Ferrari Power Unit Hardware & Software

All that has to do with the power train, gearbox, clutch, fuels and lubricants, etc. Generally the mechanical side of Formula One.
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Nice pic of the Ferrari engine from this season

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Another good photo of the PU

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If this Chronos stuff is not completely fanciful, it may be that the compressor ingress is reversed and the end plate is shaft bearing support. Guessing you people may have already figured this out, bit slow here.
The claim is a 2 kg weight reduction in the vee located water intercooler with more efficiency
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johnny comelately wrote:
Mon Sep 12, 2022 10:35 pm
If this Chronos stuff is not completely fanciful, it may be that the compressor ingress is reversed and the end plate is shaft bearing support. Guessing you people may have already figured this out, bit slow here.
The claim is a 2 kg weight reduction in the vee located water intercooler with more efficiency
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I mean, I don't know about the rest of the F 175 but, that turbo design is just wrong.
I think the turbo is a radial entry, axial exit type turbo to a SABER type inter cooler, which itself is a axial entry radial exit type of intercooler.
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No there is no such compressor u talking about. No matter on witch position it is. They just designed its entry and exit housing around conventional radial compressor.
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ringo wrote:
Thu Aug 11, 2022 1:54 am
Clubman1d wrote:
Wed Aug 10, 2022 5:43 pm
I don't believe it's a special compressor.

The setup must be something like, turbine, mgu-h, compressor, intercooler.
The compressor has only one exit that comes out the top turns to the front of the car and into the intercooler.

Are they still allowed variable intake runners?
Yes, based on what I have seen of the other engines.

I believe the compressor can be in the V. But why would it be so small?
I though the teams were moving away from small diameter compressors?
It seems Ferrari has very good response and low down torque.. but could this be because of the compressor size?
But how do they benefit to get peak power without a compromise.
It mustn't be inside the V, I imagine it like the Mercedes compressor, like part of the front engine cover.
It's IMHO the same setup as Mercedes but with a very different intercooler.

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Great comparison of the four engine manufacturers. The comparison of the RB and Ferrari power units is particularly interesting.

https://www.formulapassion.it/opinioni/ ... 34419.html

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