>>>Did you have to bend them? I noticed that the lower sill is not flat but is actually twisted. I couldn't get them to lay flat in that position. It seems to me that Lotus was hitting the pipe when they designed these things. Plus I can't see what they actually protect down there. My feet never go near that part of the door opening.<<<
I'm still playing around with them...they are made of soft, bendable, formable aluminum so they can be made to conform to contours, no problem. But they do not come preformed.
I consider them a nonfunctional decorative accessory. With heavy scuff exposure they would tend to show marks I would think. The black frame covers are quite scuff resistant as-is...mine seem to wipe clean very easily and I don't feel any stress about them.
I wouldn't be surprised if the Alloy Sill Plates are the same size/shape as the Esprit versions. As in someone called up the supplier and told them to make some that say Elise instead of Esprit. With some minor changes they could be made to fit better and with less confusion and experimentation.
Last edited by Stan; 09-20-2004 at 05:45 AM.