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Old 12-13-2018, 06:37 AM
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It will have a hybrid component in the drivetrain as well, apparently....
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Old 12-13-2018, 12:40 PM
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I am just surprised they didn't use a billet block, heads and stress members given the budget for these cars anyway. I bet they could have hit the weight targets...plus more shiny
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Old 12-15-2018, 09:01 AM
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That's awesome.
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Old 12-16-2018, 02:29 AM
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150 of them being built for 3.2 million each; all spoken for. Goddamn.....must be nice to make a few phone calls OR get a phone call when words of these cars start circulating and just go "Yeah, put me on the list....better yet, I want two!"
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Old 12-31-2018, 10:00 AM
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Does anyone know what he means when he says that race cars use "leaded bearings" which you cannot use in road cars? I mean, I can make a guess as to what he means, but I've never heard of that.
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Old 12-31-2018, 10:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr.E.G. View Post
Does anyone know what he means when he says that race cars use "leaded bearings" which you cannot use in road cars? I mean, I can make a guess as to what he means, but I've never heard of that.
Here's article that explains about it https://www.highpowermedia.com/blog/...ring-materials

The main part that stuck out was:

The temperature in the main bearing needs to remain within certain limits so as not to lead to deterioration of the oil film, in terms of its thickness and the oil quality. Above the temperature limit, the lubrication between crankshaft and bearing will quickly fail, leading to major engine damage. Racing engines will run up to 50% smaller oil film thicknesses than a typical OEM roadcar, which run in the region of 0.5 to 1 µm.
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Old 12-31-2018, 10:36 AM
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Thanks. I never knew about that.
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