...Who can remember that with one glance???? grin Mix up 1's and I's!!!! grin thumbsup tongue


wow thats really clever.. good suggestion thumbsup thumbsup

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Mar 8, 4:37pm - #119689 
i got custom plates in ND, they say SPECTRA


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Mar 8, 4:43pm - #119690 
i got mine to say VSGTS


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Mar 8, 4:43pm - #119691 
Ive been wanting to do this but Im extreemly picky about it, and havnt come up with the perfect thing yet

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Mar 8, 4:52pm - #119692 
consider mine {JAILBAIT} the cops love it

I fought the law and I one!

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Mar 8, 5:09pm - #119693 
i was goin to get mine to match my bro's in florida it was goin to be 2kwik2c. or the name of my company round2 which also references to this celica being my second


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Mar 8, 8:58pm - #119694 
deff. get them there cool

i want either

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one of those

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Mar 8, 9:20pm - #119695 
Mine says IDLOOKTO Cops around here know my car with or without the Plate...small towns suck


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Mar 8, 10:12pm - #119696 
I prefer just the normal plates. I can't see paying extra for something so miniscule

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Mar 8, 11:21pm - #119697 
I have never really cared for a custom plate for myself...the only thing I would want is a different pic on my plate. Fl has atleast 50 different ones to choose from...I kind of like the "save the manatee" one since it is grey it goes better with my car, then the "save the panther" plate laughsilly

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Mar 9, 12:22am - #119698 
Well, I'm into rally so I got DRIFT. So get something that's car related!
Really I took it because it was available and I had been trying to get it for a few years now. As soon as I get my RWD car, it's getting transfered because FWD don't drive, they slide. For more info on what drift is and the different types, plus why FWD cars slide not drift go to this website.

http://pergatory.net/gt3/index.html


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Mar 9, 12:44am - #119699 
On my old car, I had IHTFC.
It stood for "I hate this fuckin car". So many people asked what it stood for and I would just laugh! My friend Jeff had CJEFFLY. He totaled the car the day he put the plate on. Guess it was bad luck.

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Mar 9, 1:53am - #119700 
Nice! Deffinantly get the custom plates. Out here in CA i'm going to try to get them, so then i'll want to put a liscense plate out front!


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Mar 9, 4:01am - #119701 
Go for it. I should be getting mine in a little over a month.(I lost my front plate so I had to order new ones-different though)

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Mar 9, 12:33pm - #119702 
At one point I had QUITCRN...quit crying...got a lot of compliments on that one! My mom has XPRESVE... I really want the I11II11

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Mar 9, 2:10pm - #119703 
saw one that had ICUM1ST


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Mar 9, 9:25pm - #119704 
Originally Posted by Eyger
Nice! Deffinantly get the custom plates. Out here in CA i'm going to try to get them, so then i'll want to put a liscense plate out front!


the good thing (and only one of the few things) about louisiana is that we only have a population somewhere around 2.5 mil (and out of those few, a VERY few have custom plates). cali has what? a population of 34 million? even though theres still a small percentage of californians with custom plates..that small percentage wouldnt suprise me if it was more than the population of la. spineyes

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Mar 12, 12:13am - #119705 
Hey, sorry to dig up an old thread, but I had two ideas I'm pondering here. Just thought I'd get input.

My favorite band (one of them) is The Used... my last name is Huse... had a friend say "hey, you should get 'HUSED' on your plate." Just thought that one was a little clever.

Other idea is the classic obvious statement, "RED GTS".

So I'll either get one of those, or I'll just stick to the plate I already requested a month ago with my name on it. Just want something a little custom, since here in Cali you're stuck with a front plate (I know- my family has four tickets for it spineyes)


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