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Botham
2018-03-24 18:02:12 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
b***@topmail.co.nz
2018-03-25 01:15:41 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
might by nitrous oxide, isn't that used at parties?
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2018-03-25 19:59:48 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
might by nitrous oxide, isn't that used at parties?
And drag racing
Alan Baker
2018-03-26 17:44:29 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
And exactly HOW do you know that "party mode" means?
Bigbird
2018-03-26 18:27:03 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
Alan Baker
2018-03-26 18:38:23 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
And you apparently have no clue that he was talking about Mercedes...
Sir Tim
2018-03-26 21:13:01 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
And you apparently have no clue that he was talking about Mercedes...
Nah, he was talking about Ferrari ;-)
keefy
2018-03-26 22:54:15 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
And you apparently have no clue that he was talking about Mercedes...
Nah, he was talking about Ferrari ;-)
Errr, which 'he'?
DumbedDownUSA
2018-03-27 06:04:27 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
And you apparently have no clue that he was talking about
Mercedes...
Nah, he was talking about Ferrari ;-)
Quite. Surely his first sentence was a massive clue.
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build
2018-03-28 13:02:23 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
And you apparently have no clue that he was talking about Mercedes...
Alan,
Perhaps Bird typed that with a big stirring spoon ;-)

beers,
Sir Tim
2018-03-28 13:46:02 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
And you apparently have no clue that he was talking about Mercedes...
Alan,
Perhaps Bird typed that with a big stirring spoon ;-)
Of course, as most of us immediately apprehended :-)
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Alan Baker
2018-03-28 21:51:44 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
You have no proof Ferrari are still doing that.
And you apparently have no clue that he was talking about Mercedes...
Alan,
Perhaps Bird typed that with a big stirring spoon ;-)
beers,
I suppose that's possible. :-)
keefy
2018-03-26 22:57:09 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely large
motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
Edmund
2018-03-27 08:14:52 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely large
motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.

Edmund
larkim
2018-03-27 08:45:00 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely large
motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a
better phrase)?

If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really make any
logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?

I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel restrictions
which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?

Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge though,
despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power trains is sparse to
say the least.
Edmund
2018-03-27 09:10:49 UTC
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really make
any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge
though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power trains is
sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault said
which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault uses
1/6 of that.

BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?

Edmund
larkim
2018-03-27 09:54:22 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to ?100kg/hour? I
presume during quali and race, with the 105kg limiting allowance.

I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour actually a
limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators describe things like
lift and coast, it always seems to me that fuel usage is the issue rather
than peak flow.
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Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of oil
higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd choose to use
petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are managing as the
fuel flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel cell area, so presumably
would not detect any oil in the mix at that point.
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Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really make
any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge
though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power trains is
sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault said
which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault uses
1/6 of that.
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must admit
that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does exist) was a
way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit rather than getting
around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.

If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
~misfit~
2018-03-27 10:20:21 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to
?100kg/hour? I presume during quali and race, with the 105kg limiting
allowance.
I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour actually a
limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators describe things
like lift and coast, it always seems to me that fuel usage is the
issue rather than peak flow.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and
which is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of oil
higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd choose to use
petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are managing as the
fuel flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel cell area, so
presumably would not detect any oil in the mix at that point.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really
make any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge
though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power
trains is sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault uses 1/6 of that.
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must
admit that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does
exist) was a way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit
rather than getting around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.
If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
It was always to get around the fuel flow rate rather than the absolute
limit. However the FIA have significantly reduced the amount of oil that
maye be consumed and have done an about-turn for 2018 on allowing a solenoid
on the crankcase breather. Thay have also stipulated that the breather goes
to atmosphere rather than ICE inlet (as was standard ractice in F1
previously and is on almost all other ICEs).

Ferrari are protesting this by situating their breather in a very visible
place near the tail light, trying to make F1 look like polluters while
Mercedes have situated theirs near the exhaust so that any vapour / oil fog
is dragged into the exhaust plume and 'hidden'.

Hence on-demand oil burning is no longer possible in F1 in 2018 (and only
ever gave a few percentage points of extra power when it was). If Renault
are (were?) making the claims Edmund is quoting (without a source or cite)
then it was because they couldn't work out how to do it themselves.
--
Shaun.

"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
larkim
2018-03-27 10:29:33 UTC
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to
?100kg/hour? I presume during quali and race, with the 105kg limiting
allowance.
I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour actually a
limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators describe things
like lift and coast, it always seems to me that fuel usage is the
issue rather than peak flow.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and
which is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of oil
higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd choose to use
petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are managing as the
fuel flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel cell area, so
presumably would not detect any oil in the mix at that point.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really
make any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge
though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power
trains is sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault uses 1/6 of that.
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must
admit that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does
exist) was a way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit
rather than getting around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.
If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
It was always to get around the fuel flow rate rather than the absolute
limit. However the FIA have significantly reduced the amount of oil that
maye be consumed and have done an about-turn for 2018 on allowing a solenoid
on the crankcase breather. Thay have also stipulated that the breather goes
to atmosphere rather than ICE inlet (as was standard ractice in F1
previously and is on almost all other ICEs).
Ferrari are protesting this by situating their breather in a very visible
place near the tail light, trying to make F1 look like polluters while
Mercedes have situated theirs near the exhaust so that any vapour / oil fog
is dragged into the exhaust plume and 'hidden'.
Hence on-demand oil burning is no longer possible in F1 in 2018 (and only
ever gave a few percentage points of extra power when it was). If Renault
are (were?) making the claims Edmund is quoting (without a source or cite)
then it was because they couldn't work out how to do it themselves.
--
Shaun.
"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
Thanks Shaun, helpful - good to get my lack of knowledge updated!!
~misfit~
2018-03-27 10:46:14 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to
?100kg/hour? I presume during quali and race, with the 105kg
limiting allowance.
I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour actually
a limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators describe
things like lift and coast, it always seems to me that fuel usage
is the issue rather than peak flow.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and
which is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of
oil higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd choose
to use petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are managing
as the fuel flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel cell area,
so presumably would not detect any oil in the mix at that point.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it
really make any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical
knowledge though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and
power trains is sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault uses 1/6 of that.
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must
admit that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does
exist) was a way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit
rather than getting around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.
If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
It was always to get around the fuel flow rate rather than the
absolute limit. However the FIA have significantly reduced the
amount of oil that maye be consumed and have done an about-turn for
2018 on allowing a solenoid on the crankcase breather. Thay have
also stipulated that the breather goes to atmosphere rather than ICE
inlet (as was standard ractice in F1 previously and is on almost all
other ICEs).
Ferrari are protesting this by situating their breather in a very
visible place near the tail light, trying to make F1 look like
polluters while Mercedes have situated theirs near the exhaust so
that any vapour / oil fog is dragged into the exhaust plume and
'hidden'.
Hence on-demand oil burning is no longer possible in F1 in 2018 (and
only ever gave a few percentage points of extra power when it was).
If Renault are (were?) making the claims Edmund is quoting (without
a source or cite) then it was because they couldn't work out how to
do it themselves. --
Thanks Shaun, helpful - good to get my lack of knowledge updated!!
Heh! You're welcome.
--
Shaun.

"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
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2018-03-27 12:11:30 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to
?100kg/hour? I presume during quali and race, with the 105kg limiting
allowance.
I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour actually a
limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators describe things
like lift and coast, it always seems to me that fuel usage is the issue
rather than peak flow.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power from a fuel source which gains no
signficant weight advantages and which is broadly less effective at
delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not use
that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of oil
higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd choose to use
petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are managing as the fuel
flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel cell area, so presumably
would not detect any oil in the mix at that point.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really
make any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge
though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power trains
is sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault
said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault
uses 1/6 of that.
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must
admit that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does
exist) was a way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit
rather than getting around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.
If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
It was always to get around the fuel flow rate rather than the absolute
limit. However the FIA have significantly reduced the amount of oil that
maye be consumed and have done an about-turn for 2018 on allowing a
solenoid on the crankcase breather. Thay have also stipulated that the
breather goes to atmosphere rather than ICE inlet (as was standard
ractice in F1 previously and is on almost all other ICEs).
Ferrari are protesting this by situating their breather in a very
visible place near the tail light, trying to make F1 look like polluters
while Mercedes have situated theirs near the exhaust so that any vapour
/ oil fog is dragged into the exhaust plume and 'hidden'.
Hence on-demand oil burning is no longer possible
Jumping to conclusions!
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in F1 in 2018 (and
only ever gave a few percentage points of extra power when it was).
Do you have a credible source for your bold statement?
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If
Renault are (were?) making the claims Edmund is quoting (without a
source or cite) then it was because they couldn't work out how to do it
themselves.
They might have other reasons.

Edmund
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet >>>>>>> again, for the 5th year running.
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Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely >>>>>> large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
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Post by Edmund
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According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn >>>>> six times as much oil as Renault.
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If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they
can.
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Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to
?100kg/hour? I presume during quali and race, with the 105kg
limiting >> allowance.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour
actually a >> limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators
describe things >> like lift and coast, it always seems to me that
fuel usage is the issue >> rather than peak flow.
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Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power from a fuel source which gains
no >>>> signficant weight advantages and which is broadly less
effective at >>>> delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a
better phrase)?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use >>> that brand.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of
oil >> higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd
choose to use >> petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are
managing as the fuel >> flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel
cell area, so presumably >> would not detect any oil in the mix at
that point.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it
really >>>> make any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in
quali?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical
knowledge >>>> though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE
and power trains >>>> is sparse to say the least.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault >>> said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault >>> uses 1/6 of that.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks
right?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must
admit that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does
exist) was a way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit
rather than getting around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.
If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
It was always to get around the fuel flow rate rather than the
absolute limit. However the FIA have significantly reduced the
amount of oil that maye be consumed and have done an about-turn for
2018 on allowing a solenoid on the crankcase breather. Thay have
also stipulated that the breather goes to atmosphere rather than
ICE inlet (as was standard ractice in F1 previously and is on
almost all other ICEs).
Ferrari are protesting this by situating their breather in a very
visible place near the tail light, trying to make F1 look like
polluters while Mercedes have situated theirs near the exhaust so
that any vapour / oil fog is dragged into the exhaust plume and
'hidden'.
Hence on-demand oil burning is no longer possible
Jumping to conclusions!
Post by ~misfit~
in F1 in 2018 (and
only ever gave a few percentage points of extra power when it was).
Do you have a credible source for your bold statement?
Post by ~misfit~
If
Renault are (were?) making the claims Edmund is quoting (without a
source or cite) then it was because they couldn't work out how to
do it themselves.
They might have other reasons.
As you now seem concerned about "credible sources" do you have a
credible source for anything you have claimed in the last 5 years?

Yes, it's rhetorical.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet >>>>>>> again, for the 5th year running.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by keefy
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely >>>>>> large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn >>>>> six times as much oil as Renault.
Post by ~misfit~
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Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they
can.
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Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to
?100kg/hour? I presume during quali and race, with the 105kg
limiting >> allowance.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour
actually a >> limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators
describe things >> like lift and coast, it always seems to me that
fuel usage is the issue >> rather than peak flow.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power from a fuel source which gains
no >>>> signficant weight advantages and which is broadly less
effective at >>>> delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a
better phrase)?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use >>> that brand.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of
oil >> higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd
choose to use >> petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are
managing as the fuel >> flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel
cell area, so presumably >> would not detect any oil in the mix at
that point.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it
really >>>> make any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in
quali?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical
knowledge >>>> though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE
and power trains >>>> is sparse to say the least.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault >>> said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault >>> uses 1/6 of that.
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks
right?
Post by ~misfit~
Post by larkim
Post by Edmund
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must
admit that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does
exist) was a way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit
rather than getting around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.
If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
It was always to get around the fuel flow rate rather than the
absolute limit. However the FIA have significantly reduced the
amount of oil that maye be consumed and have done an about-turn for
2018 on allowing a solenoid on the crankcase breather. Thay have
also stipulated that the breather goes to atmosphere rather than
ICE inlet (as was standard ractice in F1 previously and is on
almost all other ICEs).
Ferrari are protesting this by situating their breather in a very
visible place near the tail light, trying to make F1 look like
polluters while Mercedes have situated theirs near the exhaust so
that any vapour / oil fog is dragged into the exhaust plume and
'hidden'.
Hence on-demand oil burning is no longer possible
Jumping to conclusions!
Post by ~misfit~
in F1 in 2018 (and
only ever gave a few percentage points of extra power when it was).
Do you have a credible source for your bold statement?
Post by ~misfit~
If
Renault are (were?) making the claims Edmund is quoting (without a
source or cite) then it was because they couldn't work out how to
do it themselves.
They might have other reasons.
As you now seem concerned about "credible sources" do you have a
credible source for anything you have claimed in the last 5 years?
Yes, it's rhetorical.
Hi Bird,

You still can't help yourself do you.
I say white you say black, I say black you say white no
matter what I say you have a problem with it.
Now for your information :
The one I responded to found it necessarily to mention I
did not add a legal documents to prove every letter i said.
I am sure you like that very much don´t you.
Never mind I told here several times I don't record endless
databases and I don't add all legal documents whether you like
it or not.
You or whoever choose not to believe me? I could not care less.
It tells a lot more about you then it tells about me, so
you really don't have to respond any of my postings.

And now to the funny part!
He himself made a pretty bold statement and suggested his
opinion is a well known fact.
Guess what? it isn't, not only it is not well known, it is
not even true, it is nothing more then his own personal
opinion.

Now do you want to guess why I asked him if he himself
had a credible source for his assumption?
Hint : I returned the favor.

Edmund
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2018-03-28 12:49:21 UTC
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Post by keefy
Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Yes of course, you're correct - fuel flow remains limited to
?100kg/hour? I presume during quali and race, with the 105kg limiting
allowance.
I don't know the answer to this btw, but is the 100kg/hour actually a
limiting factor in quali? The way the commentators describe things
like lift and coast, it always seems to me that fuel usage is the
issue rather than peak flow.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and
which is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
Yes, of course it is supplementary. But is the calorific value of oil
higher or lower than petrol? If it is not higher, you'd choose to use
petrol instead UNLESS it is fuel flow that you are managing as the
fuel flow sensor I believe is mounted in the fuel cell area, so
presumably would not detect any oil in the mix at that point.
Post by Edmund
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really
make any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge
though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power
trains is sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault uses 1/6 of that.
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?
Edmund
Absolutely, I can see the potential trickery in it. Though I must
admit that I'd had it in my head that the oil burning (if it does
exist) was a way of getting around the 105kg fuel allowance limit
rather than getting around the 100kg/hour fuel flow limit.
If my understanding is incorrect, that wouldn't surprise me!
It was always to get around the fuel flow rate rather than the absolute
limit. However the FIA have significantly reduced the amount of oil that
maye be consumed and have done an about-turn for 2018 on allowing a solenoid
on the crankcase breather. Thay have also stipulated that the breather goes
to atmosphere rather than ICE inlet (as was standard ractice in F1
previously and is on almost all other ICEs).
I'm trying to recall how many decades it's been since PCV systems became compulsory. I recall PCV's in the 60's and by the early 70's most cars had them. Certainly by 1980 they were compulsory because they were clean, efficient and improved oil performance by breathing the crankcase to the inlet manifold or TIK. So all cars have had PCV systems for about 4 decades, 40 years or more.
Post by ~misfit~
Ferrari are protesting this by situating their breather in a very visible
place near the tail light, trying to make F1 look like polluters while
Mercedes have situated theirs near the exhaust so that any vapour / oil fog
is dragged into the exhaust plume and 'hidden'.
Hence on-demand oil burning is no longer possible in F1 in 2018 (and only
ever gave a few percentage points of extra power when it was). If Renault
are (were?) making the claims Edmund is quoting (without a source or cite)
then it was because they couldn't work out how to do it themselves.
--
Shaun.
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My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault said
which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault uses
1/6 of that.
Well during the race the max permitted amount of oil usage is
600ml/100km, so the Renault teams must be using ~100ml. The amount in
the tanks is known at all times by FIA, so they would know if and when
the levels fell.

Each PU can only use a single specification of oil over the race
weekend. This must be nominated before the event and 1L samples must
be supplied to the FIA for testing. It is permissable to use
different specs. for different PUs within a team.


<https://www.thecheckeredflag.co.uk/2018/03/cyril-abiteboul-unsure-fia-can-enforce-oil-burn-rules/>


<https://www.crash.net/f1/news/890127/1/horner-calls-clampdown-f1-oil-burn-qualifying>
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2018-03-27 14:03:15 UTC
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My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault uses 1/6 of that.
Well during the race the max permitted amount of oil usage is
600ml/100km, so the Renault teams must be using ~100ml. The amount in
the tanks is known at all times by FIA, so they would know if and when
the levels fell.
Each PU can only use a single specification of oil over the race
weekend. This must be nominated before the event and 1L samples must
be supplied to the FIA for testing.
This came about after Ferrari were discovered to be using two oil tanks with
different specifications of oil in each last season.
Post by Brian W Lawrence
It is permissable to use
different specs. for different PUs within a team.
Fair enough, one driver might be on an old ICE and the other on a new one
and they would require quite different oil formulations.
Post by Brian W Lawrence
<https://www.thecheckeredflag.co.uk/2018/03/cyril-abiteboul-unsure-fia-can-enforce-oil-burn-rules/>
Laughable!
"I know it's a constant concern from customer teams and for very good reason
to make sure they are treated equally because that certainly should be the
case. "It certainly has been the way that we have been acting towards our
customers in our 40 years of history of being an engine supplier in Formula
1."

It's fairly common knowledge that the new rule that stipulates all teams run
the same software is a result of a complaint from Toro Rosso after they
weren't allowed to turn their engines up at the end of last season - which
resulted in them scoring no points in the latter races and losing $10m
prizemoney to Renault.
Post by Brian W Lawrence
<https://www.crash.net/f1/news/890127/1/horner-calls-clampdown-f1-oil-burn-qualifying>
I'm no F1 engineer but I do know quite a bit about ICEs and now that the
solenoid that could be used to close the breather and pressurise the
crankcase is no longer allowed in F1 I don't see how controlled on-demand
oil burning is possible. There is no 'control', no way to switch it on and
off.

Oh just checked and the Abiteboul interview was 2017.08.29 (before the
solenoid was banned and before they shafted Toro Rosso) and the Horner one
2018.02.27, before the 2018 season started and reads like a typical RBR red
herring.

Cheers,
--
Shaun.

"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
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2018-03-27 15:47:22 UTC
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Post by Edmund
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault
said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault
uses 1/6 of that.
Well during the race the max permitted amount of oil usage is
600ml/100km, so the Renault teams must be using ~100ml. The amount in
the tanks is known at all times by FIA, so they would know if and when
the levels fell.
Each PU can only use a single specification of oil over the race
weekend. This must be nominated before the event and 1L samples must be
supplied to the FIA for testing.
This came about after Ferrari were discovered to be using two oil tanks
with different specifications of oil in each last season.
Post by Brian W Lawrence
It is permissable to use different specs. for different PUs within a
team.
Fair enough, one driver might be on an old ICE and the other on a new
one and they would require quite different oil formulations.
Post by Brian W Lawrence
<https://www.thecheckeredflag.co.uk/2018/03/cyril-abiteboul-unsure-fia-
can-enforce-oil-burn-rules/>
Post by ~misfit~
Laughable!
"I know it's a constant concern from customer teams and for very good
reason to make sure they are treated equally because that certainly
should be the case. "It certainly has been the way that we have been
acting towards our customers in our 40 years of history of being an
engine supplier in Formula 1."
It's fairly common knowledge that the new rule that stipulates all teams
run the same software is a result of a complaint from Toro Rosso after
they weren't allowed to turn their engines up at the end of last season
- which resulted in them scoring no points in the latter races and
losing $10m prizemoney to Renault.
Post by Brian W Lawrence
<https://www.crash.net/f1/news/890127/1/horner-calls-clampdown-f1-oil-
burn-qualifying>
Post by ~misfit~
I'm no F1 engineer but I do know quite a bit about ICEs and now that the
solenoid that could be used to close the breather and pressurise the
crankcase is no longer allowed in F1
I DON'T SEE HOW CONTROLLED ON-DEMAND OIL BURNING IS POSSIBLE.
That doesn't necessarily mean that a team spending a million dollar
per day can not think of a way to do it, does it?

Edmund
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2018-03-28 12:54:06 UTC
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My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault said
which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault uses
1/6 of that.
Well during the race the max permitted amount of oil usage is
600ml/100km, so the Renault teams must be using ~100ml. The amount in
the tanks is known at all times by FIA, so they would know if and when
the levels fell.
So the 0.6Lt per 100Km is an oil flow rate. That would not allow a different setting in qually.
Post by Brian W Lawrence
Each PU can only use a single specification of oil over the race
weekend. This must be nominated before the event and 1L samples must
be supplied to the FIA for testing. It is permissable to use
different specs. for different PUs within a team.
<https://www.thecheckeredflag.co.uk/2018/03/cyril-abiteboul-unsure-fia-can-enforce-oil-burn-rules/>
<https://www.crash.net/f1/news/890127/1/horner-calls-clampdown-f1-oil-burn-qualifying>
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2018-03-28 14:55:24 UTC
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Post by Edmund
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault
said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault
uses 1/6 of that.
Well during the race the max permitted amount of oil usage is
600ml/100km, so the Renault teams must be using ~100ml. The amount in
the tanks is known at all times by FIA, so they would know if and when
the levels fell.
So the 0.6Lt per 100Km is an oil flow rate. That would not allow a
different setting in qually.
I never heard there is a max lubrication oil flow rate, did you?

Edmund
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Post by Edmund
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault
said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault
uses 1/6 of that.
Well during the race the max permitted amount of oil usage is
600ml/100km, so the Renault teams must be using ~100ml. The amount in
the tanks is known at all times by FIA, so they would know if and when
the levels fell.
So the 0.6Lt per 100Km is an oil flow rate. That would not allow a
different setting in qually.
I never heard there is a max lubrication oil flow rate, did you?
Edmund
There is a maximum USAGE rate, but it would depend a lot on how the
rules measure that usage.
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Post by Edmund
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of
Renault said which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit
while Renault uses 1/6 of that.
Well during the race the max permitted amount of oil usage is
600ml/100km, so the Renault teams must be using ~100ml. The amount in
the tanks is known at all times by FIA, so they would know if and
when the levels fell.
So the 0.6Lt per 100Km is an oil flow rate. That would not allow a
different setting in qually.
I never heard there is a max lubrication oil flow rate, did you?
Edmund
There is a maximum USAGE rate, but it would depend a lot on how the
rules measure that usage.
Exactly.

Edmund
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance. It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or similar allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
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Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really make
any logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel
restrictions which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge
though, despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power trains is
sparse to say the least.
My reaction was to the oil burning and what I read someone of Renault said
which is both Ferrari and Merc using the max limit while Renault uses
1/6 of that.
BTW if you use your imagination you can think of similar tricks right?
Edmund
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
Post by build
It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or similar
allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
The rumor is that it is both.

Edmund
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic* calorific value.

However with such a small quantity of oil as an anti-detonation agent or similar there is a possibility it maybe useful.
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Post by build
It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or similar
allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
The rumor is that it is both.
Edmund
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
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However with such a small quantity of oil as an anti-detonation agent or similar there is a possibility it maybe useful.
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It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or similar
allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
The rumor is that it is both.
Edmund
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be
even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic*
calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
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Post by build
However with such a small quantity of oil as an anti-detonation agent
or similar there is a possibility it maybe useful.
Post by Edmund
Post by build
It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or similar
allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
The rumor is that it is both.
Edmund
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2018-04-03 15:49:21 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be
even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic*
calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
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2018-04-03 15:58:45 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be
even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic*
calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of
6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to
be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a
*gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the
regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside
'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
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2018-04-03 16:52:22 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of
6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to
be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a
*gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the
regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside
'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
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2018-04-03 16:55:09 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre,
to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a
*gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the
regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside
'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
Reinforcing your D-K props! Go for it!
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2018-04-03 16:56:50 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per
kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need
to have a *gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or
combustion management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x
the regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used
outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
Reinforcing your D-K props! Go for it!
Again, I KNEW that you couldn't.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per
kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need
to have a *gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or
combustion management benefits for a few hot laps could be
40-50x the regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is
used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
Reinforcing your D-K props! Go for it!
Again, I KNEW that you couldn't.
Go for your D-K Trifecta! DO IT!
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per
kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need
to have a *gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or
combustion management benefits for a few hot laps could be
40-50x the regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is
used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
Reinforcing your D-K props! Go for it!
Again, I KNEW that you couldn't.
<https://www.jamesallenonf1.com/2017/09/weekend-debate-oil-burning-in-f1-engines-a-fans-view-and-an-engineers-view/>
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per
kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need
to have a *gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or
combustion management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x
the regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used
outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
Reinforcing your D-K props! Go for it!
Amazing how guys like him think they're smarter than the dozens of
expert commentators who have explained just how and why oil is being
burned in an F1 engine. Heron is smarter than everyone (for instance) at
Autosport, who've only been covering motor racing longer than almost any
of us has been alive.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre,
to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a
*gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the
regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside
'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
Oil burns. It may not burn as WELL as gasoline for the purpose of spark
ignition, but we're talking about burning a small amount of oil in with
a large amount of gasoline in a situation where both the oil and the
engine can be designed for the purpose.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric
value of lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil
and the do not use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per
kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need
to have a *gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or
combustion management benefits for a few hot laps could be
40-50x the regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is
used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Catch up, willya?
I KNEW that you couldn't.
At least try. Or not, your D-K choice.
Why don't YOU attempt to "catch me up" on ANY
pertinent point that I may possibly be missing.
As with Baker, I expect your response to be more
of the same avoidance, deceit and obfuscation, it's
really all that your pathetic ilk has ever had.
A-Men brother. That's why I usually don't feed the trolls [hint hint].
You're only keeping them hard...
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Shaun.

"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be
even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic*
calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
What is it with you and others like you that you can't get this?

Spark ignited engines don't intentionally burn oil (except for this one
exception in F1) for the simple reason that they are allowed to burn as
much of a better fuel as they are able.

F1 engines are LIMITED in the amount of gasoline they are allowed to use
by a flow sensor: 100kg/hr and no more. So for them, using oil—imperfect
though it is as a fuel for spark-ignited engines—allows them to exceed a
limit that is imposed on them.

It doesn't matter that as a fuel it's not ideal, if it allows you to use
energy you otherwise couldn't.
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2018-04-03 16:00:37 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be
even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic*
calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
What is it with you and others like you that you can't get this?
Spark ignited engines don't intentionally burn oil (except for this one
exception in F1) for the simple reason that they are allowed to burn as
much of a better fuel as they are able.
F1 engines are LIMITED in the amount of gasoline they are allowed to use
by a flow sensor: 100kg/hr and no more. So for them, using oil—imperfect
though it is as a fuel for spark-ignited engines—allows them to exceed a
limit that is imposed on them.
It doesn't matter that as a fuel it's not ideal, if it allows you to use
energy you otherwise couldn't.
Obfuscate and deceive, which is, as always, your only tactic.
Alan Baker
2018-04-03 16:02:08 UTC
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of
6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to
be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a
*gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the
regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside
'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
What is it with you and others like you that you can't get this?
Spark ignited engines don't intentionally burn oil (except for this
one exception in F1) for the simple reason that they are allowed to
burn as much of a better fuel as they are able.
F1 engines are LIMITED in the amount of gasoline they are allowed to
use by a flow sensor: 100kg/hr and no more. So for them, using
oil—imperfect though it is as a fuel for spark-ignited engines—allows
them to exceed a limit that is imposed on them.
It doesn't matter that as a fuel it's not ideal, if it allows you to
use energy you otherwise couldn't.
Obfuscate and deceive, which is, as always, your only tactic.
No.

I'm pointing out a real reason one would want to burn oil in an F1
engine that doesn't apply to pretty much any other spark engine ever built:

There is a limit on the rate of gasoline usage.
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2018-04-03 16:26:53 UTC
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Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of
6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to
be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a
*gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the
regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside
'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
What is it with you and others like you that you can't get this?
Spark ignited engines don't intentionally burn oil (except for this
one exception in F1) for the simple reason that they are allowed to
burn as much of a better fuel as they are able.
F1 engines are LIMITED in the amount of gasoline they are allowed to
use by a flow sensor: 100kg/hr and no more. So for them, using
oil—imperfect though it is as a fuel for spark-ignited engines—allows
them to exceed a limit that is imposed on them.
It doesn't matter that as a fuel it's not ideal, if it allows you to
use energy you otherwise couldn't.
Obfuscate and deceive, which is, as always, your only tactic.
No.
I'm pointing out a real reason one would want to burn oil in an F1
There is a limit on the rate of gasoline usage.
As if a shortage of fuel for SPICGEs in an emergency
were something new or never before encountered. Burning
oil in fact causes a great decrease in efficiency and,
given time, can and will produce ill effects from
contamination, pre-ignition and detonation due to
carbon hot spots in the combustion chamber.

This response was for the consideration of others,
not you, who wouldn't relate the truth even if by
some miracle you actually stumbled across it.
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2018-04-03 16:37:49 UTC
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Post by keefy
Post by Botham
Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol"
(for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of
no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate
of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre,
to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a
*gigantic* calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the
regulatory limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside
'party mode'.
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
What is it with you and others like you that you can't get this?
Spark ignited engines don't intentionally burn oil (except for this
one exception in F1) for the simple reason that they are allowed to
burn as much of a better fuel as they are able.
F1 engines are LIMITED in the amount of gasoline they are allowed to
use by a flow sensor: 100kg/hr and no more. So for them, using
oil—imperfect though it is as a fuel for spark-ignited
engines—allows them to exceed a limit that is imposed on them.
It doesn't matter that as a fuel it's not ideal, if it allows you to
use energy you otherwise couldn't.
Obfuscate and deceive, which is, as always, your only tactic.
No.
I'm pointing out a real reason one would want to burn oil in an F1
There is a limit on the rate of gasoline usage.
As if a shortage of fuel for SPICGEs in an emergency
were something new or never before encountered. Burning
This isn't about emergencies, but about what engines can do BY DESIGN.
Post by Heron
oil in fact causes a great decrease in efficiency and,
given time, can and will produce ill effects from
contamination, pre-ignition and detonation due to
carbon hot spots in the combustion chamber.
In an engine not designed to burn oil, using oil not designed to be burned.

I knew precisely what your comeback would be.
Post by Heron
This response was for the consideration of others,
not you, who wouldn't relate the truth even if by
some miracle you actually stumbled across it.
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2018-04-03 20:56:48 UTC
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F1 engines are LIMITED in the amount of gasoline they are allowed to use
by a flow sensor: 100kg/hr and no more. So for them, using oil—imperfect
though it is as a fuel for spark-ignited engines—allows them to exceed a
limit that is imposed on them.
It doesn't matter that as a fuel it's not ideal, if it allows you to use
energy you otherwise couldn't.
And clog up the workings. Great.

geoiff
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2018-04-03 21:12:24 UTC
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F1 engines are LIMITED in the amount of gasoline they are allowed to
use by a flow sensor: 100kg/hr and no more. So for them, using
oil—imperfect though it is as a fuel for spark-ignited engines—allows
them to exceed a limit that is imposed on them.
It doesn't matter that as a fuel it's not ideal, if it allows you to
use energy you otherwise couldn't.
And clog up the workings.  Great.
Does the oil returned to intake manifold of regular road cars by the PCV
valve "clog up the workings"?

No.

And that is using regular old engine oil...

...which I guarantee F1 cars aren't using.

Again:

Normal road cars don't bother trying to use oil as supplementary fuel,
because they have no limit to the rate at which they can use ordinary
fuel. The designers are free to have the gasoline flow at whatever rate
the engine can make use of.

F1 teams are constrained to a instantaneous flow rate of 100kg/hr, so
even if they can design an engine with volumetric efficiency sufficient
to require more fuel than that, they can't add the fuel necessary to get
the benefit of the additional oxygen they can get into the cylinders.

Burning a small KNOWN amount of oil in such situations lets you use that
free oxygen to produce more power. Since the ECU knows what is going on,
any adjustments necessary to ignition timing can be made to compensate
for any change in the octane rating of the mixture of gasoline and oil.

And make no mistake: this is still mostly gasoline. There is nothing
that prevents one from successfully running a gasoline engine on
gasoline that contains a small amount of oil.

Have you never heard of two stroke engines?

If there was no power to be gained by doing this, then the teams that
weren't doing it wouldn't have bothered to complain about it.
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2018-04-03 23:16:03 UTC
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Have you never heard of two stroke engines?
Yeah. Dirty smokey things. Rub your finger around the silencer outlet.
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If there was no power to be gained by doing this, then the teams that
weren't doing it wouldn't have bothered to complain about it.
And the FIA are so inept that the srutineering engineering team cannot
see a control to initiate, or a mechanism to achieve this supplementary
fuel source ?

geoff
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2018-04-03 23:17:16 UTC
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Have you never heard of two stroke engines?
Yeah. Dirty smokey things. Rub your finger around the silencer outlet.
But it shows that there is nothing impossible about burning gasoline
with oil in it.
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Post by Alan Baker
If there was no power to be gained by doing this, then the teams that
weren't doing it wouldn't have bothered to complain about it.
And the FIA are so inept that the srutineering engineering team cannot
see a control to initiate, or a mechanism to achieve this supplementary
fuel source ?
Who says they can't or didn't?
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they
can. Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be
even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic*
calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
Ferrari in F1 last year. They ran two different grades of oil in seperate,
switchable tanks fro the first part of the season.
--
Shaun.

"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
Post by Heron
Name so much as a single, documented history of any
spark ignited, gasoline engine that ever utilized
the intentional burning of oil (other than normal
consumption) to enhance either performance or
mileage.
Post by News
Post by build
However with such a small quantity of oil as an anti-detonation
agent or similar there is a possibility it maybe useful.
Post by Edmund
Post by build
It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or
similar allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
The rumor is that it is both.
Edmund
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they
can. Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages
and which is broadly less effective at delivering power than
"petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be
even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic*
calorific value.
Instantaneous use-rates and associated caloric value or combustion
management benefits for a few hot laps could be 40-50x the regulatory
limited 'average', when nearly none is used outside 'party mode'.
That sounds great and could be possible (it was last year on the Ferrari)...
Now tell me, since the control solenoid for crackcase pressure regulation is
outlawed for this year how do they switch this mythical oil burn on and off?
Everything that is allowed (and disallowed) on an F1 ICE is in the regs so
please point out how it can possibly be done.

Or are you suggesting that there's a controllable mini oil injector
somewhere on the inlet plenum that is an evolution of a banjo bolt,
switching internal galleries on and off which, to the uninitiated looks just
like a normal bolt?

Perhaps Toto controls it with the bluetooth on his smartphone so that the
FIA don't find the control circuitry?
--
Shaun.

"Humans will have advanced a long, long way when religious belief has a cozy
little classification in the DSM*."
David Melville (in r.a.s.f1)
(*Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
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However with such a small quantity of oil as an anti-detonation
agent or similar there is a possibility it maybe useful.
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Post by build
It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or similar
allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
The rumor is that it is both.
Edmund
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of
a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6 millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be even remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic* calorific value.
However with such a small quantity of oil as an anti-detonation agent or similar there is a possibility it maybe useful.
There's no flow rate sensor built into the oil system, so the usage is
only ever measured in BULK and against the total distance driven, so you
could use oil at 10 times the maximum allowed rate provided you only did
so for a tenth of the distance you drove.
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2018-04-03 22:08:14 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session,
AFAIK there is no unlimited fuel flow.
Post by larkim
why would you seek to gain power from a fuel source which gains no
signficant weight advantages and which is broadly less effective
at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
First I think you are grossly underestimate the caloric value of
lubrication oil, even the ordinary wall marked oil and the do not
use that brand.
Second it is not instead of petrol, it is in addition to.
I reckon the calorific value is probably (almost certainly) of no significance.
Any reason why you think so?
I'd have thought that it would be obvious that an oil flow rate of 6
millilitres per kilometre or about 1 teaspoon per kilometre, to be even
remotely useful that teaspoon would need to have a *gigantic* calorific
value.
Well now you are talking about the amount of oil not the caloric value.
Anyway, I don't know if there is a limited flow rate for oil but I don't
think so.

Now we have a race distance of 300 + km = 1800 cc oil for consumption.
Suppose an ICE uses 300 cc they way a "normal" not tricked ICE consumes
oil. Which leave them to use 1500 cc oil at will.
This is a very significant amount of energy from caloric pov alone.
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However with such a small quantity of oil as an anti-detonation agent or
similar there is a possibility it maybe useful.
Yes that is another thing which again is not instead but in addition.
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It's probably used as a sort of sophisticated anti-knock or similar
allowing greater advance and leaner burn.
The rumor is that it is both.
Edmund
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely large
motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a
better phrase)?
Because the definition of "oil" was not well defined. So you could have additives in the oil that would produce a bigger bang in the cylinder.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely large
motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a
better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Post by larkim
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali, does it really make any
logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel restrictions
which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge though,
despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power trains is sparse to
say the least.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain
power from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which is broadly less effective at delivering power
than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain
power from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which is broadly less effective at delivering power
than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always limited to
100kg/hr.

Have you got something to add?
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to
gain power from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which is broadly less effective at delivering
power than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always limited to
100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some
oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to
gain power from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which is broadly less effective at delivering
power than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always limited to
100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
I was never behind.

:-)
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn
some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek
to gain power from a fuel source which gains no signficant
weight advantages and which is broadly less effective at
delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a better
phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always limited
to 100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
I was never behind.
Sure...
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Dense, if you are reading this you lied.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil
burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which
extremely large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn
some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think
they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek
to gain power from a fuel source which gains no signficant
weight advantages and which is broadly less effective at
delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a better
phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always limited
to 100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
I was never behind.
Sure...
I was just trying to be polite, DD.

I've been following this stuff in one form or another since I was about 8.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing
oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you
which extremely large motor manufacturer claims all
ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and
Mercedes - uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I
think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you
seek to gain power from a fuel source which gains no
signficant weight advantages and which is broadly less
effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want
of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always
limited to 100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
I was never behind.
Sure...
I was just trying to be polite, DD.
By asking a question, in a sarky manner, that was already addressed in
the posts you claim to have already read.

Sure...
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing
oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you
which extremely large motor manufacturer claims all
ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and
Mercedes - uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I
think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you
seek to gain power from a fuel source which gains no
signficant weight advantages and which is broadly less
effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want
of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't
heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always
limited to 100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
I was never behind.
Sure...
I was just trying to be polite, DD.
By asking a question, in a sarky manner, that was already addressed in
the posts you claim to have already read.
What was "sarky [sic]" about it?
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Sure...
Don't read more in to it than I wrote, DD.

:-)
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Sure...
Hey bigbird. Try to compose a complete sentence.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain
power from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which is broadly less effective at delivering power
than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always limited to
100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
I was never behind.
:-)
then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in qualifying.

if you are going to try to troll at least try to keep up with what you
have said previously
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then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in qualifying.
It seems to me to be clear that Alan was asking Matthew to clarify what exactly was unlimited in quallies.
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if you are going to try to troll at least try to keep up with what you
have said previously
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then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in qualifying.
It seems to me to be clear that Alan was asking Matthew to clarify what exactly was unlimited in quallies.
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if you are going to try to troll at least try to keep up with what you
have said previously
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I read it as a rhetorical question.
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then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in qualifying.
It seems to me to be clear that Alan was asking Matthew to clarify what exactly was unlimited in quallies.
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if you are going to try to troll at least try to keep up with what you
have said previously
--
The meek are contesting the will.
I read it as a rhetorical question.
Can we just all agree that I posited something which was completely bogus
as I'd forgotten that fuel flow was the main limiting factor, irrespective
of whether it is quali or race. Me = wrong.

It was just my dumb lack of understanding, why you lot feel the need to
squabble about how you correct me I fail to understand.

I'd ask if you were children if it weren't for the fact that you've been
at this for years now and even if it started as a childhood past time I'd
have expected real children to have grown out of it by now!!
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then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in qualifying.
It seems to me to be clear that Alan was asking Matthew to clarify what exactly was unlimited in quallies.
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if you are going to try to troll at least try to keep up with what you
have said previously
--
The meek are contesting the will.
I read it as a rhetorical question.
Can we just all agree that I posited something which was completely bogus
as I'd forgotten that fuel flow was the main limiting factor, irrespective
of whether it is quali or race. Me = wrong.
It was just my dumb lack of understanding, why you lot feel the need to
squabble about how you correct me I fail to understand.
I'd ask if you were children if it weren't for the fact that you've been
at this for years now and even if it started as a childhood past time I'd
have expected real children to have grown out of it by now!!
My reply was about Alan's post not yours Larkim. Me thinks you've got a little mixed up mate.

build
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So who is Matthew?
I thought that was your name. My apologies if I got it wrong.
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Yep, that's me. That's why I was confused by build's reply!!
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Yep, that's me. That's why I was confused by build's reply!!
You're more confused than you think :-)

It was me who posted "It seems to me to be clear that Alan was asking Matthew to clarify what exactly was unlimited in quallies."
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then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in qualifying.
It seems to me to be clear that Alan was asking Matthew to clarify what exactly was unlimited in quallies.
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if you are going to try to troll at least try to keep up with what you
have said previously
--
The meek are contesting the will.
I read it as a rhetorical question.
Can we just all agree that I posited something which was completely bogus
as I'd forgotten that fuel flow was the main limiting factor, irrespective
of whether it is quali or race. Me = wrong.
It was just my dumb lack of understanding, why you lot feel the need to
squabble about how you correct me I fail to understand.
I'd ask if you were children if it weren't for the fact that you've been
at this for years now and even if it started as a childhood past time I'd
have expected real children to have grown out of it by now!!
Were you offended by the way I tried to point it out? I certainly didn't
mean for you to be.
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Were you offended by the way I tried to point it out? I certainly
didn't mean for you to be.
Why would he be offended by your late challenge? If you were not
playing catch up you would have known that it had already been
discussed...

...as I pointed out.

You weren't offended were you?

:-)
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Were you offended by the way I tried to point it out? I certainly
didn't mean for you to be.
Why would he be offended by your late challenge? If you were not
playing catch up you would have known that it had already been
discussed...
...as I pointed out.
I wasn't playing catch up, DD.

But you keep trying to pretend. It won't offend me.
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You weren't offended were you?
Nope. Amused.
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Were you offended by the way I tried to point it out? I certainly
didn't mean for you to be.
Why would he be offended by your late challenge? If you were not
playing catch up you would have known that it had already been
discussed...
...as I pointed out.
I wasn't playing catch up, DD.
You keep saying that but the evidence is against you... and you can't
explain your late challenge.... so...
--
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Were you offended by the way I tried to point it out? I certainly
didn't mean for you to be.
Why would he be offended by your late challenge? If you were not
playing catch up you would have known that it had already been
discussed...
...as I pointed out.
I wasn't playing catch up, DD.
You keep saying that but the evidence is against you... and you can't
explain your late challenge.... so...
Whatever you need to believe to help you through the day. :-)
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Were you offended by the way I tried to point it out? I
certainly didn't mean for you to be.
Why would he be offended by your late challenge? If you were not
playing catch up you would have known that it had already been
discussed...
...as I pointed out.
I wasn't playing catch up, DD.
You keep saying that but the evidence is against you... and you
can't explain your late challenge.... so...
Whatever you need to believe to help you through the day. :-)
Is that your mantra?

I believe I read a thread and then you asked a question that had
already been discussed. So I told you to read on and catch up.

So either you had read the thread as you claim and are small minded
enough to go back to the start and ask a question that had already been
addressed... or you were not being truthful about being caught up.

You are at least one of those things.

Now have your last word, LWJ, but you can't change facts.

NN
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Were you offended by the way I tried to point it out? I
certainly didn't mean for you to be.
Why would he be offended by your late challenge? If you were not
playing catch up you would have known that it had already been
discussed...
...as I pointed out.
I wasn't playing catch up, DD.
You keep saying that but the evidence is against you... and you
can't explain your late challenge.... so...
Whatever you need to believe to help you through the day. :-)
Is that your mantra?
Nope. Sorry.
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I believe I read a thread and then you asked a question that had
already been discussed. So I told you to read on and catch up.
Whatever.
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So either you had read the thread as you claim and are small minded
enough to go back to the start and ask a question that had already been
addressed... or you were not being truthful about being caught up.
Or I came into a thread that I'd not been following and commented...
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You are at least one of those things.
Now have your last word, LWJ, but you can't change facts.
Indeed, I cannot.
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...or you were not being truthful about being caught
up.
I came into a thread that I'd not been following and commented...
Bingo

Then you lied about it.

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...or you were not being truthful about being caught
up.
I came into a thread that I'd not been following and commented...
Bingo
Then you lied about it.
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Should you not be familiar, he's a well known and
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...or you were not being truthful about being caught
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I came into a thread that I'd not been following and commented...
Bingo
Then you lied about it.
EOF
Should you not be familiar, he's a well known and
admitted liar which means you're wasting your time.
Nope.

I never lie. It's not worth my time.
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...or you were not being truthful about being caught
up.
I came into a thread that I'd not been following and commented...
Bingo
Then you lied about it.
No. You misread what I wrote.

You assumed when I said I "I was never behind" that I was saying I was
never behind on this thread.

I meant I was never behind on the rules.
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EOF
Funny. I thought you said something previously:

"Now have your last word, LWJ, but you can't change facts."

I guess I misread, huh?

:-)
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then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in
qualifying.
It seems to me to be clear that Alan was asking Matthew to clarify
what exactly was unlimited in quallies.
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if you are going to try to troll at least try to keep up with what
you have said previously
--
The meek are contesting the will.
I read it as a rhetorical question.
Can we just all agree that I posited something which was completely
bogus as I'd forgotten that fuel flow was the main limiting factor,
irrespective of whether it is quali or race. Me = wrong.
It was just my dumb lack of understanding, why you lot feel the need
to squabble about how you correct me I fail to understand.
I'd ask if you were children if it weren't for the fact that you've
been at this for years now and even if it started as a childhood past
time I'd have expected real children to have grown out of it by now!!
That's the wonderful thing about usenet / teh inernetz / the web - and dark
nights, ski masks etc. The lack of accountability allows people to drop any
social facade and show their true selves. We've developed a massive amount
of surveilance to combat the latter but the former behaviour has become an
epidemic. It's called 'progress'... :-/
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Shaun.

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That's the wonderful thing about usenet / teh inernetz / the web - and dark
nights, ski masks etc. The lack of accountability allows people to drop any
social facade and show their true selves. We've developed a massive amount
of surveilance to combat the latter but the former behaviour has become an
epidemic. It's called 'progress'... :-/
You pirating cunt face.
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning
yet again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely
large motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes -
uses/burn six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain
power from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight
advantages and which is broadly less effective at delivering power
than "petrol" (for want of a better phrase)?
Is the fuel FLOW unlimited during qualifying? I hadn't heard that.
Try reading.
I have. And what I've read says that fuel flow is always limited to
100kg/hr.
Have you got something to add?
No, you appear to have caught up.
I was never behind.
:-)
then why did you need to ask if fuel flow was limited in qualifying.
It was a polite way to tell the poster he'd better be able to provide
some support for his claim.
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have said previously
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely large
motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
In a fuel unlimited qualifying session, why would you seek to gain power
from a fuel source which gains no signficant weight advantages and which
is broadly less effective at delivering power than "petrol" (for want of a
better phrase)?
If Merc do have a party mode button to use in quali,
Toto Wolf said (with a straight face) on Sky after qually that "Lewis only used *party mode* in Q3". So they do have a *party mode* however all of the teams have a similar mode, last year they referred to it as "StratQ" it's only used in Q3, start, in-laps and occasionally for overtaking
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does it really make any
logical sense for the fuel for that to be oil?
I can see how using it in a race provides a way around the fuel restrictions
which could be advantageous, but surely not in quali?
Happy to be put in my place by anyone with good technical knowledge though,
despite being an F1 fan my knowledge of ICE and power trains is sparse to
say the least.
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Toto Wolf said (with a straight face) on Sky after qually that "Lewis only used *party mode* in Q3". So they do have a *party mode* however all of the teams have a similar mode, last year they referred to it as "StratQ" it's only used in Q3, start, in-laps and occasionally for overtaking
And who, knowledgeably, confirmed that it had anything to do with oil ?

geoff
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2018-03-27 10:23:31 UTC
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According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Does that mean all the time, or in qualy mode?
Perhaps Renault have tighter clearances or use higher viscosity oil?
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2018-03-27 10:46:02 UTC
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According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn six
times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Does that mean all the time, or in qualy mode?
They do not mention such details but it must be -all the time-
or race conditions and I don't know if the FIA is checking
the oil use in qualifying at all.
Post by b***@topmail.co.nz
Perhaps Renault have tighter clearances or use higher viscosity oil?
I wouldn't bet my life on that.

Edmund
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2018-03-27 10:48:44 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet
again, for the 5th year running.
Tell me what ICE does not burn oil and I will you which extremely large
motor manufacturer claims all ICEs burn some oil.
According to Renault some! ICE's - Ferrari and Mercedes - uses/burn
six times as much oil as Renault.
If they can do that on demand, I don't know but I think they can.
Edmund
You really seem desperate to stoop so low and grasp at any straw, no
matter how pathetic, to attempt to denigrate Merc, or boost Ren.

geoff
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2018-03-26 23:23:46 UTC
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Making of mockery out of F1. Unable to preventing oil burning yet again, for the 5th year running.
Yawn.

geoff
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