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Problem with fuel loads

Discussion in 'Bob's Track Builder' started by Erwin Greven, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Erwin Greven

    Erwin Greven
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    When i try a race with AI cars, the AI cars are out of fuel within 2 laps. (ok, it is a 15 mile track with an average speed of 155mph.) Still i think that the cars should be able to run longer. How can i achieve this?
     
  2. chub_pearson

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    Under [Waypoint] in the AIW file look for the line 'FuelUse=xxxxx.xxxxxx', this number determines the fuel use.

    I'm not sure if it's a higher or lower number to increase the mileage, maybe copy the settings from another long track such as Nordschleife as see if that improves things.
     
  3. Emery

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    Check what the default fuel load is for the mod. Also make sure you have "time scaled failures" turned off.
     
  4. Erwin Greven

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    Where can i find the default fuel load?
     
  5. Emery

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    Default fuel load would show up in the Garage, where you're setting up the car. Many mods do not give you a full tank, so just check to see if you can add more fuel than is already there.
     
  6. Eric Tozer

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    You need to set it in the AIW file as chubba has stated.
    In rfactor do a test run & watch the green fuel/lap counter.
    When the fuel lap counter counts down note the position you are on the track.
    Ideally when you get the 'FuelUse=xxxxx.xxxxxx' figure correct the counter will change on roughly the same part of the track each lap.
    The higher the number the more fuel you will have for each lap.
    For a 15 mile track I would start with about "300000".
    It's roughly 12500 per kilometre.
    If your fuel changes earlier each lap increase the figure.
    If it changes later decrease the figure.

    I know it's hard on a 15 mile track but i don't know of any other way to calculate it accurately.
    Have Fun :D
     
  7. Erwin Greven

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    thanks for this advice. I changed it to 300000 and the other cars could finish the race without problems.