Skip Barber Formula 2000 v1.54 Now Available!

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  1. 88mphTim

    88mphTim I'm new here Staff Member

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    Download: http://rfactor.net/web/rf2/cars/
    Car info: http://rfactor.net/web/rf2/rf2dl/skip-barber-2000/

    Changes from 1.46:
    – Revised tyres
    – Moved to ultra chassis (with flex)
    – Updated to ModelWheelsIncludeAllTireMass=1 fix
    – Bumpstop fix
    – Tweaked undertray locations
    – Minor AI correlation tweaks
    – Updated shaders
    – Updated textures
    – Updated liveries
    – Helmet no longer goes through cockpit
    – New car icons
    – Added rim blur
    – New tire textures
    – New tire damage textures
    – Moved to new steering system
    – Added descriptions and new variables

     
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    Awesome! Thank you. :)
     
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  3. Jamie Shorting

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    Very interesting, thanks!
     
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    Thank you ISI !!
     
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    Is the tire contact patch update in this version?
     
  6. MikeeCZ

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    im downloading with speeds between 0.01 and 0.5 kB/s
     
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    Thanks ISI, two pressies in a few days...love it!

    Just one query, anymore information on this line please:
    – Moved to new steering system

    Sounds intriguing! thanks
     
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    Very important interesting news. Many thanks.
     
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    DL is here with 1.3 MB/s

    Thanks ISI for the Update
     
  10. 88mphTim

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    There's a mirror now.
     
  11. MikeeCZ

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    cheers
     
  12. 88mphTim

    88mphTim I'm new here Staff Member

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    That's been in new and updated cars (where not already present) for months. Don't understand much more than to say that it's a more realistic model of the steering column and everything attached to it. FFB was the major benefactor, especially the super, duper (I'll never have enough $$) wheels. :( Though it should feel better all-around.
     
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    Oh goodie, I'm sure that'll translate nicely through the T500 that will arrive at my door in a few days. :)
     
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    Utterly fantastic. Just done a few races at the new roval.

    I cannot compliment this car enough.
     
  15. MarcG

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    aahh ok cool thanks, will give the old version a bash tomorrow before updating and see if I can notice anything in my el cheapo G25 :p
     
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    Thanks team... :)
     
  17. Spinelli

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    I can't wait to try this...

    I think that although the previous version had the basics correct, it executed those basics very poorly. The handling wasn't just sensitive (which these cars definitely are), but was extremely sloppy and "lazy", and drove extremely similar to how a very similar-type of "school" F2000 - which I often drove in anger in real-life - drove while it had a blown rear-left shock. (I drove these cars hard for an entire year, and did about 40 20-minute sessions including around 10 races - each session consisting of around 20 laps).

    Also, on hard "warm-up" style driving where you are very aggressive turning left-and-right really hard at fairly low speeds, the RF2 version would easily start to loose rear lateral grip even with low amounts, and steady amounts, of throttle. This is not the case at all in real-life where you can crank the steering hard and fast, left-and-right, Fernando Alonso style on slow warm-up lap style speeds. Having said that, this seems more like an overall physics engine flaw rather than specifically the Skippy as I notice this trait in almost every car (must be some sort of low-speed physics [probably tyre] issues/in-accuracies).
     
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    Very nice! Downloading and trying tomorrow because is too late here for making noise with the wheel. ;)

    Thank you ISI.
     
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    Are we supposed to uninstall the previous version multi-component mod?
     
  20. P.S.R.

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    Great surprise. Looking forward to trying this. Thanks :)
     

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