McLaren MCL33

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by godlameroso » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:03 pm

Big Mangalhit wrote:
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Wasn't the rear endplates slots forbidden or did I dreamt it? If they are indeed forbidden is that only provisional or legal?
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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by godlameroso » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:06 pm

PhillipM wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:56 pm
For a reason, we'd have 10G capable cars and dead drivers if you had no regulations.

Also, I'm surprised the rear suspension isn't being talked about more, they've done similar to mercs front lower wishbone from previous years with the rear upper - morphed it into one arm where it's in the airflow, and they've even pushed the pullrod mounting out so it's on the arm more than the upright.

Seems like quite a lot of sacrifice on the compliance/kinematics for aero back there and yet the actual engine covers aren't all that tight - something else to come in that area to complement it?
I agree the upper rear arm is unconventional but I don't know if I could call it a kinematics compromise.
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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by miguelalvesreis » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:13 pm

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by nevill3 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:14 pm

I think it is a stabilizing rod

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by ALO_Power » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:21 pm

I don't know if it got mentioned earlier, but MCL33 seems to have no S-duct, that's why the nose looks "wider". Last year, the MCL32 had one from the launch. Any idea why they dropped it? Suspension stuff, halo?

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by Jolle » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:22 pm

nevill3 wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:14 pm
I think it is a stabilizing rod

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWtGimmVQAA-J5V.jpg
It's the pull-rod.

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by GoranF1 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:28 pm

ALO_Power wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:21 pm
I don't know if it got mentioned earlier, but MCL33 seems to have no S-duct, that's why the nose looks "wider". Last year, the MCL32 had one from the launch. Any idea why they dropped it? Suspension stuff, halo?
It has the inlet for S duct....
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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by miguelalvesreis » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:52 pm

nevill3 wrote:I think it is a stabilizing rod

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by FrukostScones » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:01 pm

GoranF1 wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:57 pm
Cooling problem?
it melted
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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by Redragon » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:26 pm

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By the videos posted on the other thread about Mclaren it looks like a bar connected from the body to the upper rear suspension wishbone

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by Redragon » Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:27 pm

miguelalvesreis wrote:
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By the videos posted on the other thread about Mclaren it looks like a bar connected from the body to the upper rear suspension wishbone

you can actually see on this picture posted by nevill3 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWtGimmVQAA-J5V.jpg


It is more visible here on the launch picture https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWs6ipvV4AEQiBU.jpg

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by Edax » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:02 pm

Big Mangalhit wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:44 pm
Wasn't the rear endplates slots forbidden or did I dreamt it? If they are indeed forbidden is that only provisional or legal?
If it was a dream I had the same one. It is interesting that every other team left this area untoughed. Even Merc who’s favorite design tool seems to be a cheese grater.

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by OviJohn » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:12 pm

Good interactive comparison between 2017 versus 2018.

http://www.marca.com/motor/formula1/201 ... b45c2.html

(Notes are in Spanish)

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by ScrewCaptain27 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:15 pm

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Re: McLaren MCL33

Post by McMika98 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 9:20 pm

Redragon wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:26 pm
miguelalvesreis wrote:
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By the videos posted on the other thread about Mclaren it looks like a bar connected from the body to the upper rear suspension wishbone
Thats typical of all cars with the engine layout of Renault and Ferrari. The rear suspension has undergone major revamp which was expected due to the turbo position.