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As some of you might recall I had the radiator replaced in my Spyder a few months ago when I bottomed it out on a parking block and cracked it. Since I've been away from the car for the last few months it hasn't seen much action. A car buff friend of mine is trying to help me sell it and when he took it out for a test drive the other day he noticed a faint engine coolant smell. This raised major red flags as I just shelled out $3+ grand to have the whole radiator replaced.
Are you sure it is a coolant smell?
These cars are prone to spilling windshield washer antifreeze when making a hard right hand turn. The windshield anti freeze smell then wafts into the passenger cabin.

Can you re-produce the scenario where it makes the smell?
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Did you pressure check the cooling system to see if it holds pressure.
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Did the engine compartment get soaked when the radiator leaked, and now that coolant is burning off, and the smell going into the passenger cabin.
 
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