Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by Morteza » Wed Mar 07, 2018 10:50 am

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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by Blaze1 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:12 pm

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I was thinking that Mercedes must have lowered the position of there exhaust manifolds, because there is simply no other way the have shrunk that part of the cars sidepod. It also explains why the bottom of the sidepod at that point, perhaps isn't as tight as the W08.

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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:31 pm

Details via AMuS:
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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by Morteza » Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:43 pm

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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by PlatinumZealot » Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:25 pm

The only thing stabilizing those front wheels is the tie rods. They have to be extra bulky for that task taking those side loads, but it should more force feedback for the driver!
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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by F1Krof » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:29 pm

Considering how complex and intricate those little crazy 3d winglets around the barge boards, how fragile must they be? Could they withstand a ramp over debris? And imagine little pieces sticking inside the serrations how much performance could they lose?

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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by F1Krof » Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:35 pm

Seems like Mercedes PU has a much higher pitch and some rambling noises under acceleration. Ferrari seems smoother.


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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:33 pm

Exhaust arrangement detail (AMuS):
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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by Coefficient » Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:48 pm

ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:33 pm
Exhaust arrangement detail (AMuS):
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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:17 pm

Coefficient wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:48 pm
ScrewCaptain27 wrote:
Thu Mar 08, 2018 5:33 pm
Exhaust arrangement detail (AMuS):
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What's the garden hose for? Oil Slick?
That’s the oil breather according to F1AnalisiTecnica
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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by roon » Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:12 pm

AKA the quali tenths exhaust.

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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by SiLo » Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:27 am

Potentially. I think Merc has figured out a better way of forcing oil up into the combustion chamber and Ferrari were using the breather in the intake.

That's my guess anyway. Merc still smoking the same amount as usual and they can still burn oil, just less of it.
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Re: Mercedes AMG F1 W09 EQ Power+

Post by Sevach » Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:17 am

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Re: Mercedes W09 Speculation Thread

Post by PlatinumZealot » Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:30 pm

Re-post of the quarter second waistline:

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The waist really goes near to the fuel tank. Very impressive.
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