Caterham CT-05 Renault

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by techF1LES » Sun Oct 04, 2015 2:20 pm

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by hurril » Sun Oct 04, 2015 3:40 pm

Just... wow! What an awesome project!

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by dero » Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:15 pm

torrent pretty please? :wink:

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by Henning » Sat Nov 21, 2015 10:35 am

What amazing photographs and design documents. It's fantastic that Caterham have released these to a member of the public. Having all the moulds too will allow replacement parts to be built which can be a problem when maintaining old or one off cars.

Interesting layout of the peddles. Why are there two peddles per side? Does this give two different levels of braking and acceleration? What is the purpose?

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by RicME85 » Sat Nov 21, 2015 10:07 pm

There isn't, its the peddle set up for each driver overlaid for comparison.

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by Henning » Wed Nov 25, 2015 1:52 pm

Wow, that is a fair bit of difference for each driver. I assumed they'd just move the whole assembly back and forth, not design a different one for each driver. I guess this is Formula-1 and they always find the expensive way to do things ;)

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Sun Feb 05, 2017 11:25 am

Just found this photo of the gearbox on Twitter:

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by Blackout » Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:45 am

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by mycadcae » Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:49 pm

i like this...but come back caterham f1...
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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by roon » Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:09 pm

The oil coolers appear as large or larger than the water coolers. This seems unique to the current formula.

In the 4th image, above the coil spring: What do ASCA & HALS stand for? Was this remote suspension element?

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:44 pm

roon wrote:The oil coolers appear as large or larger than the water coolers. This seems unique to the current formula.

In the 4th image, above the coil spring: What do ASCA & HALS stand for? Was this remote suspension element?
Looking at those oil coolers I'm not surprised this car had such large sidepods. Yet their reliability was still poor AFAIR...
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Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:49 pm

Very interesting article on Mr. Thomas' website. Amazingly it says that the rear bellhousing had "space to spare". Looks like very poor packaging indeed.
http://www.caterhamf1.co.uk/2.html
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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by Pierce89 » Mon Feb 13, 2017 10:48 pm

ScrewCaptain27 wrote:Very interesting article on Mr. Thomas' website. Anazingly it says that the rear bellhousing had "space to spare". Looks like very poor packaging indeed.
http://www.caterhamf1.co.uk/2.html
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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by mrluke » Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:15 am

You also don't know when Caterham actually got access to the final design information for the Renault PU. Considering their financial status I imagine negotiations were lengthy!

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Re: Caterham CT-05 Renault

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:49 pm

mrluke wrote:You also don't know when Caterham actually got access to the final design information for the Renault PU. Considering their financial status I imagine negotiations were lengthy!
Makes sense I suppose, but I'm still quite surprised by some of the design choices.
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