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So how easy is it to remove the "Lotus" decals on the back of the Elise? Is high-pressure water from a carwash the key?
 

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So how easy is it to remove the "Lotus" decals on the back of the Elise? Is high-pressure water from a carwash the key?
"WOW! Who makes that car?!" -poke-
 

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So how easy is it to remove the "Lotus" decals on the back of the Elise? Is high-pressure water from a carwash the key?
It peels off with a finger nail, clean up with goo gone or adhesive remover.

Get twice the "who makes this car" questions
 

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So how easy is it to remove the "Lotus" decals on the back of the Elise? Is high-pressure water from a carwash the key?
Um, no. Not unless you want the paint to go with it. The Lotus paint does not do well with high pressure water. There is such a thing as an eraser wheel. It is made of rubber and can be attached to a drill. You can buy it at any auto body supply store. Or you can pick at the stuff with your finger nail and try to peel it off. One of my letters is falling off on its own which leads me to believe that removing them will be easy enough.
 

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Make sure you use a coarse wheel !
 

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So you prefer the question "Who makes this car" instead?rotfl
 

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...or "what kind of car is that" or better yet "is that a kit car? :D

A good answer to "Who makes Lotus" is just to answer "Lotus" and leave it at that. Usually leaves them more confused.

Or, just tell them it's a $650,000 Ferrari.
 

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I'm afraid you'll have to live with the questions one way or another.
 

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Funny though... I've never got that question... perhaps my location, Socal?

I get all the other stuff X10... how much? Pics... waves... honks... stares... guy in a Diablo burns out beside me (Nice jackass)...

I hear kids all the time say... "LOOK ITS A LOTUS!!" ;)
 

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So how easy is it to remove the "Lotus" decals on the back of the Elise? Is high-pressure water from a carwash the key?
You'd just be going from the frying pan and into the fire!!

.as even people who've heard of Lotus (and saw "Pretty Woman"[email protected]#) might then question you as to what it is, or hit you with the kit-car question.

I say go in the other direction and get the raised metallic letters like the ones that come with the cup car. Then at least some people will at least know for sure it's a Lotus.

And then go another step further, and order yourself a custom license plate frame that says "please don't ask me what my car is!, it's a Lotus" :wave:
 

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Finger nail (takes a while) and to remove the adhesive and dull finish

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And while you are at it, remove the Elise or Exige also.
 

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My wife has the Saturn Sky Redline (turbo version). I get a lot of people mistaking the Lotus for the Saturn Sky here for some reason. I was thinking perhaps putting Elise lettering instead of Lotus lettering on the back. Still, it seems there's no hope. Sigh.

Anyone selling the vinyl backing?
 

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My wife has the Saturn Sky Redline (turbo version). I get a lot of people mistaking the Lotus for the Saturn Sky here for some reason. I was thinking perhaps putting Elise lettering instead of Lotus lettering on the back. Still, it seems there's no hope. Sigh.

Anyone selling the vinyl backing?
That is the one comment I've heard, once... Lady was telling a friend outside of a mall, "Oh that... that... it's built by Saturn"

But I'm sure it happens more often when I'm not around... "Stupid people, bless their hearts" rotfl
 

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Just tell them "it used to be made by Lotus Development Corporation, but it's now made by IBM" then walk away :D
 
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