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Forum: Lotus Cars For Sale   09-11-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,109
Posted By Trick Wheels
Your car is really nice. I'm trying hard to get...

Your car is really nice. I'm trying hard to get my friend interested. You can lead a horse to water...
Forum: Lotus Elise   09-02-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,212
  Sticky: ELISE PHOTOS
Views: 386,155
Posted By Trick Wheels
2011 Lotus Elise SCs

https://ibb.co/NxLbdZW
https://ibb.co/pLFrpLz
Forum: Lotus Exige   08-14-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,358
Posted By Trick Wheels
Harix rocks!

Harix is my favorite mechanic.

He is so thorough!

He has done work on both of my cars. His alignments are perfection!

We are so lucky to have him here in So. Cal.

Thanks, buddy!
Forum: Lotus Elise   07-05-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,212
  Sticky: ELISE PHOTOS
Views: 386,155
Posted By Trick Wheels
Saw this 2019 Elise Cup 250 online. I WISH I...

Saw this 2019 Elise Cup 250 online.

I WISH I could buy a brand-new Cup 250 in the U.S.A.

Man, to be able to go to the dealership and buy a brand-new special-order color (Dodge Plum Crazy) would...
Forum: Lotus Cars For Sale   05-25-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,527
Posted By Trick Wheels
I got all excited about this car, then realized...

I got all excited about this car, then realized it was a post from 2015 :(

Isn't there a way sold car posts (and sold parts posts) could either get deleted or go into a "sold" category?

Is it...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-17-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,193
Posted By Trick Wheels
You are correct, for a quick street car,...

You are correct, for a quick street car, supercharging is great! Especially if it came from the factory with a supercharger (yeah - all 238 U.S. Elise SCs).

If we are talking maximum performance,...
Forum: Lotus Elise   05-16-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,193
Posted By Trick Wheels
SC vs. NA

I own two 2011 Elise SCs. Both have Cup airboxes and Lotus Stage 3 exhaust systems. Otherwise they are stock.

The 2011 Lotus brochure states a 0-60 m.p.h. time of 4.3 seconds and 0-100 in 10.8...
Forum: Parts For Sale   05-11-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By Trick Wheels
Hi, I'm interested, but would like to see it....

Hi,
I'm interested, but would like to see it. Are you in L.A.?
Thx,
Tim
Forum: Cars for sale (not Lotus)   05-11-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,224
Posted By Trick Wheels
Sold

Car sold a long time ago. Don't know how to delete.
Forum: California Region   05-01-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 624
Posted By Trick Wheels
Hi, My name is Tim. I live in L.A. (Irwindale) ...

Hi,
My name is Tim. I live in L.A. (Irwindale)

Every other Saturday morning, I go to a local Cars & Coffee in La Canada (actual address is: 1919 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale, CA 91208 - 6:00 - 9:00...
Forum: Official Recalls   03-10-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Trick Wheels
Everything went out today. Now, I have nothing -...

Everything went out today. Now, I have nothing - no electroluminescent display, no speedo, no tach, no display. They all worked fine this morning when I drove it. Then, this afternoon, I decided I...
Forum: Official Recalls   03-04-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Trick Wheels
Thank you for your help, San. I appreciate it.

Thank you for your help, San. I appreciate it.
Forum: Official Recalls   03-04-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Trick Wheels
D'oh! No, seriously, I checked it. Wish...

D'oh!

No, seriously, I checked it.

Wish it was that...

Thx!
Forum: Official Recalls   03-02-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Trick Wheels
San, I plugged both of my Lotus VINs in to the...

San,
I plugged both of my Lotus VINs in to the NHTSA site, but got no results for either one.

It stated both times, "The VIN you entered cannot be processed at this time. If the VIN was entered...
Forum: Official Recalls   03-02-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,046
Posted By Trick Wheels
Electroluminescent Display Out

Hi,
The electroluminescent display has gone out on my 2011 Elise. I was told by my parts man that the later Elises, like mine, have sealed displays and it is going to cost over $1,000.00 to replace...
Forum: Lotus Cars Wanted   02-18-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,245
Posted By Trick Wheels
Hi, FYI: if you are interested, I have an...

Hi,
FYI: if you are interested, I have an update for your spreadsheet.

I have Certificates of Provenance for both of my 2011 Elise SCs. With the CoP, you get a letter that breaks down your car by...
Forum: Lotus Cars Wanted   02-18-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,047
Posted By Trick Wheels
Congratulations, Dave! Stoked for you! ...

Congratulations, Dave!

Stoked for you!

That Elise looks beautiful! And super-low miles!

Best of luck with it,
Tim
Forum: Lotus Elise   02-14-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,201
Posted By Trick Wheels
I, too, lust after a McLaren F1. It is my...

I, too, lust after a McLaren F1. It is my favorite car of all time.

I think of my Elises as being the next best thing, though. I love them so much.

That said, I would really like to see a...
Forum: Lotus Cars Wanted   01-31-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By Trick Wheels
Wanted: Bare Elise/Exige Aluminum Chassis So. Cal.

Hi,
If anyone in So. Cal. (or, possibly, No. Cal.) has a bare Elise / Exige monocoque (chassis) for sale, I would be interested in purchasing it. Especially if you have a title, too.

Please...
Forum: Lotus Exige   01-11-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 829
Posted By Trick Wheels
Hi, So, I had a headlight go out on one of my...

Hi,
So, I had a headlight go out on one of my cars. I went on Amazon and bought a pair of GP Thunder 7500k H9B 65W bulbs for $16.99 for the pair (including shipping - lol). I laughed and thought,...
Forum: Lotus Cars Wanted   01-04-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,047
Posted By Trick Wheels
Hi, I completely disagree with oldmansan's...

Hi,
I completely disagree with oldmansan's opinion. I live in So. Cal. and drive my supercharged Elises in the hottest conditions. I have never noticed them becoming, "heat soaked," and I drive them...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   12-06-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By Trick Wheels
2008-2011 Lotus Elise SCs

How many 2008-2011 Lotus Elise SCs are left?

Only 268 supercharged Elises were imported to the United States (including special editions) from 2008-2011. This number was verified in a letter to me...
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   09-18-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,526
Posted By Trick Wheels
That kicks ass! Congratulations! Way to...

That kicks ass! Congratulations! Way to represent. Do it again next season!
Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   08-27-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Trick Wheels
New to forums. How do I delete my ad?

Hi,
Yeah, I sold my Mazda MX-5 and would like to delete my ad. I cannot figure out how to do it. Help. Anyone?
TY,
Tim
Forum: Meets and events   08-14-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,053
Posted By Trick Wheels
Is JayEmm coming to Los Angeles?

Hi,
Do you know if JayEmm is coming to L.A.?

I enjoy his videos.

Please have him contact me if he is heading West.

I would like to buy him some tacos. LOL!
Thx!
Tim
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