For sale: 2005 Lotus Elise Storm Titanium / Black interior
All maintenance items are performed, there is no near term maintenance need except for wearables like brake, tire, engine oil (every 7500 miles), brake fluid (every year). The Toyota drivetrain is very reliable and never had problem.
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90,120 (mostly freeway commuting) miles
N. California car, 2nd owner, purchased from original owner at 12,000 miles.
Touring package with leather, power window, base wheel.
Never seen snow, road salt, etc. Never left California since I bought it.
Most preventative maintenance performed recently, just change oil, brake fluid in a year.
Nonsmoker, no pets either. Mature driver.
2 original keys/fobs and extra key base, immobilizer info, original manuals, case, tools and extra lug bolt adapter available.
Full maintenance record available.
No CEL, no warning light.
New all-aluminum radiator installed.
Clutch in good condition
Clean title in hand, no accident, great cosmetics.
Original starshield protection film intact.
Does not consume oil, does not smoke on cold start. Car is strong as day I bought it.
No oil leaks. Diffuser is dry on the inside.
New serpentine belt
AC runs cold.
Base stock wheels. All centercap intact.
New Bridgestone RE-71R rear tires (goes through 2 rears for 1 set of fronts).
Base Bilstein shock, no leaks; sport Bilstein shock available/included (about 0.5” lower).
Enhancements (refer to Lotustalk.com or google for benefits)
Janspeed stage 2 exhaust installed. I do not find it to drone. Stock muffler available (won't fit in car)
Sport cat installed, stock cat available. (might fit in trunk) Passed CA smog test every time. (CA no longer have sniffer test)
Two soft tops with 2 sets of stays, including protective case/bag. Original soft top* is fully lined, another is not lined; does not make much difference in sound/noise. *Steel cable is replaced new for longevity.
Stebel horns installed.
Polycarbonate rear windshield protector. Protects rear windshield from flying rock damage when roof off.
Goodrich stainless steel brake lines.
Fumoto oil valve installed. Use mostly Mobil 1 Turbo Diesel Truck 5W-40 or Shell Rotella T6 5W-40 full synthetic oil.
Powerflex polyurethane engine motor mounts (at all 3 points). Reversible to stock.
Cup holder installed
LED bulb in tail lights, front turn indicators.
Fujita CAI with extra filter available. Stock airbox installed. (need for smog test visual test)
Wired for dashcam power behind rearview mirror. The mini dashcam (included) is inconspicuous.
Wired for Valentine one remote unit. V1 mounts at rear glass, out of sight. V1/remote not included.
Wired for 12V socket upfront, near stereo
Odyssey PC925 battery with mounts.
Smaller rearview mirror.
Sony digital media player headunit; stock Blaupunkt available.
Infinity 75Wx4 amplifier.
Pioneer powered subwoofer installed behind driver seat.
Polk audio 2-way speakers (5 1/4 front/ 6 1/2 rear) with crossover.
PIAA silicone windshield wiper. They last very long time, but just buy refill when replacing.
Tinted side windows
Sector111 lidbone (holds up engine hood and prevent overextending)
Sector111 bootie (trunk compartment divider)
Sector111 shower cap (covers windshield/top when roof off)
Weathershield custom fit outdoor car cover (used ~10 times, excellent condition)
Exterior/interior maintained with Zaino products (ZCS, Z-AIO, Z2, Z5, claybar, Leather in a bottle, etc).
Regularly checked rear toe link nut torque.
Annual brake/clutch fluid change with ATE Type 200 fluid.
Redline synthetic MT-90 for transmission fluid. (fluid is checked to be clean) 6 year change interval.
New Ferodo DS2500 Front, Porterfield R4-S Rear brake pads.
New all-aluminum radiator, coolant replaced with Toyota red coolant (factory fill), coolant good for 4 years.
Iridium spark plugs.
New serpentine belt.
Common fix / mod / recall items
Oil cooler line recall performed, oil cooler replaced new by dealer.
ECM VIN recall done (it properly stores VIN in ECM).
A/C drainage hole TSB performed
Gear shift frame stiffen mod done (Stiffens wobbly shifter)
Clutch pedal mod done (improve pedal travel, improves shift timing)
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