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UPDATE
I am afraid to report that my Elise has found its new owner.
Good luck with your search; It'll be worth it!
--Phillip

I think it's time to let my love go. I purchased this Elise from a member in NJ last March and have loved every day of ownership, but now I'm about to move to a dirt road and I can't bring myself to drive the car down the road.

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2006
Lotus Elise
Canyon Red Exterior, Black Interior
21,000 Miles as of 5/28/2020
$34,500 (Updated 6/29/2020)

Stereo:
Eclipse Head Unit
MiniDSP with Dirac Live - C-DSP 8x12 DL
JL HD900/5 Amplifier - JL Audio HD Series HD900/5 5-channel car amplifier 100 watts RMS x 4 at 4 ohms + 500 watts RMS x 1 at Crutchfield
Audio Frog GS40 Front Speakers - Audiofrog GS40 GS Series 4" midrange car speakers (pair) at Crutchfield
Boston Acoustic SC50 Rear Speakers
13" Stealth Sub Behind Seats

Accessories:
Sector 111 Trunk Organizer
Sector 111 Lid Bone (?) Thing
Cover Craft Custom Fit Car Cover
Soft Top

Service:
Oil Changed at 17k
Air Filter Changed at 20k
Fast Blinker Repaired With New Relay at 19,000
Rear tires just replaced

History:
Bought from a member in NJ.
No known accidents.
Headliner was sagging when car was purchased. Repaired with new liner at 17,000 miles.

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Updated price and details. I forgot to mention the soft top.
 

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Here's a measurement of the audio improvement from the DSP.
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All cleaned up today.
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The car is with me in southern California.
 

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Is it garaged?
It was garaged religiously by the prior owner. I didn't have reliable garage space so I bought a $300 car cover instead.
 

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Have you considered a GoFundMe to pave the road? I'll throw in some cash.

The right up on your journey home from NJ last year inspired me to do some longer distance travel in my Elise this past summer. I haven't gone cross country but maybe someday.

Glad you put some miles on it. Good luck with your sale
 
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Have you considered a GoFundMe to pave the road? I'll throw in some cash.

The right up on your journey home from NJ last year inspired me to do some longer distance travel in my Elise this past summer. I haven't gone cross country but maybe someday.

Glad you put some miles on it. Good luck with your sale
Lol at the go fund me!

This car makes me smile every time I see it, and more so when I drive it. My wife keeps telling me to keep it and just drive it down the fort road but I can't bring myself to do that. I'm going to be bummed to see it go, but I have to much love for it to beat it up.

I'll happily post specific photos if anyone wants to see anything.
 

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Current mileage is 20,800 mi. I drove down into Northridge for a meeting today. This car is awesome.
 

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Another payment made, another price drop.
 

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Are you still in SoCal?
What is the new price ?
I am in San Pedro would like to see the car
Thanks paul
310-347-7037
Please call
Paul, I am up in Ridgecrest, about 2.5 hours North of you. I used to come down and have breakfast at the Pacific Diner.

The new price is $35.5k, I just keep updating the original post.
 

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Responses just sent to Paul and Dhru via text. Sorry for the delay!

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Here are some exterior pictures from this morning.
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I'll go back out and take a couple interior pictures, though it doesn't look particularly different than many others. LOL

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Here are interior photos. You can see the Eclipse HU, the Audiofrog fronts, Boston rears, and the sub behind the seats. You can also see the cup holder...'

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And apparently I scraped the lip at some point. It's about the size of a dime and I'm fully bummed.

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The AC blows nice and cold. It's about time for the soft top, or topless, but I don't really like my options for storing the hard top. Having a family makes that risky. Anyhow, it's still here and available.

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I forgot to mention that I have the original window sticker too! LOL
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