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Salvaged Beast
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Vehicle Name Salvaged Beast
Year 2005
Make Lotus
Model Elise
Color Graphite Grey
Packages Sports
2005 Lotus Elise
2005 Lotus Elise 2005 Lotus Elise 2005 Lotus Elise
History I don't know how how many owners my car has had prior to me. I do know however it is a salvaged title elise. Both clams front and rear were toast in an accident (accident unknown), but I did get to look over the vehicle prior to repairs, and the frame was flawless. All repairs were done well, and the car all in all looks great. However it was purchased with the intent to be an autox fun car that I would enjoy building and didn't have any desire to sell.
BOE Marque Mirrors
Light tint on windows
Turn signal delete

Planned Mods that will occur this year:
All Mesh Grill package
BOE Clam Tilt kit
Full silver polish of OEM Lotus Cup Wheels
LEDs of rear tail lights
LEDs for turn signal lights
Rear quarter panel protective skins for rock chips.

Future mods:
Wider fenders
Front air dam modification
Rear spoiler - custom design for Auto X.

Planned changes:
Full stereo package, with amp and 8" subwooofer.
LED dials for boost/AFR
LEDs for floor lighting
Riceburner Display cluster change
Harness bar and 4 pt seat belts for AutoX
Redo 05 seat cushioning for better support

In-Car Entertainment
JVC KD series DVD deck
5 channel Digital ARC Series amp
Memphis front component 5.25" speakers
Morel rear 6.5" component speakers
Rockford Fosgate 8" dual voice coil sub in custom built box

Under the Hood
2zz with the following "updates planned" (the work starts this winter):

Lightly ported intake and exhaust to match gaskets
Eibach Valve springs
Supertech/Ferrera valves
Stage 2 Piper cams
Forcefed Exhaust manifold
Borg Warner EFR 6253 turbo
Personally designed W/A intercooler set up (Modified ice box design)
Target: 350 whp, and 280 wtq
Personally made motor mounts

Currently: ACT HDSS Clutch...but I want to switch back the the ACT 6 button Ceramic Sprung disc.
Custom made Magnaflow exhaust, but really want a BWR Silent touch again.

Penske D/A with the 500/700 spring set up.
BWR Hardcore front sway bar
Sector111 Camber adjustments
Half link rear tie rods (Can't recall if they are BOE or Sector)

Wheel and Tire
Daily driver:
Lotus Cup 5 spoke wheels polished out to a high polish silver (Were originally black)
Tires: Currently in front Z2s (225/45/16), rears will be swapped out for a higher treadwear compound. (255/40/17)

Team Dynamic 1.2s:
Fronts: 15x8 running Hankook RS-3 V2
Rears: 17x9 Running Hankook RS-3 V2 (Thanks to Fred at BWR for providing the wheel/tire set up)
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