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Old 07-11-2008, 12:30 PM
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Default License plate mounted sideways question

I was kicking around the idea of mounting my license plate sideways on my nightster. I was wondering if it's illegal to do or anything. I'm in California (if that makes a difference). Has anyone else done this?
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Old 07-11-2008, 12:35 PM
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Illegal in Illinois
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Old 07-11-2008, 12:44 PM
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&nbsp\\;Who knows in California, I know no one bothers me in Idaho.&nbsp\\;
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Old 07-11-2008, 12:49 PM
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finally another dude from CA, we gotta ride soon. going to PCH at sunrise with a friend in a week or two, let me know if your interested.

try the sideways plates, i have a few buddies with them and they never mentioned anything. if anything you can turn it back easily right? its not a permanent mod
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Old 07-11-2008, 04:23 PM
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Not that the mod is permanent or anything, but I don't want to draw more attention to my bike from the cops since i already have shortshots on and I ride without a DOT helmet. Sideways plate would just add to the attention if it&nbsp\\;IS in fact illegal and they look for it around So Cal
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Old 07-11-2008, 04:30 PM
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You need to know the code for the state and the local jurisdiction you ride in. Search the Internet. I did the mod on my bike after determining there wasn't anything illegal.
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Old 07-11-2008, 05:26 PM
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Cuz thats what being a biker is all about.&nbsp\\; Do what you want to YOUR bike.&nbsp\\; If they ticket ya so what?&nbsp\\; Pay the man and ride on.
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Old 07-11-2008, 05:31 PM
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&nbsp\\;Just put a pivot on it with a chock cable so you can&nbsp\\;pivot it up or down depending on whether the FUZZ is around or not.&nbsp\\;
&nbsp\\;You just got to out think the donut eaters!!!
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Old 07-11-2008, 05:43 PM
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not illegal in illinois. you can't flip it anymore than 90 degrees. it can either be normal, or vertical. but no more than 90 degrees because it would start becoming upside down.
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Old 07-11-2008, 09:22 PM
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Not legal here in Jersey but the cops dont seem to mind providing they havent pulled you over for something else.
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