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Old April 13th, 2012, 18:13   #46
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Can't show you the plate, but this story is a Darwin nomination in itself.

http://www.calgaryherald.com/technol...876/story.html
...had to be a Jetta
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Old April 19th, 2012, 12:54   #47
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Small fortune? Here in Illinois we are getting ripped off to the tune of $99 A YEAR to pay for vehicle registration. On that website I am seeing 10-year plates for as low as $295 to get a random plate assigned. I'd love the option to pay in advance to screw the state out of $695 dollars in a decade.

That is the plate fee only. You still pay your yearly registration fee which is around $80 for most vehicles. If you think yours is bad move to Arizona. It's based on the age and cost of a vehicle. A 30k vehicles is about $420 the first year, $370 the second, etc.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 19:08   #48
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That is the plate fee only. You still pay your yearly registration fee which is around $80 for most vehicles. If you think yours is bad move to Arizona. It's based on the age and cost of a vehicle. A 30k vehicles is about $420 the first year, $370 the second, etc.
Sounds like our vehicle property tax here in NC. I think it was over $700 for the four cars this year. It's based on the state estimated value of the vehicle, which is typically above the blue book or edmunds values.
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Old April 19th, 2012, 20:43   #49
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I think, in Texas anyway, any "0" is considered a zero (no letter "O"). I don't think I've seen any "Q" either. Also, spaces and dashes, or any other separator is not part of the plate number.
We only allow 6 spaces in Alaska. I have both MCSQRD and EEQMC2. Yeah, I'm proudly a geek.
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The last car I had before I got into diesels had this plate UUDLOOZ, and was on this car:
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/210233...e-omni-america

It got a whole lot of attention, especially from the police LOL
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