Join Date: Jan 2017
Location: Williamsburg, Virginia
It's been some 6 weeks since the Esprit has been parked. PNM awaits a supply of chargecooler cores per our discussion 2 weeks ago.
Via thelotusforums.com, I was connected to a New Zealand owner who had an S4s chargecooler that he was willing to part with, and no telling how long PNM might be held-up, I indicated that I'd buy his. He was kind enough to have the unit pressure tested and wouldn't you know it?...it was a leaker, too. So, I'm back to waiting but am considering an aftermarket unit (preferably Alunox) as it seems that the leakage issue is more prevalent than we thought.
My advice is to keep a close watch on your chargecooler coolant reservoir as the leakage is into the intake plenum and you might not see it other than the coolant level going down.