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liawoft
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:55 pm    Post subject: Big License plate problem Reply with quote

So I have three cars, well for this forum. 71 bug, 72 squareback, 73 thing. The issue is I have a " it's not a car it's a type three" on the squareback. I have only seen the sticker for the thing. Does anyone know where I can get it in plate form for the thing. I think they look naked with no tag up there. Thanks more to come I am sure.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Big License plate problem Reply with quote

Cut a piece of sheet metal or aluminum sheet. Stick the "It's not a car it's a THING" sticker on it. Mount that on the front, and you have your front plate.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Big License plate problem Reply with quote

If either of these will do it for you, send me a PM, and I will email the vector file.
Any sign shop will make this for you.
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Blanks:
https://signchicken.com/7-x-12-OVAL-LICENSE-PLATES-sublimation-blank-10-Pieces-6003.htm
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:26 am    Post subject: Re: Big License plate problem Reply with quote

What do sign shops normally charge for these? In your experience.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:35 am    Post subject: Re: Big License plate problem Reply with quote

I submitted an inquiry to the link I posted above, just for my own curiosity.

I believe these are dye sublimation printed on aluminum blanks, with some sort of anti-UV coating.

I have not heard back from them, but they do offer similar products for about 20 bucks.

More later, Mondshine


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:29 am    Post subject: Re: Big License plate problem Reply with quote

I had one for my Mini

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:52 am    Post subject: Re: Big License plate problem Reply with quote

As I had mentioned, I submitted an inquiry to the link I posted above, just for my own curiosity.
These are dye sublimation printed on aluminum blanks, with some sort of anti-UV coating.

Update:
I received word from Mike K. at Signchicken.com.
He has the vector version of the artwork I posted above, but you can PM me for it, if preferred.
A single plate (either version) will be $16.99 plus shipping.
For 10 or more, the price is $11.00 each plus shipping.

I don't need one of these, so contact Mike directly, or set up a group purchase if you'd like.

Good luck, Mondshine
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