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Old 7th July 2018, 04:18 PM   #581
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Is it not the lettering/font/character size that’s the legal element. That with the plate makers details at the bottom. The actual size of the plate is irrelevant. Please correct me if I’m wrong.
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Old 7th July 2018, 04:23 PM   #582
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Is it not the lettering/font/character size thatís the legal element. That with the plate makers details at the bottom. The actual size of the plate is irrelevant. Please correct me if Iím wrong.
True mate

But even if it's got the plate makers details

If the size font/spacing/style of font etc is illegal it's illegal

Mine is fitted for the copper that--- drives past/sat in the motorway etc

I do minimal mileage- it's better than nothing as I'm on borrowed time imho
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Old 7th July 2018, 04:48 PM   #583
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So is yours not a legal font? It don’t look far off.
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Old 7th July 2018, 05:33 PM   #584
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So is yours not a legal font? It donít look far off.
It's think it's slightly smaller than the legal size

not far off though
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Old 7th July 2018, 07:48 PM   #585
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Cheers mate

I used Recaro runners and VAC floor mounts

I'm 6'6" and sit perfect (my ideal driving position)

Anyone 6' and under will maybe find it too low?!
im 6'3" so should be ok, thanks for the info
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Old 8th July 2018, 06:41 AM   #586
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Cheers mate

I used Recaro runners and VAC floor mounts

I'm 6'6" and sit perfect (my ideal driving position)

Anyone 6' and under will maybe find it too low?!
How were they to install? Iíve read that the planted ones arenít that easy to install!

I wasnít going to buy and install a csl bumper until I saw yours now I have to😂
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How were they to install? Iíve read that the planted ones arenít that easy to install!

I wasnít going to buy and install a csl bumper until I saw yours now I have to😂
My trimmer installed them

They weren't straight forward though

He had a ballache getting them in
Had to modify the seat arrangement underneath
As the CS's don't bolt straight onto the mounts apparently?
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Old 8th July 2018, 11:15 AM   #588
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Looks awesome mate , where did you get your wheel stud kit from and what length are they ?
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Old 8th July 2018, 02:11 PM   #589
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My trimmer installed them

They weren't straight forward though

He had a ballache getting them in
Had to modify the seat arrangement underneath
As the CS's don't bolt straight onto the mounts apparently?
thats a shame, its never easy! i was hoping you were going to say its easy.
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Jesus this is insane! Ultimate spec/condition e46m3
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Old 2nd August 2018, 02:05 AM   #591
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Not much has happened to the car but went to Beaulieu for the Vanity BMW show - always enjoy the show- it's pretty chilled and NORMALLY a nice drive there and back

Wasn't chilled this time as I forgot to put the plastic wedge in front of my Garage Defender floor mount and I heard a loud crack sound as I got the car out!!

Thought it was the engine undertray, had a look but didn't see anything so thought I was lucky....... until 25 miles into the journey I heard a scraping sound

Pulled into Chieveley Services and saw what had happened the front passenger plastic undertray was broken and touching the road (Bollox!)

Oh well no time so did the best I could and carried on (noisily)

Some pics at the show (it was a scorcher) got loads of great comments which is always nice......


















A few other bits have arrived for a winter project

Got my boot floor lifetime warranty inspection in 2 weeks

Comments welcome.....Thanks all
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Old 2nd August 2018, 11:11 AM   #592
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Looks perfect mate look forward to updates
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Finally decided to treat my daughter to a Recaro seat like Daddy

Went for the Recaro Monza Nova Evo- in Performance Black - the Recaro lettering is embroidered exactly the same as my front seats so matches perfectly

Bought seat protectors and protected the seat with Gtechnique I1 (superb stuff)

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