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Assetto Corsa Car Tuner 1.52

Tune and modify original and modded cars, including engine swaps, torque, turbo's and more!

  1. Victor_
    basic.PNG
    New in update:
    • Tunes no longer replace the stock car. Tunes will now be a selectable upgrade in-game. newinstall.PNG
    • However this means that every time you make a new tune you will have to go to "general settings" and click "clear car preview cache" for them to appear in-game, or simply restart the game (just use "clear car preview cache" it is must faster).
    • UI has been slightly updated, you no longer have to click install tune or save tune, only click apply if you have made any changes in "Basic Tuning", "Advanced Tuning" still saves automatically.
    • You should now be able to create tunes of modded cars who have a data folder and not a data.acd file.
    • Many have reported that in some cases Engine Swaps do not give the car more power. Try turning off traction control and report back.
    Porsche Boxster S with Porsche GT3 RS Engine:

    Video by Kajot2111

    If you make a cool video using a tune made with this tool, send it to me and I'll put it up here.
    Assetto Corsa Car Tuner:
    This program allows you to tune any car in the game. You can do so with either "Basic Tuning" or "Advanced Tuning". Basic Tuning let's you modify preselected data like torque, turbo's, wheel drive and more! Advanced Tuning is for the more experienced tuner, and let's you mess around with the data files. Once you have made your changes, click save tune (If you used Basic Tuning click "Apply" first), then install tune to have it available in-game.

    The program saves tunes as a seperate car that is selectable as an upgrade in-game, the original car is therefore not changed!

    Tutorial:
    1. Unpack CarTuner.zip
    2. Open program by clicking the "Assetto Corsa Car Tuner.exe".
    3. Click "Select Assetto Corsa Folder" and a dialog window will pop up, select your Assetto Corsa install folder, it's usually under Steam/steamapps/common/.
    4. Select the car you wish to tune.
    5. Type a name for your tune in the textbox under "New Tune Name:" and click "Create New Tune". The program will automatically select the tune you just made.
    6. You can now modify the car using either "Basic Tuning" or "Advanced Tuning". When using "Basic Tuning" remember to click "Apply". "Advanced Tuning" let's you access the data files, any edits to these will auto save.
    7. Once you have made your edits simply boot up the game, and when you select the car you tuned, it should let you select upgrades, like so: newinstall.PNG
    8. You can do these changes while having the "Assetto Corsa Launcher" open. However, you will have to go to "general settings" and click "Clear car preview cache" for new tunes to appear. Tunes that already appear as selectable, can be modified, and the new changes should load next time you start a race.
    9. If you have any bugs, report them here :)
    The tunes that you make do not work online, unless the tune has been installed on that server. Each player will then have to have the same tune installed for it to work.

    My program is essentially just an advanced text editor that manages files, and can make quick changes using basic tuning. To unpack the files it uses the program called QuickBMS. For ease of install the quickbms.exe file is included in the zip folder. QuickBMS however is capable of much more, check it out here:
    http://aluigi.altervista.org/quickbms.htm

    If you have any questions or suggestions feel free to write them in a comment on this post.

    Images

    1. advanced.PNG

Recent Reviews

  1. vony
    vony
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Hello,
    Is it possible to change the ackerman effect?
    If yes how to do it?
  2. FumikiKoizumi
    FumikiKoizumi
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    holy cow!!! now I had so much fun just to swap some engines

    abarth 595ss with audi a1s1 engine? ... check
    RWD nissan gtr (r35) ... check
    better Gearbox for bmw E92 drift ... check
    praga with maserati gt4 engine ... check
    Toyota GT86 with a rotor engine ... check

    you sir are a life changer
    here are some examples: https://youtu.be/i-8JaWGBU60
  3. larre90
    larre90
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Woohoo, I see much BoP incoming! Thanks for that awesome tool!
  4. RezBoa
    RezBoa
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    I love it thank you! In order for the tuner to pick up newly added car mods must I do something to have it update the folders? It isn't picking up my SDC cars for instance. Thank you
  5. Jezziem
    Jezziem
    4/5,
    Version: 1.52
    First of all, this thing is a life saver. Had great times playing around with the program and the engine swaps.
    The only thing I would suggest is that the power graphs in the UI should also be updated on an engine swap, it's just a few lines in ui_car.json (if this is actually a thing already, it does not work for me).
  6. Karolis
    Karolis
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Great
  7. 2stains
    2stains
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    What have you done ?
    You've gone and made AC fun again :)
    Love this app . Thank You .
  8. btk150
    btk150
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Love this!
  9. passi286
    passi286
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Great thing, love it. But it seems like that if you change the turbo values of a car, the turbo lag dissapears.
  10. Visocane
    Visocane
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    This is literally the best thing ever. This give's me the opportunity to enjoy another 2000 hours of Assetto for free.

    I dont know if this is to much im asking for but it woud be great if we coud change the Tyre's. All this tuning is great but if you put 720 horsepower on an Exige240R it's kinda to much for this Tyres i asume :D I can only recomend to try the Exige. Koenigsegg is a piece of **** compared to this xD

    This is like Assetto Corsa get's the tuning option's wich Forza 2 has especial with that engineswap thing.

    Cheer's man make an Donater button ;) Ill remember when i have some Money spare.
  11. McClusky
    McClusky
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    So nice to have the ability to add just a little more power to certain cars, thanks for sharing!
  12. Sebastien Masset
    Sebastien Masset
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Great app, working as expected. Really nice to have the modified cars appear as a variant of the stock car. Keep up the good work even if I don't see what else you can do :D
    mx5 with 911R engine and gt86 with 458s3 are a must!
  13. giules19
    giules19
    4/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Really amasing! But i have a problem: when i change gear ratio, it doesn't change anything ingame. car still have the same top speed
  14. r3xus
    r3xus
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Thank you VERY MUCH! Just driven a Gt86 with a nimo GTR engine haha Thats awesome :D
  15. Isidro Magalhães
    Isidro Magalhães
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Great job, makes editing files so much easier.
  16. finicase
    finicase
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Thank you my friend!
  17. shimon101
    shimon101
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    As usual, thanks again. Constant updates for an awesome mod, very much appreciated.

    P.S. +1 on Bert Austen's and ryze's suggestions.
  18. C.O.D.
    C.O.D.
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Nice thought - nice implementation...
  19. ryze
    ryze
    4/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Would love to control bhp and more control over power rather than having to get dirty in the advanced editor
  20. Opel-King
    Opel-King
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Nice! Is it possible to make a change of transmission (sequential/H-Shifter)? My dream is a Cup-Porsche with H-Shifting!
    1. Victor_
      Author's Response
      Go into advanced tuning, open the drivetrain.ini, and set the following line to your taste:

      SUPPORTS_SHIFTER=1 ; 1=Car supports shifter, 0=car supports only paddles
  21. electriC82
    electriC82
    5/5,
    Version: 1.52
    keep on working
  22. Bert Austen
    Bert Austen
    4/5,
    Version: 1.52
    Is it possible when you select any car the " increase torque by percentag" field shows automatic the orginal power and then you have a lot easyer the way to change , now it,s to complicated , you have to go to the game to look the power. Thanks so far
  23. electriC82
    electriC82
    5/5,
    Version: 1.51
    Could you please add a "clone setup" function
    1. Victor_
      Author's Response
      I'll add it to my to do list
  24. electriC82
    electriC82
    1/5,
    Version: 1.50
    Why you removed the "install tune to server" function? For private lobby races with modified cars this was a nice feature
    1. Victor_
      Author's Response
      If you click "Updata Server Content" in Assetto Corsa Server Manager they will be added anyway.
  25. raptorne
    raptorne
    1/5,
    Version: 1.50
    It's not working for me. When I select Assetto Corsa's folder, I get a message saying that it isn't the right folder :/
    1. Victor_
      Author's Response
      Remember to select the one in your steam folder, not the one in documents
  26. geanito
    geanito
    5/5,
    Version: 1.03
    Hi there, excellent app. My only suggestion is to avoid using the tunes inside the kuno's car folders. It will cause Checksums mismatches when you try to get into a server.

    I posted a suggestion to avoid that problem inside the Support forum of your app.

    Please let me know if I can help you with anything.
    1. Victor_
      Author's Response
      Thank you for your suggestion, already working on it, in the future tunes will be in their own car folder, and will be selectable in-game as a selectable upgrade.
  27. Andrea Lojelo
    Andrea Lojelo
    1/5,
    Version: 1.03
    Please be aware that anyone using altered files with this app, will be banned for goods from RSR Live Timing.

    Creating apps that help everyone to do something illegal is clearly a very bad idea.
    1. Victor_
      Author's Response
      Working on an update so the tunes work as seperate cars, that should prevent you from getting banned by whatever RSR Live Timing is.
  28. thewarmer
    thewarmer
    4/5,
    Version: 1.03
    Av fun mod , & it only works for one car at a time so , lest say you pick a white Abarth 500 give it a Turbo boost to 2.0 & 10 % extra torque . then only that model will have that tune , soon has you change the color then that car is running stock. so there is little danger of wreaking ever car .

    That I liked , its is a little trick to understand function wise.
    But he has said that he will be working on making it a bit more user friendly.
    I swapped the Quattro Rally S1 E2 engine & sounds into one of the standard Sports Quattro's on stock tires.

    It drives crazy only use the first 4 gears around most race tracks & you can get some real wild wheel spin & power slides going. So its a fun mode to mess around with. So thanks.
  29. reece1234
    reece1234
    3/5,
    Version: 1.03
    doesn't work for me, every time i go to create a new tune i get a error message saying its cannot find the car :(, maybe a video tutorial will help instead of text!!
  30. CyaanGhoost
    CyaanGhoost
    5/5,
    Version: 1.03
    It works :D