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Super V8 = no starter motor?

Discussion in 'Stock Car Extreme' started by tpw, Sep 2, 2015.

  1. tpw

    tpw

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    I'm no petrol head so please forgive my potentially naive question, but are the Super V8s meant to have their own ignition and starter etc? Or if you come a cropper and stall on track (as I often do) is that meant to be race over?
     
  2. ouvert

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    from inside of car, own starter
     
  3. tpw

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    Hmmm. Let me rephrase it, can I start the car in-game if I'm not in the pits?
     
  4. JoelGL

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    Didn't know a car in SCE can stall (thought they'd always just start when leaving the pits from the garage) :redface: Learning something new again :)

    (BTW, thanks for the PC settings you PMed yesterday.)
     
  5. Will Mazeo

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    If the car stalls just try to turn auto clutch off and on again and GSC should restart your car
     
  6. bömii

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    or if you are driving in single player mode, let ai take control for a second and the car starts again, a little dirty but it works :D
     
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  7. tpw

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    Great tips guys, should prevent some future rage quitting :)
     
  8. Heitor Facuri Cicoti

    Heitor Facuri Cicoti

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    But still, should it be able to restart? And if it does, why doens't it work when pushing the ingnition button, while in other cars it works?
     
  9. JeffL

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    Right on Brother, I hear ya, it's all good.

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    Don't know in real life about the v8, but the formulas don't have a starter so most people just use autoclutch and it will restart.
     
  10. Davy Vandevenne

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    Yes,
    It should start but you also need a start button. Hold down the ignition and then hit the start button. You need to assign these buttons in your controls of course.
     
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  11. xnorb

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  12. Yves Larose

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    like Davy said if you set a button for the ignition and starter if you stall the car will start ;)
     
  13. tpw

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    Well I've set both ignition and starter and cannot get the SV8 to start under any circumstances once I'm out of the pits. It's either bug or a design decision, not sure which.
     
  14. muzarati

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    It could be a simply entry in the engine ini or HDV file (can't remember which one) called "onboardstarter" same as the launch control?
     
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  15. tpw

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    Cheers mate, that did the trick!