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View Poll Results: Does your hardtop fit properly?
No, it has a bulge and lots of wind noise... i want a fix! 26 15.85%
No, it didn't fit but Lotus fixed it for free 2 1.22%
Yes, fits fine. 121 73.78%
whachu talkin' bout willus... 15 9.15%
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post #21 of 29 (permalink) Old 07-15-2009, 12:22 PM
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Very nice Bane!

Kinda makes me regret shelling out the dough for the Lotus bracket and hardware.

Do you have any measurements for drilling the holes in the hardtop?

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The Lotus one flexes and doesn't feel sturdy at all, so this one does not flex?
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post #23 of 29 (permalink) Old 07-16-2009, 06:41 AM
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Looks really sturdy. I'm still in.

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Count me in. Sick of my squeaky hardtop. Nothing has worked.
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post #25 of 29 (permalink) Old 01-01-2013, 05:05 AM
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(Back from the archives!)

Bane - are these available?

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Bane - are these available?

Happy New Year!
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I'd like one as well!

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post #29 of 29 (permalink) Old 01-01-2013, 06:11 PM Thread Starter
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Hey guys, Happy New Year!

Sorry this part never made it into production due to high fabrication cost and lack of interest

I could probably replicate it on my own now if someone else locally has a hardtop Elise with a bulging roof. I have a much better tool to use to figure out the angles and amount of material needed.
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