A little miffed,
Spent several hours today making a numberplate mount, I templated it to fix onto 2 x lugs which would mount to the frame. The round bit on the top is the mount for the tail light. this was a bit of a pain as my steel blank was too small, so i had to make this bit seperate and weld the 2 bits together, ground the welds flush so its seamless, happy with that bit.
Tacked the lugs to the frame and stood back for a look:
Sticks out a frikkin mile! its only 7" x 5", so smaller than the UK legal size, but it just sits way too far out. I sat back and took a sip on some beer while I pondered. Got the cardboard template back out the bin and laid it in a different position: