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    Default V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    Here are some shots of my V1 installed in a Lotus Elise. I can't tell you how many times I've been told the unit is mounted backwards. I like having it near my head - makes it easier to hear it with the top off and easy to pull down in a hurry.



    Here's the unit as shown from the back. When I want to hide it, I simply throw a ball cap over it.



    As seen from out the front.



    Here's the remote display near my left knee when driving.


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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    ttime4four man that look sick, I really like your ride. I see that you live down in Portland I go there alot my wife and I to get away.

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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    Nice looking pictures and install. How is the V1 installed or strapped down?

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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    sick car man! I drove one at a track day a few years ago and thought I was gonna piss sideways for a week!

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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    Great looking ride and innovative install.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Enjoy your ride.

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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    Quote Originally Posted by chawski View Post
    sick car man! I drove one at a track day a few years ago and thought I was gonna piss sideways for a week!
    I currently have it fitted with a black zip tie which allows me to put it on/pull it off very easily. The power cord keeps it from moving a lot.

    I'm planning on getting the bracket painted black to make the install a bit more stealthy -- then I will try some 3M Dual Lock (like an advanced velcro).

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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    you should just cover it so u dont have to pop it down

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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    how did you mount that? or what mount is it? any close ups?

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    Default Re: V1 install in a Lotus Elise (with remote display)

    Quote Originally Posted by muledoe1 View Post
    how did you mount that? or what mount is it? any close ups?
    It's mounted on a bracket specifically made for the Lotus Elise. An enthusiast on the boards had a bunch made up and sold them to other forum members and it's similar to this one. In the third photo you can see the silver bracket - it uses existing holes in the panel.

    I have since painted the bracket black and I'm using 3M Dual Lock to hold it down.

 

 

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