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Old 10-29-2006, 03:51 PM   #61
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Nice observation there Chris, lol
Walk into a Ferrari dealership...you'll see two types of people, ones wearing monacles and ones wearing hawaiian shirts...Just look:


BTW I've never been to a Ferrari dealership, so my reply was solely based on awesome assumptions lol.
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Old 10-29-2006, 07:13 PM   #62
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some of those salesman have to be carefull... its not how they dress that determines anything. ive seen some of the slobbiest people buy bentleys.... usually, some of the least well dressed people are some of the richest, just cuz they dont spend their money on everything...

Obviously not, but it is somewhat of a determining factor...........
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Old 10-30-2006, 01:46 AM   #63
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my dad gets a good reception in his work uniform from the manager of SAAB, Jaguar and BMW in Falmouth (cornwall, uk) mind you, he is a courier!!!
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Old 10-30-2006, 12:57 PM   #64
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Discontinued Ferraris? That's what you were thinking? Oh, ok. I see you're one of those illogical people. You're one of those "make it fit" folks.

My previous Eclipse is king because it can smoke Ferraris, Porsches, Bugattis and professional race cars.

Oh, is that because you have no response to the example of an outgoing ferrari that it could "smoke" as I said?

Yeah, I thought so. So much for being perfect.

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Old 11-07-2006, 06:44 AM   #65
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Wow. I read a forum called elisetalk.com

You should SEE all the problems lotuses have. There's a thread called "problems with your elise?", 7 pages, and every single poster had a problem, then finished by saying that, "other than that, I love the car!"

Where to start...these were the most common problems.

Doors coming unglued

Black ooze coming out of door

Top insulation coming unglued

Tail lights coming unplugged (wtf?)

Spider webs in head lights

Head lights mis-aimed

Speakers falling off

Car stalling

Driver's seat loose (um .. scary)

Paint globs

Washers and bolts falling out of door

One dude found a drill bit in his hood lol

One guy's alarm went off cause of the rain

Windows don't roll up all the way

Radio never works.



Just reading through the topics on maintenance forum...

"Should I worry about a small nut in the fuel tank?"

"Anyone else have issues with the door hinges?"

"Passenger door won't open from outside"

"1 Attachment(s) Failed 2nd Gear Synchro - Warranty Claim Approved (was denied)"

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Brake light won't go off "

"My headlights are burning! WTF?"


Tons more... Just stuff that should NOT be happening in a car, even though they may seem minor.

http://www.elisetalk.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=101

Mind you, these are cars that came out in 05 in the US. I am really reluctant to get one now.

I think I want an 07 mx5 instead.
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Old 11-07-2006, 07:00 AM   #66
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I'm glad you verified my input. People here confuse my personality with misinformation and ignorance. I distribute neither. You may not agree with my view of myself, but I will not give you bullshit info and I will try to make it clear when I am giving my opinion.


Was your BMW wrecked?

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Old 11-07-2006, 09:24 AM   #67
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i think the old elise was better in build quality etc etc than the new one, but i dont think you lot across the pond get them do you?
(im not saying this because bronxie rectified said problems! im just saying off knowledge)
infact, get a Noble M12 GTR, youll be happier!
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Old 11-07-2006, 03:59 PM   #68
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I'm glad you verified my input. People here confuse my personality with misinformation and ignorance. I distribute neither. You may not agree with my view of myself, but I will not give you bullshit info and I will try to make it clear when I am giving my opinion.


Was your BMW wrecked?
Yes, you were right, except I didn't see anything about the engine, (thankfully) but it is just a 2 year old car in the US.

And yes, the BMW is owned. Happened like a week ago but I didn't say anything cause I knew everyone would be like, "LOL THAT'S WHY YOU DON'T GET 18 Y/OS 45K CARS ???" and I wanted to spare myself, but no point in hiding it any more. Here's pics.







^^^ That one pissed me off, cause the idiots decided to put some random debris inside the car, which was perfectly fine (except for 4 air bags being deployed). It just makes it look worse than it is, and my beautiful leather is gonna be ruined (not that it matters lol)



My 17 inch wheels got owned. (It's supposed to come with 16s but they are 17s. Silly BMW)
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Dude...
What did you hit? And how fast were you?
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Dude...
What did you hit? And how fast were you?

It was on a dirty back country road in MA that I was unfamiliar with. Dark, of course, not ideal road conditions (some fog) and I was on a road that turned right and left, each at 90 degree angles.. (no sign) and I went straight, by the time I tried to turn, I couldn't, and I hit a tree. I was going about 35-40.

Managed to control enough of my momentum so that nobody was injured. DEFENSIVE DRIVER FTW
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Old 11-07-2006, 04:39 PM   #71
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Old 11-07-2006, 08:19 PM   #72
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Sorry to hear about the car, Broxie. The main thing is that you're ok (I hope) and the leather interior is ok...
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Old 11-07-2006, 08:49 PM   #73
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Does your insurance cover that?
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Old 11-07-2006, 09:01 PM   #74
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Well...

at least you didnt lie and say you were getting another car because you were bored of the bmw
(even though your rolling in cash )

but that sucks, hope you find something equally good
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Old 11-07-2006, 09:17 PM   #75
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Oh yeah....don't get an Elise....they won't like the trees as much as the Beemer....
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