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Old 6th September 2010, 15:16   #316
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A question. Last week, I saw a Ford Figo with the registration KL-01-AQ-99XX, both 'X's being the same digit. The AQ series was finished in 2007 itself. Currently in Trivandrum, the series is AZ. At first, I thought that it was a mix-up or a dealer using a plate from another car for test-drive.

I checked the RTO website and the car was registered in August 2010. How is this possible? Even if the owner had booked the number back in 2007, a booking is only valid for three months, after which the number is open again. How did this guy get a fancy number from 2007 for a car registered in 2010? Is it possible to transfer a number from say, a total loss vehicle?
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Old 6th September 2010, 15:29   #317
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All the numbers were properly paid for at RTO. Numbers are
9999
9779
4343
4554

All the cars are sold and the amount invested to get these numbers are actually dead investment. We lost interest soon as the prices touched 25k for these numbers.

My mind started to think of the possible mods with 25k rather than fancy numbers.

My present car number is 4348, alas, 5 numbers and i would have got a fancy number for free.

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Old 6th September 2010, 17:02   #318
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My M800 has TNXX 0090 which came for free in 2004

SWIFT 22BY7 is an infinite number-the mathematical pi its 22/7........... 22BY7. I had to pay Rs.56500 For this number in 2008




My phone numbers are

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SWIFT 22BY7 is an infinite number-the mathematical pi its 22/7........... 22BY7. I had to pay Rs.56500 For this number in 2008
56500!

You could have upped your Swift from an LDi to a VDi for that much!
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Man INR.56500 is way too much JEHU!!! This is perhaps the highest amount I have known a person pay for a vehicle number. I second the opinion that anekho has said, but I guess to each his/her own!

Now all these numbers, with the exception of knowing you have a car thats bling, how does it matter? Do the Cops and general public really care a hoot about the VIP number on your car? Tbhpians' experiences about positive incidents would reaffirm our faith in such VIP numbers and perhaps could justify the money and time spent getting them. Let's discuss!

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Old 7th September 2010, 11:59   #321
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Our family's three vehicles have numbers totalling 7 (numerology):

These are as under:
5515 = 5+5+1+5 = 16 = 1+6 = 7
2473 = 2+4+7+3 = 16 = 1+6 = 7
1590 = 1+5+9+0 = 16 = 1+6 = 7 (this is also my bro's HDFC employee number, in who is the owner of Thunderbird with this number)

Other 2 vehicles had different numbers, & have been sold by our family.
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Man INR.56500 is way too much JEHU!!! This is perhaps the highest amount I have known a person pay for a vehicle number. I second the opinion that anekho has said, but I guess to each his/her own!

Now all these numbers, with the exception of knowing you have a car thats bling, how does it matter? Do the Cops and general public really care a hoot about the VIP number on your car? Tbhpians' experiences about positive incidents would reaffirm our faith in such VIP numbers and perhaps could justify the money and time spent getting them. Let's discuss!

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I got it for the heck of it. Someone said its impossible to get one without an address proof (I had no ration card too).I applied for the number and when it was allocated they wanted the car's engine and chasis number. The Palio SDX that I had booked was given for test drives and hence the only immediately available car was a SWIFT LDI which I had got in 3 hours time. Thus my LDI carries a VIP number. Not attached numerologically,but its a fancy for numbers........next would be a VIP 8 on my Mahindra THAR,cos single 8 doesn't cost a thing
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A gentleman has created a new record in Kerala by paying 9.25L for the registration number KL-01-AZ-1.
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Old 30th September 2010, 12:40   #324
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come to Chandigarh and the price quoted above would look like peanuts

A naval officer paid rs 5 lakhs for a no. to put on his daughters swift VXI ( on-road price for that model even today is less than 5 lakhs)

last month CH 01 AD 0001 when for about 11 lakh+

and CH 1 is valued more than 5 crores

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Excuse me, but did I read that right...5 CRORES! Thats a huge amount of money and I am certain not many cars would have an equal price tag. Has there been any such purchases so far, I mean it would have made the national news if so right???

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and CH 1 is valued more than 5 crores
That's a nice way to increase the resale value of a car

I mean : come on : paying 5 crores is outright dumb
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CH 1 was my dad friends car it was fiat 1100d and in early 1990's it changed hands and went for 5 lacs at that time
then again it changed hands few years later and went for 50 lacs+ and now according to CHD RTO its worth more that 5 crores

In Chandigarh the RTO has auctions of VIP no. every 2 months
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How much would no. 13 fetch in Bangalore? If someones going to offer me the kind of money that fetches in Chandigarh I am ready to sell my car immediately.

I am sure there are no takers as "13" is considered as most inauspicious number.

My Indica has a registration number which runs as KA 02 MJ 13.

I had to pay 1.5K in 2004 to get this number. I paid for this number not because I belived in "lucky" concept, but just to prove my mom and other family members that there is nothing wrong or right in a number. Lot's of number in our family has "13" in it, whether house number, my phone, date of birth, etc and my mother always felt it was unlucky number.

One thing for sure that this number may not have been lucky, but definitely has not been unlucky.
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Old 1st October 2010, 11:38   #329
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In Kerala, it was reported yesterday that a person has got the number KL 01 AZ 01 for an amount of Rs. 9.25 Lakhs Think this should be a new record.

http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/30/stor...3062300300.htm

The auction was quite heated and he had more than two competitors upto that price.

As a saving grace, the vehicle was much costlier - a BMW X5
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I am planning to get number AP XX AK 47. It appeals to me to have that number.
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