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Legacy Plates

Discussion in 'California' started by Larry93428, Sep 7, 2015.

  1. Larry93428

    Larry93428 Member

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    The California Legacy Plate is here!
    I waited a year and a half for it.
    The visual impact is less; black plate on black nose. It is good.
    ~Larry
     
  2. taurusking

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    Nice plates :smile:
     
  3. e-FTW

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    very cool! we wrecked our brains trying to figure out ours and then in the end, just went with default. sad
     
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    Does look nice on the black nosecone, but honestly I was never a fan. I prefer the newer blue on white. Those old ones look like they were made with a Dymo label maker to me. Same with New York. I like the white plate as opposed to the orange.
     
  6. dwebb66

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    I will be getting the legacy plates also, when I get my X next year.
     
  7. cpa

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    Call me an old fuddy-duddy, but the gold paint on the black license plates that were issued from '63-'70 look cool on cars manufactured in those years. We still have our 1967 Cougar with the original plates. But on a car manufactured nearly 50 years later those plates just seem incongruous. You should have opted for the '56 series with black paint on the gold background!
     
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  8. RandyS

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    So is there any special significance about 85 kW? Shorthand for the 85 kWh battery?
     
  9. Schmidty

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    I like it! I have the Legacy Plates as well (Yellow on Black) and I am just waiting for my registration so I can put them on. :biggrin:
     
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    Nice! Good thinking. I just placed an order today.
     
  11. Larry93428

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    You are allowed three choices and "85 KWH" was my first, but apparently somebody already has that.
    Some license must be used when reading license plates. :smile:
    ~Larry
     
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    Clap-clap. :biggrin:
     
  13. Sparky

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    Got mine about a month ago. Same reasoning. It looks better to me than the white plates on a dark green car.
    Many compliments so far from complete strangers.

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    "RA" Wow!
    Some thought required, a really great plate.
    ~Larry
     
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    I don't know if they advertise nationally, but local Solar City adverts feature 'RA'...

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    For some reason, I love the old plates on classic cars and hot rods, but on a bleeding edge high tech car, it doesn't work for me.

    The current white plate in its various formats (palm trees, veterans, etc) is fine.
     
  17. Larry93428

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    #17 Larry93428, Sep 25, 2015
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    Again, the black plate was chosen to lessen the visual impact. Black on black nose.
    They would not even seem "old" if you were not an old California native.
    You guys probably don't like my wide whites either.
    ((Just kidding here))
    ~Larry
     
  18. Schmidty

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    Larry, it looks great! I finally got my registration and just installed my black legacy plates on my Pearl White. I am having some satin black vinyl done on Monday but hopefully on Tuesday I'll post some pics!
     
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    Looking forward to seeing the pictures, I am looking at getting the legacy plates on a Pearl White Model X!
     
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    I de-chromed her with satin black vinyl and some touches of carbon fiber. Also, black rims and painted emblems.

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