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Audi R8 speedometer bug, no way to fix?

Discussion in 'RACE 07 - Official WTCC Game' started by Marian Zelenka, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. Marian Zelenka

    Marian Zelenka
    The downforce is strong with this one. Premium Member

    I haven't played with R8 too much, but I thought there is something weird with speedometer. Now I drive with production cars just for fun and never use any HUD and there is indeed something wrong.


    Simbin have either very stange sense of humor or they are on weeds or something. On the left is texture and on the right real R8 speedo. See those number?

    But the real speedo is strange too. It's not linear from 140kph?

    Looks like the only solution would be to modified the texture for max speed of 280kph. :poop:
  2. Have you seen the Viper? :)

    Yes they are wrong. To be honest this, the cockpit view, is the only thing that bothers me in Simbin games. The mirrors are off (sometimes totally unusable), the analog instruments are often inaccurate, and you often can't see them (and the LCD displays) because of the wheel (which is sometimes not sized well, though it's probably because of the driver animations). This should be done better in their future games. But this is really the only thing that I don't like there:)
  3. Jim Cole

    Jim Cole
    Premium Member

    The real speedo is accurate, the way it was designed for what ever reason actually does reflect the true speed. The image for the in game dash is off due to what looks like someone mistaking the 260Kph mark as 280Kph.
  4. Marian Zelenka

    Marian Zelenka
    The downforce is strong with this one. Premium Member

    I almost never look at speedometer in any car, but when I do I'm confused with that reading on R8 because it shows more than it should.

    I'm learning how to mod this thing so I'll see what can be done with that. I'll also check other cars as well.

    @Jim Cole: There are actually more numbers wrong.
  5. Could it be the dial on the R8's dashboard measures KM/H, while your hud measures MPH?
  6. No it shows more in km/h too.
  7. Jim Cole

    Jim Cole
    Premium Member

    I know myname, hehe, but I didn't want to point out the double 100 Kph marks as I thought those were obvious to everyone :)
  8. That's bizarre. I hadn't noticed that before. I like that there are two 100km/h marks on the speedo.
  9. I passed this on to SimBin... The texture fix is easy enough, but getting the needle to track correctly above 140kph will be hard to fix due to the RL car running non-linearly from 140kph and the needle in game tracks by degrees which is fixed...
  10. Well imo they can have different numbers on the ingame instrument (well if there are no 100km/h-s I think it's fine:)), the important thing is that it should show your speed accurately.