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Hey Everybody
I need picts of Elises with racing stripes... preferable Saffron, but any picts would do. I am trying to make a decision. Also where you could get stripes put on and any basic pricing.

Also the pros and cons...

Any help is appreciated...:bow:

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Modern Wedgie said:
Can't you wait til next week. You'll be able to see one in person ;)
Yeah... I know...:) It's just to motivate me. Now that I don't have a sports car... I am really looking "forward" to the Elise. I am almost positive I am getting stripes, now it is a question of what color and how the stripes look with LLS rims unpainted.

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Modern Wedgie said:
Well, I wont have the wheels painted yet.
When are you doing the stripes? I'd love to see the proccess, maybe I can even help... Let me know.

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Lillie, what color stripes are you gonna do? I vote for BRG.

We may be picking up this striped beauty sometime soon as a replacement for the GT2 :cool:

 

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offroadr35 said:
Lillie, what color stripes are you gonna do? I vote for BRG.

We may be picking up this striped beauty sometime soon as a replacement for the GT2 :cool:

Sweeeeeeeeeeeettttt!
Yeah, umm, since you sold the GT2 and I was unable to check it out at the track, maybe I can check this one out instead? :cool:

Oh, and BRG it is :D
 

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Neil,

Was going to do it tomorrow, but my friend had to cancel. Now we're suppose to do it monday evening. I'd love an extra hand!
 

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MW- are you going with paint or powered coating for the wheels? After seeing all the SY Elise over the weekend thinking about adding stripes too. Post up the pics when it's done.
 

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LarryB said:
MW- are you going with paint or powered coating for the wheels? After seeing all the SY Elise over the weekend thinking about adding stripes too. Post up the pics when it's done.
Larry,
Are you thinking about stripes because you saw lots of SY elises without stripes this weekend and because you want to stand out a little more from the other yellow Elises?

In my case, I want to stand out a little, from all the other SY cars.

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Yeah, suppose this weekend wasn't a fair test. Stripes somewhat to stand out for all the other SY. The CO had them and it looked pretty good. Really hadn't consider it till seeing it in person. Thinking of one BRG down the middle of the front hood only.
 

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Advisory for all of you seeking distinction with stripes:
-- if half of you add stripes, there'll be two distinctions of SY, but no individuality.
-- Therefore, why not add checks instead of stripes. Then you could look distinctively like a really small taxi. :)
 

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AW- your right on that one. That's why I'm only thinking of one strip on only the front of the car. I'll admit spending a hour or two behind 4 SY Elise's behinds have distorted my views. :p
 

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Still Larry, I was only half kidding. Everybody, no matter what their body color, has that flat-black frame around the windshield. I think checks there might look cool. Photoshop anyone?

Now maybe this is a dream, but IIRC there was once a team of rallye cars that had a distinctive wrap of checks, and they looked a little like a taxi but also very mean too. The right size checker pattern might be just the right distinctiveness -- maybe just as a sun-screen along the top edge of glass. Again photoshop might proof it before trying it. :)
 

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Ancient Wedgie said:
Now maybe this is a dream, but IIRC there was once a team of rallye cars that had a distinctive wrap of checks, and they looked a little like a taxi but also very mean too.
I now know I wasn't dreaming, but this model of the 60s Monte Carlo Mini Coopers I just found doesn't carry the impact that I recall.



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I'm not having a lot of luck. This is the best I could find of what I recalled, but in a more recent car and not as good-looking either.

 

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Ancient Wedgie said:
I'm not having a lot of luck. This is the best I could find of what I recalled, but in a more recent car and not as good-looking either.

You aren't thinking of the M3 Lightweight, are you?

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