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about extracting .rar files of mods and make them work?

Discussion in 'Stock Car Extreme' started by Sleeker, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. Sleeker

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    Rudolph the Rednosed Racer

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    Hello,
    I have a question. I downloaded the mod porsche vs ferrari for gsce which was a rar file. I extracted it with 7-zip manager. Than I put the files in the gamedata map and the rfm map. but the cars are not to be found in the game. Is there anything I should do in another way to make it work? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Patrick Giranthon

    Patrick Giranthon
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    You seem to have done the right things. But Perhaps you can try with winrar to be sure
     
  3. D0K

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    You say you put files in the gamedata and rfm folders? I believe once you extract the compressed mod file, you should have a gamedata and rfm folders. Each of those should be copy/pasted into the game directory that contains its own gamedata and rfm folders, thereby over writing them. You should not have to move files into the games gamedata, rfm folders.

    I apologize if I misunderstood.
     
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  4. Billy Pilgrim

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    I have Patrick's Porsche vs Ferrari mod.(It's one of the very best there is, BTW) This mod doesn't show in "All cars / all tracks", it shows on its own page. Maybe that'll help.
     
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  5. JoelGL

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    Which ones are these pls? I only have the one from Lou. Thanks.
    (Sorry @Jim283 for the OT).
     
  6. Billy Pilgrim

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  7. Sleeker

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    Rudolph the Rednosed Racer

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    It's the first time that I try to install a mod so I probably do something wrong, but I extracted the rar file and than took the files out of the gamedata folder of the mod and put them into the gamedata folder of gsce. I did the same with the files in the rfm folder. I guess I should have copied the complete folders into the root folder of gsce, and than let the folders merge/overwrite? I will try that.
    Thanks for the reply.
     
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  8. Sleeker

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    Rudolph the Rednosed Racer

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    Hey Billy,
    That was exactly the reason I couldn't find it! Thanks for the tip! The mod was installed and works fine.
     
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  9. JoelGL

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    Thanks for this. May I ask what FFB setting in-game do you set for these cars (540 wheel, FFB strength=High and -100, steering lock)? I copied the realfeel settings already, using g27. Still not used to setting it up as feel is different as in AC. Thanks.
     
  10. Billy Pilgrim

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    I'm afraid I don't have much knowledge on good wheel settings
     
  11. D0K

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    Thats exactly right, you got it Jim. ;)
     
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  12. JoelGL

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    Thanks.
    Anyone, please, care to share the values you use for these?