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post #1301 of 2101 (permalink) Old 12-05-2012, 04:30 PM
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eddie i see your sleek gt in the parking lot everyday this week! didnt know you work right next to Montague .

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eddie i see your sleek gt in the parking lot everyday this week! didnt know you work right next to Montague .
Actually, the Lotus Esprit has been at that work site every work day since October 2011.

However, depending on the time of year, I park it in different areas.

In the summer, I park away from trees with a car cover (the area was obscured by trees from Montague, but last week, they cut down the trees for re-landscaping - you can now see it from Montague.

In the fall/winter, I park in direct view of Montague because that's the closest entrance to my office (best when it's raining). And I don't use a car cover in the fall/winter - too much hassle with keeping the car clean (it can go 1-2 weeks without a wash).

It may be heresy but it's a daily driver so I don't wash it if it's going to rain 2 days later. The periodic rain has it out to 'unwashed' for 3 weeks now - I may have to do it this weekend regardless.

I got nearly 14K miles in 14 months - even in the daily commute, I have alot of fun with the car; the most fun car I've ever owned.

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Actually, the Lotus Esprit has been at that work site every work day since October 2011.

However, depending on the time of year, I park it in different areas.

In the summer, I park away from trees with a car cover (the area was obscured by trees from Montague, but last week, they cut down the trees for re-landscaping - you can now see it from Montague.

In the fall/winter, I park in direct view of Montague because that's the closest entrance to my office (best when it's raining). And I don't use a car cover in the fall/winter - too much hassle with keeping the car clean (it can go 1-2 weeks without a wash).

It may be heresy but it's a daily driver so I don't wash it if it's going to rain 2 days later. The periodic rain has it out to 'unwashed' for 3 weeks now - I may have to do it this weekend regardless.

I got nearly 14K miles in 14 months - even in the daily commute, I have alot of fun with the car; the most fun car I've ever owned.
great to know that you are enjoying the car! So am I! Hope to see you at the gglc dinner this saturday.

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great to know that you are enjoying the car! So am I! Hope to see you at the gglc dinner this saturday.
Sorry - won't be there.

I was a GGLC member for a full year, but never got a chance to hang out with the GGLC folks (my wife keeps me on a short leash).

Will probably renew my membership - I like the newsletter, but keep forgetting to do it (expired in November)

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Red Evora parked about 1-2 times a month in my buildings parking lot in Menlo Park off of Linfield Dr. I am on the Storm Titanium Elise, say hi next time won't you?!
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White Elise on Montague Expy and Lick Mill Blvd, Santa Clara (or San Jose?) yesterday at 12:30pm.


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White Elise on Montague Expy and Lick Mill Blvd, Santa Clara (or San Jose?) yesterday at 12:30pm.


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That was me. I waved!
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That was me. I waved!
I waved too! I couldn't see if you did.

I was just asking someone at the GGLC dinner if it was him, as he has a white one too. He said he's on Montague every day!
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I waved too! I couldn't see if you did.

I was just asking someone at the GGLC dinner if it was him, as he has a white one too. He said he's on Montague every day!
That's right Jon I'm on 101 880 montague Monday to Friday


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That's right Jon I'm on 101 880 montague Monday to Friday


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My route is Capitol Expressway-680 South- Montague Monday-Friday

FYI I have seen a gray Elise parked at Qualcomm on Junction Avenue (1/2 mile from my work). Of course, with Dietschwerkes another mile down the street, Lotus cars are common in this area.

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My route is down the 101, off Montague to my company on the corner of N First St.

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).Of course, with Dietschwerkes another mile down the street, Lotus cars are common in this area.
"Lotus cars are common in this area" is not a phrase that gets said very often! lol

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That's right Jon I'm on 101 880 montague Monday to Friday
Well don't forget to wave if you see me. Remember, I'm the white Asian guy!
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Spotted a orange elise in the parking lot across from alice's restaurant this morning/early afternoon.
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black or storm titanium elise with angel eyes cruising with me and my friend's evora all the way from Wolf - 280 - 880 and waved, you probably didn't see me waving cuz my windows are tinted. it was fun

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Yellow Elise getting wet in the rain on Middlefield/San Antonio cross-street in Palo Alto at 1:40pm.


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Silver Elise w/black soft top crossing Castro on 24th just now (7pm)


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Saw a chrome orange Elise with hardtop on peninsula ave in Burlingame around 12:50 today. Anyone from here?

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Orange Elise in Santa Clara on Montague tuning left on to Mission College at 11:15am today.


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saw a blue topless elise in petaluma Jan 1st.

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