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2008 Exige S240
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Discussion Starter · #1 · (Edited)
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

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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2008 Exige S240
85 Posts
Discussion Starter · #2 ·
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.


The wheels are in nice shape - have pics.

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



Here are the small bubbles above the dash.


Undertrays are clean.



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

2008 Exige S240
85 Posts
Discussion Starter · #7 ·
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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