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Why do I have to floor it to get it in first?

Discussion in 'rFactor' started by William Kalwick, May 9, 2011.

  1. So every time I want to go from N to 1st, the car will stall unless I have at least 5k RPMs making nearly every first gear a burnout.

    Is there a way to lower this to a more realistic 400-1200 RPM range?
  2. First off, what car are you driving?
  3. Sounds like your using manaul clutch. Push the clutch in. Manual or auto clutch is one of the F buttons on your keyboard. Sorry I don't remember which # it is. Just run through them. You'll get a message window open to let you know what it's done.
  4. It happens with every car and yes it is on manual. I don't want autoclutching I just was hoping there was a way to change it.
  5. Unless you have a clutch (third) peddle, or set a button as a clutch, I dont see getting around auto clutch.
  6. I've been messing around with this sometimes, putting the clutch onto my brake pedal just to try it;) In Race07 I could do the exact same thing I can do in real life, letting the car run on base rpm-s without throttle. In rF it just doesn't work. Don't know if it's the improved engine in Race, or rF is also capable of that just the cars were done wrong. But in this Race07 is certainly more realistic. If a 75bhp Ford Fiesta is able to do that, any car should be able to do that in these games:)
  7. Basically, you won't be able to shift into 1st without using the clutch if you're using manual clutch. I would assume that in real life you do need to depress the clutch pedal and rev it up a bit when starting from a standstill. I recall my Grandfather doing that...
  8. I do that almost every time in Mazda, but only when downshifting from 2nd to 1st.
    From standstill and neutral to 1st is just clutch-gear-go.
    Can't help you about rF thou as I use 2 pedals wheel (FF EX) :(
  9. Do u have auto-shifting on?

    Its f6 or something, u need to turn it off
  10. The Fiesta could start without touching the gas pedal. But it was a diesel. In the Citroen Berlingo, yes, you need to rev it up just a very little bit to start, but after that it'll go on base revs just like the Fiesta. This was one of the things I loved when I was learning to drive a real car, the other thing was to know how useful the mirrors really are! Man since then I hate that no game has correctly set mirrors!
  11. I do have a clutch pedal. I am familiar with shifting as I drive manual in real life as well.

    From what it looks like, this 1st gear problem is a game bug. This problem occurs on other computer's I've seen too.
  12. Could it be that race cars, being designed to run at high revs, react differently to this situation than a road car would...?
  13. Niels_at_home

    Reiza Studios

    It works fine, provided you've calibrated the clutch pedal normally, its just quite sensitive..
  14. Kevin Ascher

    Kevin Ascher
    #47 Roaring Pipes Maniacs

    I dont understand the problem to be honest :-D