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Old 07-10-2004, 09:26 PM
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Antique Plates

Well, I finally did it. I switched from the standard Virginia DMV plates to Antique Vehicle plates. The cost is a one-time $13.50 fee and the plates never expire and there's no more state inspections. The main stipulation is that the car should only be driven for pleasure - ok by me!

The plates are heavy gauge steel but they only had screw mount holes on the top, so I had to drill holes on the bottoms to get them mounted right. I was going to forget about the front plates and put my USA-1 plate there instead, but then I figured the cops would probably not like that. The plates are ugly too - Big white numbers on a black background.

I'm not sure what to think, this was my driver car for 9 years and I've taken it from New Mexico to the east coast. It's been through the desert in August to Las Vegas and it's never broken down on me. I hope it's not pissed for officially being labeled 'old'!
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