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      04-21-2013, 11:18 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by mmcnulty View Post
One trick, btw, is to keep the temporary registration sticker on the front windshield even after you get plates. From the front, your car will just look like a new CA car. From the back it has a plate. A cop would have to be really paying attention to notice. This is pretty common in my experience.

It doesn't help when a parking officer is paying close attention to your car, as I found out. But it should help the casual drive-bys of highway patrol.
Thanks for the advice. I'll make sure to tell them not to ruin it! My CPO 328 came without a front plate, I was surprised, but happy.

Also, I've never been pulled over for it. And I've been pulled over and ticketed but he didn't both checking my front plate.