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Helmet Finishes 3.0

Change the color finish of your helmet

  1. Dolf4737
    Hello everyone!!
    Here's my first ever mod! so excited about it! your feedback would be truly appreciated :)

    I've found a way to modify the color finish of your career helmet for F1 2016. So you can made your helmet a bit more special.
    So far I've gathered 4 different color finishes:

    -Normal Finish
    Normal Finish.jpg

    -Chrome Finish
    Chrome Finish.jpg

    -Sparkle Finish (Style used by some drivers in night races like Singapore)
    Sparkle Finish.jpg


    • little tweaks done to the mirrored visor
    • Brand New Matte Helmet Finish Added
    I've only uploaded the .dds files since I don't know which helmet you are using for your career mode, so you will have to do the changes yourself (sorry about that).
    You can use the following modding tool to do that:

    -F1 2016 modding tool by Petar Tasev:

    Installation Instructions:
    1) Go to the following directory:
    C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\F1 2016\asset_groups\animation_package\scenes\incardriver\2016
    2) Open the file incardriver.erp with the F1 2016 modding tool.
    3) Look for your gen_x_helmet_s.tga skin file (Mine is helmet GEN 35, so I would have to look for gen_35_helmet_s.tga) this file is in charge of your helmet finish.
    4) Import your whished helmet finish by going to Textures/Import in the menu bar.
    5) Save the changes done to gen_35_helmet_s.tga file.
    6) Save the changes done to the incardriver.erp file.
    7) All good to go.

    If you need any help, don't hesitate to ask!:)

    P.D: This only changes the overall finish to the helmet, not any specific shapes, line or logos, feel free modify them!

    Helmet in the picture and sponsors done and credited to the follwing:

    -Helmet Sponsors Templates by fluffydave:

    -Supla`s helmet pack 1 & 2 by supla007

    -Red Bull Racing Career Helmets by fluffydave


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    Laksu, v1tek, Dovi design and 2 others like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. brokolki
    Version: 3.0
    Awesome work
    Love the matte helmet finish, exactly what I was looking for
  2. Haverstaken
    Version: 3.0
    This is so cool, It worked very well. Great job. Thank you!
  3. samcar304
    Version: 2.2
    Great Mod for changing the helmet finishes. Should have been an original option. Hope CM take not and implement it for the future but thank you for the mod!

    And if not to much could you please elaborate on how you got the sponsors on the helmet. Maybe a quick tutorial if possible thanks. :)
  4. MrCharme
    Version: 2.2
  5. nath
    Version: 2.01
    hi ,i tried to change my helmet from supla pack u linked the redbulls one,when i saved it to my gen 1 i had no more head in game XD,any help please
  6. MustartMatters
    Version: 2.01
    How did you make this helmet with all the sponsors on it? I tried it and the colours were all wrong
  7. drose
    Version: 2.0
    What a great mod... Amazing job mate!!! Ty.
  8. CaravieR
    Version: 1.0
    Works well! Thanks :D
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