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F1 News & Discussions => Pit Pass => Topic started by: John S on December 07, 2020, 03:05:49 PM

Title: F1 pistons cost more than a large family car with all whistles and bows.
Post by: John S on December 07, 2020, 03:05:49 PM
Wow 50k each!  :swoon:
Check out the fine tolerances that F1 pistons are machined to and why they need to use both warm fluids and computers to start up F1 engines. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCEKJxHiEIM
Title: Re: F1 pistons cost more than a large family car with all whistles and bows.
Post by: cosworth151 on December 07, 2020, 03:39:45 PM
That was some pretty amazing stuff. I didn't know that F1 pistons are actually slightly oval shaped when cold. Good stuff, John!  :good:
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