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I’d have never imagined to cross this milestone when I got my Elise but I do enjoy driving it far too much.
 

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Congrats! Celebrate with an oil change, Mobil 1 oil filter and a FilterMag. 1997 Esprit here, just turned 51,000.
 

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Super cool
 

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@David Craig You are my hero!!!!
I feel like a baby!!! Congrats!
Never heard of anyone with so many miles.

I was thinking to open a pool and see how many people are above 100,000 miles but i do not know how to put it up.
 

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On the Elise, an '05 original owner, I'm up to 135,000 miles. On the '03 Esprit I am at 99,250 miles. Pretty soon both of them will be over the 100K mark. Would like to get them both to 200,000 miles.
 

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Just pure awesomeness!
 

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@David Craig You are my hero!!!!
I feel like a baby!!! Congrats!
Never heard of anyone with so many miles.

I was thinking to open a pool and see how many people are above 100,000 miles but i do not know how to put it up.
I'm at around 269,000 km after 10 1/2 years. I can see that I'll pass 300,000 km in perhaps 18 months. I had a 1984 Corolla that I pushed beyond 400,000 km. Hopefully my Elise will top that some day.
 

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Passed 100k in Jan 2019. Just under 107k now. Clutch went out in Oct and just sitting in the garage since. Installing ACT clutch. Along with leaking head gasket I think some valves were bent. So I put on a JCR head, arp studs, and cometic head gasket. Hoping to get it running this weekend.
 

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Clicked 100,000 miles on my 2005 Elise yesterday :) I have now driven the car from San Francisco to Ft Lauderdale by way of Kansas City and Chicago. Got it couple years ago with 54,000 - replaced beltsand all fluids and plugs when I bought it -- since then have done nothing but oil changes and put in better radiator to deal with summer FL temps and replaced the tie-rods and ball joints in the front. Going to do plugs and brake pads in coming weeks and time for front bushings. Had a new clutch when I bought it -- still feels the same as when I got it -- no problems.
Lotus did us right by putting the Toyota motors in these things.
 

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I had some tie rods and bushings replaced too at about 200,000 km. Glad to hear that is normal for higher mileage cars.
 
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