Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by Blaze1 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:26 pm

From AMuS regarding Mercedes' upgrades:

Mercedes has brought only minor modifications to Silverstone. This will be upgraded in Hockenheim again. It's a big upgrade. "This will be obvious to everyone," says an engineer.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by Morteza » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:41 pm

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Via AMuS

Less cooling outlet on the sidepod than in Austria
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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by zibby43 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:01 pm

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by astracrazy » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:47 pm

Blaze1 wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:26 pm
From AMuS regarding Mercedes' upgrades:

Mercedes has brought only minor modifications to Silverstone. This will be upgraded in Hockenheim again. It's a big upgrade. "This will be obvious to everyone," says an engineer.
Sounds Austria style from last year...

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by zibby43 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:52 pm

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by zibby43 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 8:13 am

Via Scarbs; gives you an idea how the mainplane is set up. Also nice scale for the DRS actuator.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by Blaze1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:12 am

Engine Cover for Austrian GP:

Note the contour of the engine cover and the twin blisters by the "44".
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Engine Cover in for British GP:

Note the contour of the engine cover and the blister closest to the "44" is less pronounced or even missing.
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A different T-wing is also visible. I think it was used in pre-season testing or last year?

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by MtthsMlw » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:18 am

Maybe the 'blister' is missing because it's the other side of the car?

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by Blaze1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:34 am

MtthsMlw wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:18 am
Maybe the 'blister' is missing because it's the other side of the car?
It's usually a mirror image of the other side.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by 101FlyingDutchman » Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:41 am

Those blisters are the mounting points which are FIA regulated so even though they can narrow the body work down around it, the mounting points are fixed in “space”

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by Blaze1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:48 am

101FlyingDutchman wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:41 am
Those blisters are the mounting points which are FIA regulated so even though they can narrow the body work down around it, the mounting points are fixed in “space”
I think one pair 'may' be due to the mounting points, but at least one pair is present because of the small radiator.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by henry » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:14 pm

101FlyingDutchman wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:41 am
Those blisters are the mounting points which are FIA regulated so even though they can narrow the body work down around it, the mounting points are fixed in “space”
Mounting points for what?
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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by Blaze1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:47 pm

henry wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:14 pm
101FlyingDutchman wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:41 am
Those blisters are the mounting points which are FIA regulated so even though they can narrow the body work down around it, the mounting points are fixed in “space”
Mounting points for what?
The top mounts where the engine and gearbox/gearbox casing mate.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by Blaze1 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:53 pm

101FlyingDutchman wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:41 am
Those blisters are the mounting points which are FIA regulated so even though they can narrow the body work down around it, the mounting points are fixed in “space”
Looking at that picture again and comparing with the following:
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The standard mounting points aren't the cause of those blisters, they are purely for the small cooling radiators and more specifically to also accommodate the pipework to those rads.

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Re: Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+

Post by henry » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:04 pm

Blaze1 wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:47 pm
henry wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:14 pm
101FlyingDutchman wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:41 am
Those blisters are the mounting points which are FIA regulated so even though they can narrow the body work down around it, the mounting points are fixed in “space”
Mounting points for what?
The top mounts where the engine and gearbox/gearbox casing mate.
Thanks. But I think you’ll find those connections are much further forward, 480mm behind the survival cell bulkhead.
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