Super V8 = no starter motor?

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

  1. tpw

    tpw

    Messages:
    357
    Ratings:
    +154
    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

    ouvert

    Messages:
    1,626
    Ratings:
    +597
    from inside of car, own starter
     
  3. tpw

    tpw

    Messages:
    357
    Ratings:
    +154
    Hmmm. Let me rephrase it, can I start the car in-game if I'm not in the pits?
     
  4. JoelGL

    JoelGL

    Messages:
    1,191
    Ratings:
    +87
    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

    Will Mazeo

    Messages:
    1,597
    Ratings:
    +539
    If the car stalls just try to turn auto clutch off and on again and GSC should restart your car
     
  6. bömii

    bömii
    Premium

    Messages:
    849
    Ratings:
    +229
    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
     
    • Haha Haha x 1
  7. tpw

    tpw

    Messages:
    357
    Ratings:
    +154
    Great tips guys, should prevent some future rage quitting :)
     
  8. Heitor Facuri Cicoti

    Heitor Facuri Cicoti

    Messages:
    318
    Ratings:
    +105
    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

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

    Messages:
    1,973
    Ratings:
    +859
    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

    Davy Vandevenne
    Executive Producer Video Content Staff Premium

    Messages:
    2,090
    Ratings:
    +1,454
    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.
     
    • Beer Beer x 1
  11. xnorb

    xnorb
    Premium

    Messages:
    1,654
    Ratings:
    +507
  12. Yves Larose

    Yves Larose

    Messages:
    12,072
    Ratings:
    +1,933
    like Davy said if you set a button for the ignition and starter if you stall the car will start ;)
     
  13. tpw

    tpw

    Messages:
    357
    Ratings:
    +154
    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

    muzarati

    Messages:
    359
    Ratings:
    +29
    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?
     
    • Beer Beer x 1
    • Winner Winner x 1
  15. tpw

    tpw

    Messages:
    357
    Ratings:
    +154
    Cheers mate, that did the trick!