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Caligarinet

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About Caligarinet

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    Stafford

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    Elise
  1. Caligarinet

    New Member, coolant loss

    Yup, hope so. Taken her out for a half hour spirited run, no coolant loss and still nice and pink. Just have to keep an eye on it for next week or so.
  2. Caligarinet

    New Member, coolant loss

    Thanks for welcome, mate. Flushed coolant, replaced with OAT, replaced cap. Seems to holding its level for now, but not taken it for a decent run yet. Think next step is sniffer test, if problem persists.
  3. Caligarinet

    New Member, coolant loss

    Hi, 6 years after selling my S1 and regretting it ever since, I’ve managed to pick up an early S2, with 96k on the clock. So with that kind of mileage, kind of expect a few issues. First issue is it seems to be losing coolant, and getting a froth in the expansion tank (as though it’s got fairy liquid in there, no emulsion). Was initially a hissing from cap, so replaced this. No sign of coolant loss anywhere Exhaust gas to coolant compromise? no issue with overheating as yet. Any recommendations of who could look over the car? Anyone who could pressure test the coolant system, or test for exhaust gases? Seen mention of Gav in Burton, tried emailing, is he still in business? If going down the line of HGF...repair or just swap the engine out. Swapped the engine on the S1 without too much difficulty, certainly easier than doing the head gasket. Based in Stafford. Thanks in advance Paul W
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