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Anti Photo License Plate Cove

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by taco@you123, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. Jan 20, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    taco@you123

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    what do u guys think of these, do they work? and r they legal in arizona?

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  2. Jan 20, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    chris4x4

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    They dont work. Try it. Put it on, and take a pic from a different angle. Mythbusters did a special on them, and they didnt work for them. I took some photos of a buddies plate, in which I couldnt see the plate, but the camera did.
     
  3. Jan 20, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    tarheelfan_08

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    Nice! Where did you get it? And how much??
     
  4. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:00 PM
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    kvnhlstd

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    Whats the website and how much??? I read that AZ is trying to get these plate covers outlawed. I think the statute says something about covers must be clear and not tinted. As far as if they work??? Plenty of cameras here to test it on!!!!
     
  5. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    TaKohal

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    Yeah it doesn't work its just one of those gimmics... mythbusters tried a bunch of different things even a lambo to out speed the camera. It doesn't work, maybe on daily cameras but the cameras they use will pick up the plate.
     
  6. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    JimBeam

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    if i saw you with that and couldnt read your entire plate i'd stop you just to check it out

    concealment many times screams "PROBLEM"
     
  7. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    they're all over the internet sold at like `$29.00`
     
  8. Jan 20, 2009 at 8:03 PM
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    I have a buddy who bought reflective tape the same color as his plate and added lines to distort the numbers and letters. I also have a friend who is an idiot... he covers his face with his visor and hand when he rolls through the camera zone.
     
  9. Jan 20, 2009 at 11:46 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    In California, it wouldn't matter. The owner of the car gets the ticket. If it wasn't them driving they have to provide who it was or the ticket is still theirs.
     
  10. Jan 20, 2009 at 11:47 PM
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    josh3972000

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    There is also the spray on type.
     
  11. Jan 20, 2009 at 11:48 PM
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    im telling you...things like this are just asking for trouble...

    i bet if you check the local laws...concealment of the plate (and this can be articulated as such in court) is PROBABLY illegal

    and even if its not...it could still be articulated as probable cause for a traffic stop...which would just add more headaches to your day
     
  12. Jan 21, 2009 at 1:20 AM
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    For red light cameras, I've found out that stopping works pretty well. I haven't gotten a ticket yet.:)
     
  13. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:10 AM
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    x2... Don't break traffic laws and you won't have a problem :thumbsup:
     
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    These aren't red light cameras. AZ likes to put up cameras along the freeways (101 and I-17)

    The licence plate covers do NOT work. Just slow down to the speed limit when coming up to them and just speed up when you pass them.:)
     
  15. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:15 AM
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    Nada, Zip, Zilch, Nothing
    ^^
    Good point. In Tucson, they have mobile speed cameras... usually set them up near schools.
     
  16. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:18 AM
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    These are in a fixed position. They also have the mobile ones, but these are actual cameras that are usually right around corners or under overpasses.

    Hell...they even have them now in Fountain Hills on Shea Blvd.:mad:
     
  17. Jan 21, 2009 at 4:07 AM
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    grrr...
    put the tail gate down... :washing:

    but fuck all that noise... even if you do speed your only saving about a minute off of what you would do if you did speed limit. if you HAVE to save time. you better go over 130.... :confused:
     
  18. Jan 21, 2009 at 4:46 AM
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    ^^
    He's right. You'll only save a minute or two... I laugh my ass of at the people doing 65-70 on my way home from work (limit is 55 on the highway). They always seem to end up at the same stoplights that I do...
     
  19. Jan 21, 2009 at 5:32 AM
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    As stated before, mythbusters tried it and it failed.
     
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