McLaren MCL36

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What’s the Z cut section starting at the end of the flap? Has that always been there? Is that even a cut?..

The rear floor looks different…
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Still a titan
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M840TR wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 10:59 am
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FPu38ARagAQ ... &name=orig

Does the floor look different?
Looks like a bit more of a cut in

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_cerber1 wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:09 am
Still a titan
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FPu8Yh0WUAA ... name=small
The previous enclosure was a very simple shape, that looks much more developed.
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.

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_cerber1 wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:09 am
Still a titan
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FPu8Yh0WUAA ... name=small
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Looks pretty much the same

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M840TR wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 10:59 am
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FPu38ARagAQ ... &name=orig

Does the floor look different?
McLaren's floor detail is amazing.

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M840TR wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:38 am
_cerber1 wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 11:09 am
Still a titan
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FPu8Yh0WUAA ... name=small
https://cdn-4.motorsport.com/images/mgl ... comp-1.jpg

Looks pretty much the same
I hope they don't suffer in Melborne like they did in Bahrain with the brakes. Those brakes, from appearance, leave an impresiion that is the inverse of the impression I get from looking at the floor.

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diffuser wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 3:47 pm
M840TR wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 10:59 am
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FPu38ARagAQ ... &name=orig

Does the floor look different?
McLaren's floor detail is amazing.

Agree... Now we need the rest of the car work... Soon... [-o<

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We can clearly see a cutout in the new floor near the "rent a jet" logo
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M840TR wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 10:59 am
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/FPu38ARagAQ ... &name=orig

Does the floor look different?
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Keep an eye out for changes here.
Saishū kōnā

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kfrantzios wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 5:14 pm
We can clearly see a cutout in the new floor near the "rent a jet" logo
I'm not 100% sure if it's a cutout or a wire running for some kind of sensor.

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This is just speculation but I feel that by the time McLaren brings some significant update they'll probably ditch their unusual keel design. They're the only team doing it and, considering it affects the floor intake, it likely has a big impact in downforce.
Maybe it's a great solution that's better than everyone else's but considering their performance it's hard to believe that's the case.

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They already have a revised front floor/strake section in production.

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DiogoBrand wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 9:02 pm
kfrantzios wrote:
Thu Apr 07, 2022 5:14 pm
We can clearly see a cutout in the new floor near the "rent a jet" logo
I'm not 100% sure if it's a cutout or a wire running for some kind of sensor.
i'd put my money on a taped wire ... main image is from the same tweet as the other picture with the supposed cut out, insert is from a post a bit up

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