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Old 29.08.2016, 15:38
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Re: 2 or more cars - 1 license plate - same insurance

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Sort of off-topic, but do you guys know where I can find the quick release brackets/frames similar to the picture? The Mustang I just acquired as the the permanent brackets, so just need another set for the other vehicle including the frame that the Kennzeichenhalter screws into.
Those look like BZP, as opposed to Stainless, very like the Unitec ones. Migros/coop/Jumbo or any "speedshop" Take the front plate in with you to make sure it fits.

Can't help with speedshops in Winti. There are a few, as far as I remember.
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One more piece of wisdom about wechselnummer. If you are fitting the carrier to a new car which has parking sensors... pay attention to where the sensors are before you fit them. I would even suggest that you tape both plates where you want them and check to see if everything works as expected.

Last summer a guy came in with a "new" Alfa. Really annoyed because he thought he had been ripped off by a used car seller: "It worked fine on the test drive, but every time I put it in reverse, it beeps!". Yep, you guessed it. Fortunately it was enough to lower the mounting by about 2cm and it worked again.
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Old 29.08.2016, 15:56
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One more piece of wisdom about wechselnummer. If you are fitting the carrier to a new car which has parking sensors... pay attention to where the sensors are before you fit them. I would even suggest that you tape both plates where you want them and check to see if everything works as expected.

Last summer a guy came in with a "new" Alfa. Really annoyed because he thought he had been ripped off by a used car seller: "It worked fine on the test drive, but every time I put it in reverse, it beeps!". Yep, you guessed it. Fortunately it was enough to lower the mounting by about 2cm and it worked again.
Might be a solution to forgetting your plates.

A plate sensor would be pretty cheap make to make. I wonder how common it is to forget them. If offered for less than 100CHF, would you consider installing one?
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Old 29.08.2016, 16:11
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Might be a solution to forgetting your plates.

A plate sensor would be pretty cheap make to make. I wonder how common it is to forget them. If offered for less than 100CHF, would you consider installing one?
Lemme see, two for me, and and one for every one else's car that I sometimes work on.... that makes it around 3000CHF or so.
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Lemme see, two for me, and and one for every one else's car that I sometimes work on.... that makes it around 3000CHF or so.
You use your plates on other people's cars? Not the best idea!
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You use your plates on other people's cars? Not the best idea!
No. I would if I had a U number, but I don't (and those almost always have magnetic mounts).
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No. I would if I had a U number, but I don't (and those almost always have magnetic mounts).
Magnetic's the way to go. I use Perfect Click -- the only downside is that you still need to attach a base part to each car, unlike the U plates, but the Perfect Click system is much more secure.
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