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Vanity license plate for your model x?

Vanity license plate for your model x?

Getting ready...are you guys planning on vanity license plates, if so what would they be?

aesculus | 24 août 2015

Calif: TESLA XD

Might be superfluous but TESLA X and of course MODEL X were taken long before.

jjs | 24 août 2015

Gas X

EVino | 24 août 2015

LOL SUV

Reedmadd | 24 août 2015

X-ILR8

TonyInNH | 24 août 2015

LUDICRS

Brian Vicars | 24 août 2015

TESLA EX

geemoney3135 | 24 août 2015

PassGas

rossRallen | 24 août 2015

I ordered and paid for a CA vanity plate when we expected delivery in late 2014, but I believe the DMV has taken it back and is keeping my $48. Just checked, the name I chose is either taken or I still have some claim on it. I'll go on hold with the DMV for a couple hours and find out.

FYI my patient Tesla brothers and sisters here in CA, the following plates are still available: WAITING, WAIT 2YR, WEN ELON. FINALLY has been taken, probably by an optimist for September delivery of Sigs.

Lucythesplainer | 25 août 2015

Picked up my Iowa plate last week, prolly will be confusing folks for a year while a wait for my mid 15k MX delivery...
'Why does that Audi have XSTATIC on the license plate?'

DriverZ | 25 août 2015

VPRLS KIA

ian t.wa.us | 25 août 2015

Ha! That's great DriverZ!

aesculus | 25 août 2015

I like XSTATIC. Good thing you are in another state :-)

thevangoghs | 25 août 2015

XCITNG....Sig#700

jacksiart | 25 août 2015

RIP ICE

nelsonc | 26 août 2015

Not my x x

ernie | 26 août 2015

Don't know about other states, but in order to reserve a vanity plate in Washington State you have to have a VIN #.

aesculus | 26 août 2015

Not in CA. You can get any plate you want but you have to pay a annual fee to keep it alive. Sort of like a parked domain name.

Lucythesplainer | 26 août 2015

In IA you transfer the plates to the next car, just pay the balance due: get a credit for months left on old car, pay for months until normal renewal on new car.
I went from IMBLUE to XSTATIC, observers must think I'm bipolar.

rossRallen | 26 août 2015

@aesculus: In CA, I was told that you must pick up and place a vanity plate on a registered vehicle within a given time (45 days?) or you lose it. So, according to that, ordering a plate for a vehicle you don't have is risky given the unknown delivery schedule.

I asked a Tesla Rep. about registering the new car with the vanity plate when picking it up, and he said that that wouldn't work: Tesla registers the car with a standard plate, then you have to go to the DMV and make the exchange.

if you order a vanity plate, put it temporarily on a registered car, then transfer to your X after it has been registered, then that works except for the headache of three registrations: reregister Car 1 with the vanity plate, reregister Model X with the vanity, reregister Car 1 again with new standard plate.

As far as I know, the plate I ordered in August '14 is in limbo. I haven't been charged an annual renewal for it but the name is unavailable. I haven't spoken with the DMV. I don't have two hours to spend on hold.

If I'm wrong, then please advise and I'll try to get my vanity plate (or a new one) going before delivery.

Thanks!

aesculus | 27 août 2015

You just have to fill out the app telling them you are holding the plates.

See the FAQ's. Scroll down to Personalized (ELP) and special interest plates. Look at the section on holding onto the plates or plates given as gifts. Same answer.

https://www.dmv.ca.gov/portal/dmv/detail/vr/vr_info#BM2517

rossRallen | 27 août 2015

Thanks. I'll check it out.

superloud | 27 août 2015

I checked, all these are still available in CA

SMUG FRE (South Park reference)
FARTS OK (cuz nobody can be ZERO emissions, right??)
THX MUSK
MUSKYSX (pronounced Musky's X)
RUNONSN
NVR MPTY
FALCONX
Y BURN (dang I actually kind of like that one!)
LAUNCHX
EATMYO2

It's kinda fun playing with that dmv website to see what's taken and still available

grant10k | 27 août 2015

"MUSKYSX (pronounced Musky's X)"

Ha. No it isn't. ;)

ian t.wa.us | 27 août 2015

Ahhh, the power of punctuation, or lack thereof. ;-)

superloud | 28 août 2015

BTRLATE (...than never) is actually available! HA!

SunShineBuildIng | 28 août 2015
NumberOne | 28 août 2015

My F150 has been labelled 'Model X' for nearly three years now. I could not believe that it was still available when I got it, even though it was quite early on.

vandacca | 28 août 2015

Are there any Model-S owners from Ontario, Canada reading this thread? If so, what is the deal with custom license plates? Can you get a green custom license plate? If you can't and replace your plate with a custom one, can you still drive in the car pool lanes with a single occupant?

ernie | 28 août 2015

@rossRallen...like your idea and have thought of that. Wonder how that will look on my pickup? Have not decided what to go for, or even if I should. Wife does not like attention and when she drives to the bank in her car she weaves her way back to work or home looking in her rear view mirror or stand out in any way. Right, then why the dazzling diamond white MB? She also does not like to look austentatious...so same question. Fortunately she does not see these forums...otherwise I would be skinned alive.

paradis | 28 août 2015

In NJ, you can't order vanity plates until the car is registered. You could put them on an existing car like @LeonardD did but it's a hassle to transfer them, particularly if the present car is leased (like my Swapalease car). So I guess I'll have to wait until I have it and hope something good is still available.

georgehawley.fl.us | 28 août 2015

W8 4 ME

rossRallen | 28 août 2015

@ernie. Let's keep our musings secret.

I want a vanity plate but can't bring myself to deal with CA DMV bureaucracy. Three times. I'll wait until I take delivery, or have my wife "gift" me the one I want, thanks to aesculus' advice.

Ross1 | 30 août 2015

What about XLEDOM (MODEL X backwards)

or XALSET (TESLA X backwards)

FUTURE there goes / here comes the future)

larryep | 30 août 2015

seats 7
xfactor
tsla x
bigbutt
xfrunk
modellx
4pt4060
wingedx
modx
xcursion
thexlife
xnation
x
xxxxxxx
lovex
5000lbs
7peps
7xing
xgames
suvon...
timetox
electricx
xthesun

grimusford | 30 août 2015

ih8udie is available in AZ....

georgehawley.fl.us | 30 août 2015

XWNG FTR
RX 4 CO2
XP8 4OIL
XOXO
X4 7
X2 60 N3
LUV MY X
X GT KIA
X OVR Q7
EXCTRA

sbeggs | 30 août 2015

George,
Nice!

superloud | 30 août 2015

I like XALSET

Maybe XAL23T would be better?
That way in anyone's rear view mirror it would almost perfectly read TESLAX

grant10k | 30 août 2015

Speaking of front plates. If you're in a state which does not require front licence plates, can your front plate say whatever you want? It wouldn't be a state tag, just a generic licence tag that says "MODEL X" or whatever.

Ross1 | 30 août 2015

XLR8 accelerate

Red Sage ca us | 30 août 2015

Ross: Many will likely read that as 'exhilarate' if they know anything about the car.

ernie | 30 août 2015

@geo...WA state requires them, but wife has gone plate/commando for 8 years and not a single ticket. I will do the same and maybe after 2-3 tickets...reconsider...does not show up as a moving violation to the best of my understanding. Ticket about $125.

davord | 31 août 2015

Ontario, TESLA MX, #911

Napoleonblownapart | 31 août 2015

Colorado: GASROFL

Ankit Mishra | 31 août 2015

ELECTRIX

georgehawley.fl.us | 31 août 2015

Actually, I have never had a vanity plate and never will but they are fun to think about. I still think about a CA plate: "ABEATER". My wife thought it meant "a beater", Midwest speak for junk car. My interpretation was "abalone eater" (Northern CA sighting where abalone are plentiful. A good design avoids ambiguity.

rxlawdude | 31 août 2015

My wife tells me no one could figure out AMP EATR. It seems so shockingly obvious. :-)

garth | 31 août 2015

STL WTNG
VAPOR X
Q2Q3Q4?
NT DLVRD
SOME DAY
5K 2 WAIT
Y NO X
DELAYD X
WHY ELON
PLS HRRY

EVino | 1 septembre 2015

1S 1X 0E

XPLNR

jpgutridge | 1 septembre 2015

Maryland - "Model X" on my 350Z. I was on the waitlist for X, but ordered a P85D once the AWD was offered.

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