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I am 71 on the waiting list at Star in Houston, so I wasn't expecting an Elise any time soon. WRONG! I got a call from Wally yesterday. He had a customer back out on a car which is configured almost as I would have ordered it. The car is already at the dealership. Now, Wally could have offered it anybody at a markup, but he didn't. He went up his waiting list offering it at MSRP. Fortunately, nobody in line in front of me wanted it! WooHoo!!! As soon as I can get to Houston, it will be mine. It is magnetic blue with touring and hardtop. It has black leather and I probably would have ordered biscuit. No big deal.

I cannot say enough about Wally and Star. A real class act!

Now I need to go make some room in the garage!:cool:
 

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Wow... this is an awesome holiday tale to warm the hearts of young ones the world over. Congrats!

They actually waded through the list to get to your waiting #71 when it would have been easier for them to just park it on the showroom for added markup.. that's awesome.

Try not to shed a grateful tear when you pick up the keys. Hell, I would.
 

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Dude that's awesome, congrats (I'm jealous)
 

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I am 71 on the waiting list at Star in Houston, so I wasn't expecting an Elise any time soon. WRONG! I got a call from Wally yesterday. He had a customer back out on a car which is configured almost as I would have ordered it. The car is already at the dealership. Now, Wally could have offered it anybody at a markup, but he didn't. He went up his waiting list offering it at MSRP. Fortunately, nobody in line in front of me wanted it! WooHoo!!! As soon as I can get to Houston, it will be mine. It is magnetic blue with touring and hardtop. It has black leather and I probably would have ordered biscuit. No big deal.

I cannot say enough about Wally and Star. A real class act!

Now I need to go make some room in the garage!:cool:
That is great and amazing. I am very happy for you. I wish more dealers ( /cough/ LOA /cough/ ) felt the same way about customer service. :rolleyes:
 

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Congrats! What a great dealer!

GroundLoop, that picture is simply priceless!
 

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Congratulations!!!!
And now your dealership will be put on LCUSA's nice list and they will never see another car! Only the disreputable dealers are given the bulk of new cars :rolleyes:
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Wally runs the most honest dealership I've ever seen. We in Houston are lucky to have an enthusiast like him in charge at Star Motorcars.

John
 

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I'm too old to believe in fairly tales. I suppose there really is an Easter Bunny and Santa Claus, as well?? ;)

Congrats. By the way, the black interior is a much better choice with Magnetic Blue than biscuit, in my opinion.
 

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That's really cool, congratulations, you should go out and buy a lottery ticket ! ;) :clap:
 

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Sadly, I don't think I can get to Houston for another 2 weeks.:( It's funny, a few days ago I was content to wait another 6 or 9 months for an Elise. Now, waiting a week or two is driving me crazy!:crazyeyes
 

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The real definition of an 'early elise surprise' is when you get up in the morning and find someone has stolen it.
 

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Im number 18 in line at the Collection in FL and got a message on my machine at noon on 11/3...just said to please call about my Elise. I work nights so I was asleep when he called...tried to return the call at 4pm the same day but had to leave a message. By 10AM the next day, when I finally got through to my salesman, he said they had a couple of cars for sale and they had called everyone on the list but they are sold already. I was too heartbroken to ask what color combo's they were. But at least they called the peeps on the list.
 

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One more week to wait. I just made my airline reservations to fly to Houston next Thursday to drive my new Elise home:clap:
 

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JimNOLA said:
One more week to wait. I just made my airline reservations to fly to Houston next Thursday to drive my new Elise home:clap:
what color is your car?
 
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