'13' plate for the superstitious by Tootall

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I heard a report on the radio the other day that if new car buyers where superstitious of owning a '13' plate then they could ask the DVLA for '63' plate instead.
Ex-Longbridge track monkey.

Posted 24 Feb 2013, 12:27 #1 

Dave Goody
There was a story about 666 like this but maybe urban myth?

Posted 24 Feb 2013, 14:45 #2 

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Bermudan 75
I regularly see a white Honda with the reg L666 MJD......

Posted 24 Feb 2013, 16:16 #3 

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They should be able to get a 63 plate, so long as they wait until September this year. Otherwise it would be misrepresenting the cars age, wouldn't it?

Posted 24 Feb 2013, 16:46 #4 

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Borg Warner
Rover418275 wrote:I regularly see a white Honda with the reg L666 MJD......

Wonder if the D stands for "Damian"?

Gary M.

Posted 24 Feb 2013, 18:27 #5 

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I think you may be referring to this story, which refers to Motorists delaying their purchase until later in the year to avoid a "13" plate! ;)

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/new ... lates.html

It's nice to see that the papers so called "Motoring Editor" didn't know that the 63 plate doesn't come out until September 1st and not August as mentioned! :roll:

Posted 24 Feb 2013, 20:33 #6 

Last edited by MrDoodles on 25 Feb 2013, 12:27, edited 1 time in total.

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mad . i had a helmet no. of 13 on a building site i worked on never did me any harm ......

Posted 25 Feb 2013, 10:31 #7 

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My wife, how is a Head of Science in a school wanted SC13 NCE. Its been held for auction :-(
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Posted 25 Feb 2013, 12:44 #8