Recent Topics
manual trans fluid for 2007 Accord
by HPCGMC
Today at 09:55 AM
OEM-Sized Filter Comparison
by dlundblad
Today at 08:17 AM
How important is DRY air? How to get it.
by SumpChump
Today at 08:09 AM
DIY and your vehicle warranty
by Volv04Life
Today at 08:02 AM
Dorco enters the DE market
by opus1
Today at 07:59 AM
Favorite place to buy bulk copper wire?
by Ed_Flecko
Today at 06:40 AM
Great Timing!
by The Critic
Today at 02:05 AM
Tesla P85D insane launch reactions
by Nick R
Today at 01:40 AM
Who Calculates/ How is MPG Calculated?
by Nick1994
Yesterday at 11:29 PM
5w20 or 0w20 in racing
by Camprunner
Yesterday at 10:12 PM
Motor oil sale at O'reilly and Costco
by dothedrew1202
Yesterday at 09:56 PM
Cracking Bathroom Paint - Calling Bob Vila Types
by SumpChump
Yesterday at 09:46 PM
Newest Members
jthacker, OliveH5, leafblower, JacobH, ElGeneral
52655 Registered Users
Who's Online
96 registered (147_Grain, 29662, 4wheeldog, 90crvtec, 2010_FX4, Al, 10 invisible), 1624 Guests and 170 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
52655 Members
66 Forums
225737 Topics
3592323 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3
Topic Options
#3264004 - 01/29/14 03:58 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
A_Harman Online   content


Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 4592
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: Tosh
Caterham perhaps more bizarre than Lotus? Go Kamui!



The Caterham gives me the dry heaves.

It looks like they said "Well, the FIA says we have to lower the wing, so let's cut the high nose off our old car and glue an old F3000 nose in its place."


Edited by A_Harman (01/29/14 04:01 PM)
_________________________
1985 Z51 Corvette track car
2002 Camaro Z28 LS1/6-speed
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel
1972 GMC 1500 shortbed project truck

Top
#3270117 - 02/04/14 12:33 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
Tosh Offline


Registered: 05/12/05
Posts: 2568
Loc: Silicon Valley
Craig Scarborough explains the new noses:
http://scarbsf1.com/blog1/2014/01/23/f1-2014-finger-noses/

Top
#3279569 - 02/12/14 03:43 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
Tosh Offline


Registered: 05/12/05
Posts: 2568
Loc: Silicon Valley
I will watch the characterful nose features evolve this year, but ugly noses written out of 2015 rules:
http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns27327.html

Williams will have Martini livery:
http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns27322.html

Top
#3303302 - 03/06/14 12:04 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
Tosh Offline


Registered: 05/12/05
Posts: 2568
Loc: Silicon Valley

Williams' new livery. Cheers!

Top
#3303602 - 03/06/14 05:42 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 7362
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Originally Posted By: Tosh

Williams' new livery. Cheers!


LOTSA history behind those colors/livery!! thumbsup cool
_________________________
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 175K miles
Red Line 0W-40/Sustina 0W-20 (20/80 mix)
Fram Ultra filter
Synpower 75W-140/4oz. XL-3
Red Line D4 in the T56

Top
#3305600 - 03/08/14 06:03 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
gofast182 Offline


Registered: 04/30/13
Posts: 1075
Loc: NJ
I'm digging the Martini livery. Speaking of history behind things, note the pic of Ayrton Senna on the nose.
_________________________
2006 S2000 - Berlina Black - PU 10w30, PCX-004
2015 TLX V6 Tech - Graphite Luster - Dlr Fill, PLM-A02
2011 MDX Tech - Aspen White - Dlr Fill, PLM-A01

Top
#3306187 - 03/09/14 01:38 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: A_Harman]
Bill888 Offline


Registered: 06/15/06
Posts: 137
Loc: so california
Originally Posted By: A_Harman
If it wins, it's beautiful.


So true. I remember how I felt about the Benneton before MS started winning with it. In my mind it went from a very ugly interpretation of the design parameters to a beautiful cutting-edge example of future F1 designs.
IIRC it was one of the Road and Track writers who stated that we each consider the most beautiful race cars to be those that were competing when we first got interested in the sport. For me it was the first rear-engined examples of F1. I couldn't understand older fans loving the looks of the previous front-engined cars.

Top
#3306287 - 03/09/14 03:49 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: gofast182]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 7362
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
Originally Posted By: gofast182
I'm digging the Martini livery. Speaking of history behind things, note the pic of Ayrton Senna on the nose.


GOOD CATCH! thumbsup
_________________________
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 175K miles
Red Line 0W-40/Sustina 0W-20 (20/80 mix)
Fram Ultra filter
Synpower 75W-140/4oz. XL-3
Red Line D4 in the T56

Top
#3607431 - 01/21/15 01:59 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
Tosh Offline


Registered: 05/12/05
Posts: 2568
Loc: Silicon Valley
Originally Posted By: Tosh
I will watch the characterful nose features evolve this year, but ugly noses written out of 2015 rules:
http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns27327.html

Williams will have Martini livery:
http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns27322.html


Oh no! 2015 noses are still grotesque, although on a smaller scale, and just vestigially penile/nasal. Put a black g-string (like Red Bull and Force India) over that little wart! Think of the children...

Top
#3607840 - 01/21/15 07:38 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
Klutch9 Offline


Registered: 01/07/09
Posts: 1911
Loc: Rochester, MI, US, World
Originally Posted By: Tosh
Originally Posted By: Tosh
I will watch the characterful nose features evolve this year, but ugly noses written out of 2015 rules:
http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns27327.html

Williams will have Martini livery:
http://www.grandprix.com/ns/ns27322.html


Oh no! 2015 noses are still grotesque, although on a smaller scale, and just vestigially penile/nasal. Put a black g-string (like Red Bull and Force India) over that little wart! Think of the children...


The new Force India nose isn't much better, but their livery is outstanding. And they still employ the black 'thong' to cover the small protrusion at the front.
_________________________
11 Fusion 2.5 - 45K mi: Napa 0w20, RL D6
08 Sedona 3.8 - 77K mi: TGMO 0w20, Amsoil ATF
99 MX-5 MT 1.8 - 123K mi: M1 5w30, RL MT90, RL 75w90 GL5

Top
#3608009 - 01/21/15 10:17 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Klutch9]
bdcardinal Offline


Registered: 06/03/05
Posts: 6856
Loc: Santa Barbara, CA
Originally Posted By: Klutch9
The new Force India nose isn't much better, but their livery is outstanding. And they still employ the black 'thong' to cover the small protrusion at the front.


If I had a team, I would have that extension thing be flat black and have "CENSORED" painted on it.
_________________________
2014 Ford Mustang GT Track Pack
1995 Ford Mustang GT

Ford/Mazda Parts Counter

NRA Endowment Member

"Fear disturbs your concentration."
-Sabine Schmitz

Top
#3608212 - 01/22/15 07:38 AM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: dparm]
A_Harman Online   content


Registered: 10/01/10
Posts: 4592
Loc: Michigan
Originally Posted By: dparm
Originally Posted By: A_Harman
If it wins, it's beautiful.
The upcoming F1 season is shrouded in mystery.
Will the new powertrains be reliable?
Will any cars finish the first race?


And who will take home the double-points prize at the very end? grin

(stupidest thing ever, for the record)


Wow! You got that right. F1 killed the double points in the final race thing for 2015.
_________________________
1985 Z51 Corvette track car
2002 Camaro Z28 LS1/6-speed
2001 Dodge Ram 2500 diesel
1972 GMC 1500 shortbed project truck

Top
#3613583 - 01/26/15 07:12 PM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
Tosh Offline


Registered: 05/12/05
Posts: 2568
Loc: Silicon Valley
Lotus shows you can make a handsome 2015 nose, and with that iconic livery, I'd say it's the best looking F1 car in years.

Top
#3616268 - Today at 05:03 AM Re: Anteater 2014 Formula One car unveiled [Re: Tosh]
dailydriver Offline


Registered: 03/14/06
Posts: 7362
Loc: Bucks County, Pa.
That is a nice looking modern F1 ride, but can the front wings get any more convoluted, intricate, or complex? eek ???

(Of course they are effective, maybe even aerodynamically perfect, but look at that mess!)
_________________________
2000 Z28 1SC 6 speed 175K miles
Red Line 0W-40/Sustina 0W-20 (20/80 mix)
Fram Ultra filter
Synpower 75W-140/4oz. XL-3
Red Line D4 in the T56

Top
Page 3 of 3 < 1 2 3