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White Grill Letters

PostPost by: chickenstock10k » Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:20 am

Does anyone know where you might source new license player letters for the plus 2 front grill?
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PostPost by: 1owner69Elan » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:46 am

I got mine here:


I’m in US but my car was delivered at the factory in the UK and licensed prior to export to California. I lost (misplaced) my original front letters. Tippers very helpful in matching the originals.

Also, these folks might be good as well:


Both in UK but relatively inexpensive to ship to US.
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PostPost by: nwbaxter66 » Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:27 pm

I used Frampton/Jepson & Co, quick and helpful service. www.jepsonclassicplates.com
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PostPost by: RichardHawkins » Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:54 pm

I used numberplatecentre.com

However, they are in the UK

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PostPost by: elancoupe » Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:30 pm

+1 on Tippers. They were very helpful, and shipped across the pond pretty quickly.
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PostPost by: The Veg » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:38 am

Good to know. My car, despite being a federal model, lived in the UK for its first year and still has the front numbers which seem in good shape, but you never know when that will change.
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PostPost by: Chrispy » Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:45 am

Is there anyway of finding the original registration number? Lotus don't know, and mine came over to Australia a very long time ago.
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