Renault 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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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by Vladimir » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:56 pm

R.S.17 or R.S.18 :?

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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by Thunder » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:59 pm

Watch the Clip ;)
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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by Vladimir » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:06 pm

I watched many times, but I only saw 17-18 change :-)

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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by mclaren111 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:53 pm

What are those "whipping" sounds ??

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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by PlatinumZealot » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:18 pm

mclaren111 wrote:
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:53 pm
What are those "whipping" sounds ??
Coming from Flavio and max's room. Walls are a bit thin.
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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by godlameroso » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:23 pm

Smart, not letting the engine idle, nice way to hide details, sounds pretty smooth though.
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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by Andres125sx » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:10 pm

Vladimir wrote:
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https://www.gptoday.com/full_story/vie ... __Alonso/

Good signs for McLaren and Renault!
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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by Morteza » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:50 pm

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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by GoranF1 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:12 pm

It has that oscilating sound like in the renault fire up...what is that? Other have a more linear sound?
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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by hurril » Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:17 pm

GoranF1 wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:12 pm
It has that oscilating sound like in the renault fire up...what is that? Other have a more linear sound?
The blip the throttle of the Renault engine repeatedly. This one just runs.

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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by Vladimir » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:07 pm

Very nice sound, bit of V8 start up noise :-)
More deep sound than last year.

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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by PlatinumZealot » Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:18 pm

GoranF1 wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:12 pm
It has that oscilating sound like in the renault fire up...what is that? Other have a more linear sound?
Yeah.. I don't like how it sounds. Not good. Not good. Drat! Another year wasted!
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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by djos » Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:06 am

hurril wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:17 pm
GoranF1 wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:12 pm
It has that oscilating sound like in the renault fire up...what is that? Other have a more linear sound?
The blip the throttle of the Renault engine repeatedly. This one just runs.
Which would make sense if they are just warming it up and doing basic system checks.
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Re: Renault V6 Power Unit

Post by Vladimir » Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:22 am

Only system check, probably initial data collecting for later fine tune.