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July 25 - Payment received, Transport arranged. Thanks @nothau and @kfennell !!!
2005 Lotus Elise
--- THE GOOD ---
Excellent Condition
Ardent Red with Biscuit [tan] Interior
Touring Package
Oil line recall done
Original Manual, Tools, 2 fobs (1 original, 1 NuKey)
Both Hard and Soft Tops
Black LSS wheels 16x6.5, 17x7.5
Toyo R888 195/50, 225/45, tread getting thin
26,4xx miles
Clean CarFax and CA Title
Numerous functional and aesthetic upgrades - details below
Well Maintained
Serious inquiries, please... Asking $38,500
sizzleonefive at gmail DOT com

--- THE BAD ---
Tire tread getting thin, especially the rears

--- THE UGLY --- (willl add pics)
A few small bubbles at front of crash pad
The usual scrapes under the front of the clam

HISTORY
Owner 1
-Oil line recall done
-Nitron NTR Single-adjustable shocks & 450/600 lb. Eibach springs
replacing OE Bilstein coilovers at 19k miles - Originals available
-new R888 tires at 17.5k miles
-Had some damage to underside of front clam

Owner 2
-Bought the car at a dealer
-Had front clam repaired & StarShield replaced at Mulholland Motorsports
-Added AutoMeter Oil Temp gauge
-Put on the following from InoKinetic / Sector 111…
--SonicFury OG exhaust $800, Eliminator Panel $99 -Originals avail​
--DS Brace for rear toe links $300 done @ InoKinetic; Aligned;​
OE end links available​
--gPAN3 baffled oil pan -Original NLA​
--Trunk Bootie & Console Bag​
-Put on APR Splitter
-Soft Top reupholstered (now in bag)
-Got Color-matched Hardtop
-Had Headliner, Seat Inserts, Door Card Inserts professionally
reupholstered in matching Alcantara suede
-Added a layer of DynaMat behind the seats
-Replaced OE head unit with new JVC - Original NLA
-Replaced battery and mount with Deka ETX20L and RLS mount
-Replaced OE 12v outlet with USB/Voltmeter
-Ran a lead for charger, back from battery to above license plate
-Coolant flushed at 20.7k miles with Motul Inugel
-Changed Oil at 23k mi. with Motul X-cess 5W-40; Mobil 1 filter
-One-step polish & ceramic coating

Owner 3 (current owner)
-Learned of availability via Shinoo at InoKinetic
-PPI at InoKinetic
-Bought directly from Owner 2, May 2020; 24,360 mi.
-Service by InoKinetic July 2020 $4k
--Champion radiator, Silicone hoses​
--Toyota Super Long Life coolant​
--Brake Pads G-loc R8​
--Stainless Brake Lines​
--Motul 8068HL Brake Fluid​
--replaced Blower resistor pack​
--Suspension bushings - OEalt; align Toe​
-Nitron shocks, clicks Clockwise from Full Stiff: F 16/25, R 14/25
-InoKinetic MicroMirror
-Removed Visors and Studs - available
-Replaced OE Halogen H1 & H7 w/LEDs
-Replaced Head unit w/BlueTooth Sony XAV-AX5000; Apple CarPlay &
Android Auto; 2 USB leads for Phone/Thumb drive routed to dash bag;
Mic at top of LHS A-pillar; PO’s JVC unit available
-Extracted and extended Alarm antenna - fob works better
-Replaced PO USB socket w/US spec +12v w/better USB insert
-Hit debris on freeway with Splitter, damaging it & underside of clam;
clam repaired at Mulholland Motorsports; new PPF
-Replaced Transaxle fluid w/RedLine MTL 75w80
-Reset Throttle pedal height, moved Brake pedal to right: easier heel & toe
-Adjusted Brake light switch to switch immediately
-Have had the usual small scrapes under the front clam

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All electronics work well, including Alarm and Immobilizer.
The Sony head unit works with Bluetooth and has two USB dongles in the dash tray bag, one for Phone/Thumb drive etc, the other (just for) Thumb drive etc. The screen is big enough to occlude the driver's view of the HVAC controls, so I added a reminder label.

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The wheels are in nice shape - have pics.

Here are the scraped areas under the front clam, just touched up, LHS and RHS.

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Here are the small bubbles above the dash.

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Undertrays are clean.

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And I've just paid the registration, $426.
 

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One thing I forgot... Owner #2 (before me) put in a baffle in front of the RHS Oil Cooler - to limit the overcooling which these cars tend to have. All connections are still in place and the LHS cooler is fully functional. -S
 

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