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BMW M3 E30 Gr. A

Discussion in 'Racer Cars' started by fsr, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. fsr

    fsr

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    screenshot001.jpg

    Here's the first release of the BMW M3 Gr. A. Thanks to Jole, TtR and Cosmo for the street version. I've made a few changes to the mesh, as well as remapped the whole car. It's still not finished, but I've decided not to call it a beta. Think of it more as a base version :)

    Get it at http://racedemon.com

    If you have comments, suggestions or would like to help out, drop me a line at mail@fredriksoerlie.com or comment wherever I might read it ;)
     
  2. luthobu

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    Cool. Thanks! Will try it later.
     
  3. KS95

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    Woop, I look forward to testing it later :)
     
  4. Alexander Knoll

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    NEVER GIVE UP!!

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    ...here is the right one^^

    ...cg shaded...
     

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  5. fsr

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    Nice, the Spa ETCC version :)

    There are so many different versions of the car that it's hard to pick one to recreate, but that looks like a good choice :)

    Edit: Never mind, I thought you had changed the skin, but that was my bad :p
     
  6. Krisz

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    Spent a hour at the Nordschleife. Gears were a bit short for that track, but it was still super fun. Thank you again fsr :)
     
  7. fsr

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    Yeah, it's geared for shorter tracks, but you may just change the final drive. They we're interchangable on the real car, so just put whatever you want really :)
     
  8. TurboLag

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    interchangeable.. somewhat :p quite considerable work needs to be done to change them :p changing the pinion is demanding :p

    thank god it's easier in racer! XD

    original ratios that I can remember off the bat:
    1:4.44
    1:3.9
    1:3.73
    1:3.64 (got this one on my own 325i)
    1:3.07

    There are more, but they're primarily for the auto transmission models. Might be a 1:2.9something too that fits onto the 188mm diff that is found on these..

    Men fredrik, projektorlys på M3? :p

    OT: does someone in the Lørenskog/Oslo area have a LGA775 socketed motherboard they want to donate? :p
     
  9. fsr

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    Not sure what ratios it used, but they probably had several complete diff housings with different ratios. For a works racing team, changing the pinion is probably not the most complicated thing in the world. They didn't use a standard gearbox so chances are the diffs were racing spec too ;)
     
  10. TurboLag

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    you're quite right about the works teams should be able to change a pinion quite easily, but because of how it's done it takes time (did this myself when I changed from a 3.07 to 3.64). best guess would be multiple casings. destroying a bearing each time you press the pinion out will cost over time (inner one usually separates) :) about racing spec diffs, from what I've learnt (not insisting it's correct), even the Sport Evo 3 (2.5L, pretty much the same car which the works team raced) got the 188mm, medium case diff :) Differences in carriers only :) But as said, I might be wrong too :)

    enough r/l o/t from my part, amazing car you've made here :)
     
  11. luthobu

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    PM sent.
     
  12. fsr

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    Thanks. Good thing it's easier in Racer than real life, isn't it :p

    Having said that, what's difficult for your avarage joe is a routine job for a racing team. I've been involved in motorsport for years, and you'd be surprised to see what the teams are able to change on a saturday evening. Their job is to fix or change stuff as fast as possible, so even if they had to fabricate a new pinion for each race, they would do it without blinking ;)
     
  13. FiftyOrange

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    [​IMG]
     
  14. justasimfan

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    Looks great!! Can it have an interior and be modeled in cg ?
     
  15. fsr

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    Both the RS500 and the M3 will have an interior sometime, but it's not priority right now. As for CG, isn't that just shader stuff?
     
  16. KS95

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    Yeah it is fsr, I'm pretty sure I remember someone... probably DF, saying they'd done some cg shaders for it, I could be wrong though lol
     
  17. Marcin Sobkowiak

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  18. Alex Forbin

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    What track is that?

    Alex Forbin
     
  19. FiftyOrange

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    Broussailles by César.
     
  20. Alex Forbin

    Alex Forbin

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    Ah, ok. It looks nice.

    Alex Forbin