California Black Plate T-Shirt!

Black Plate T-Shirt

The other day we announced that we are going to start offering a new t-shirt design every week. The first shirt was well received, but some of you requested something with a bit more color. Well, we came up with this fun play on California black plate cars. You may think the whole black plate thing is silly or you might be right on board, but either way this is a great shirt for any car guy. They only cost $15 + $3.50 shipping and you can order them below. We have added options for international shipping and larger sizes. Hurry though because we are only going to accept orders for the next 48 hours!

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  1. Rick Wilkins

    ya know, CA is making black plates again!

  2. jim s

    that is a nice idea for a shirt. i wonder what next weeks design will be. thanks

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      Thanks Jim! If anyone has any clever ideas for next week’s shirt please send them in. If we use it, we will send you a few shirt.

  3. Heath

    Very cool…I have an original black plate car, a 69 mach 1 428scj ram air car. Built, sold, and lived in San Jose for 31 yrs until I drug it back to Boise Id.

    Next weeks shirt should be SEMA related. ;)

    • Jeff Staff

      Not a bad idea…keep ’em coming!

  4. OhU8one2

    Keep those t-shirts coming. Most of my closet is filled with old,greasy,stained t-shirts. It’s time to update. How do I find out if my order will be processed? This shirt is a must have.

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      If you completed the checkout through PayPal, then you should be good to go.

  5. Gary

    Outstanding shirt design, my ’65 Skylark has the original black plates from day one. I will have to have one of these shirts!

  6. Chris A.

    Summers Brothers “Golden Rod” LSR. Prior to restoration, the car was actually a “barn find”.

  7. Rspcharger Rspcharger

    can we somehow order both this & the barn find shirt together and save a little on shipping?

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      Go ahead and order and we will refund you a couple of bucks from the shipping.

  8. Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

    We are going to close this week’s ordering for shirts in about an hour, so hurry if you want this or the BF logo shirt. Thanks.

  9. Tundra/BMW Guy

    Keep up the designs! The first two just don’t really do anything for me plus my Wife says I have far too many shirts already. But, rest assured, I am not above ignoring that opinion and ordering something that strikes me!! Hopefully the next one will click because I do want one, just not ones I won’t wear. (not saying anything negative about the designs)

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      Sounds good! We are planning to release a new design every week so hopefully we will be able to make something for everyone. Let us know if you have any ideas of things you would like to see. Thanks!

  10. L.M.K.

    I’m 6’5”….I usually need tall sizes when ordering T shirts…. What is the length of these shirts…in XL ?

    Sorry , but it makes a big difference to us tall guys….

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      The XL shirts have a 31″ length. We could print up a couple of talls, but it looks like the shirts cost about $5 more and they only come in grey, red, or blue. Let me know if you’d like to go that route. Thanks!

  11. Tundra/BMW Guy

    Hey, I’m in the same boat with L.M.K. being 6’4″. I too experience the same problem. I either end up with a tent or a spandex looking thing!

  12. L.M.K.


    Please sign me on for an XL Tall in blue !!

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      I just sent you an invoice for one XL tall in blue. Thanks!

  13. L.M.K.

    Jesse, thanks….Pymt. completed….

  14. Ross Campbell

    Please do another batch. I want one in XL!

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      We will let you know if we do Ross.

  15. Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

    These are currently at the printer and scheduled to be shipped out next Wednesday. Thanks!

  16. Steve

    OK guys! What is the big deal with ‘black plates’ from California? Are they like really good raisins? lol The right coast would like to know. Thanks.

  17. Gary

    I received the two shirts today, they look great and I’m very happy they are the Gildan brand and 100% cotton. The wife and I will wear these proudly next Spring.
    Maybe there will be another BF shirt soon that I or “we” cannot live without?
    Thank You!

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Staff

      I’m glad you like them Gary! We will continue to crank them out and hopefully we come up with another one that catches your eye. Thanks for your support!

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