We need in-car differential settings...

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  1. williang83

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    Rfactor is a great product and under some points it is the best sim hands down. However some base stuff is simply lacking, like:

    - Proper offline championship built-in. I'm aware they are working on a new UI. However, unless i have failed to gather further details, i see no official statements about whether or not offline championship will be one of the features of the new UI.
    - In-car differential settings. It is something essential and very common that allows to instantly change the balance of the car. It is beyond my comprehension why some sims/games implements it while rFactor don't. I mean this is also a part of simulation and not having it is a void left in the simulation. I would have somehow understood if rFactor didn't simulate differential at all, although at this point it won't be a simulation, but it does so why not extend it to the in-car adjustment. I've read that in the past ISI told that it would mess up with the physics, if it is so then damn there is something wrong there.
     
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    iracing and assetto corsa has diferential settings.
     
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    Even codemaster F1 games have this
     
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    Diff settings are under 'Steering' in the general tab
     
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    He wants to have it adjustable on board.
     
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    I still have not became skilled enough to be able adjust these things on the fly: TC, ABS, Brake Bias, Anti Roll Bars.... the only thing I have skill to adjust on the fly is adjust turbo, switch wipers, switch headlights :D Adjusting differential on the fly ? Thats some nasty stuff haha
     
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    for which car / class of cars do you want to be able to adjust the diff on the fly?
     
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    Most vehicles that rFactor 2 has can't even adjust the differential on fly in real life!
     
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    This is true for electronic differentials, however, rF2 doesn't simulate electronic differentials as of yet. So one could argue that it would be less realistic to bring onboard adjustment to a type of differential that never was adjustable onboard in real life.
     
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    Currently all in-car setups are subject to whether or not the car allows that setup. So car's who don't have DRS cannot simply activate DRS, same for traction control settings.
     
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    I wonder why this hasn't been a popular request in so many years. I find it essential for a Formula. Would it be so difficult to implement?
    Thanks for reading.
     
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    It has been popular, i was one of those who requested it in the past........... but rf2 does not simulate a few IMPORTANT stuff, they physics simulation progress has seen a complete halt since ISI left. Don't even bother asking it because 397 clearly prioritize candy stuff rather than fix/improve core issues, even less add core features.
     
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    So just before this turns into a S397 bashing, ISI indicated they'd look at better drivetrain simulation in 2013 and nothing ever happened.
     
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    Sure sure ISI abandoned the boat, but since ISI departure basically physics has been left as it was and AI even saw steps back (from what was already bad)
     

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