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Improved truck physics v2.0 for Ets2

Author: tacsi68 | 29-09-2016, 09:45 | Views: 1 843 | Comments: 0
Improved truck physics v2.0 for Ets2 Version game: 1.25.x Total views: 1 843
Category: Other mods ETS 2
Version Game: 1.25.x
Credits: AlexeyP
Submited by: tacsi68

Description about Improved truck physics v2.0 for Ets2

Improved truck physics 2.0 "Anniversary" edition for Ets2 1.25.x game version

(New Update 28.09.16)


Features list for version 2.0:
1.Corrected to more real life values such parameters as: max. brake temperature, brakes heating/cooling rates and cabin/wheel masses;
2.More realistic fifth wheel: added fifth wheel roll angle;
3.Changed brake efficiency: less overall effectiveness and less effectiveness at low speed (but higher upper margin of "low speed"). Increased max. brakes temperature, increased warm up/cool down rates;
4.Decreased retarder effectiveness;
5.Increased chassis front and, in some cases, rear suspension travel values for vanilla trucks and trucks from "supported trucks" list;
6.Decreased truck responsitiveness. More feel of a truck mass - less acceleration, harder to brake with and without load, more air and rotational wheel resistance;
7.Increased clutch strength for more realistic clutch-transmission behavior;
8.Decreased tire friction parameters and increased wheel slip factors - brake path now is longer and at some conditions (muddy, wet road etc) you can loose control on truck or experience wheel slip;
9.Reworked cabin and chassis suspension behavior - during various truck maneuvers truck front less static now;
10.Reworked driver behavior - during truck maneuvers, he`s more prone to move front\backward\side to side (but not that much, like in previous mod version);
11.Increased flywheel resistance - RPM drops faster, when not in gear;
12.Decreased engine compression - truck loses speed more quicker, when no throttle is given;
13.Increased transmission resistance - more losses in transmission;
14.Improved Cabin Accessories DLC physics for toys and curtains;
15.Added wear factor not only for engine, transmission and wheels, but also for cabin and chassis;
16.Changed damage coefficients: less truck to trailer damage, but overall damage-per-hit was increased;
17.Added custom chassis files for trucks and trailer chassis from BDF Tandem Truck Pack mod by FlemmingV and various Tandem truck packs by Capital logistics, for better tandem and tandem truck physics behavior;
18.Added custom chasis files for all vanilla and Jazzycat trailers (Trailer and cargo packs) for better behavior of trailers;
17.And other changes...

Changelog for ver. 2.0
-Improved truck cabin and chassis suspension behavior;
-Improved trailer chassis suspension behavior;
-Increased retarder strength;
-Updated vanilla truck and trailer definition files;
-Updated definition files for existing supported mod trucks, Jazzycat`s trailers and Flemming Vinge tandem truck pack;
-Added support for FSС Star 200 by Ekualizer, MB Arocs by WTD and RJL`s Scanias R/S/T 4-series;
-Fixed bug with outside curtains clipping through windshields of some trucks;
-Added custom chassis files for Schwarzmuller DLC trailers.

Supported trucks (for ver. 2.0):
Mod support all trucks, but full support (which means tweaked chassis files) available for these trucks:
All 13 trucks from vanilla game version;
Scania R2008 by 50Keda;
DAF XF E6/Volvo FH16 `09/Volvo FH16 `12 by Ohaha;
MB1639/Scania 143M/Ural 43202/FSC Star 200 by Ekualizer;
MB Actros `14 by DavidZoli;
MB Arocs by WTD;
Volvo FH16 `12/FH16 `09 by Pendragon;
Volvo FH16 `12 by Eugene;
Scania R/S/T, R/S/T 4-series and SISU by RJL;
Scania P/G by GT-Mike;
Scania 1 series by Shoofer group;
Volvo VNL670 by Aradeth;
Volvo VNL780 by Franck_Br;
DAF XF 95 by Alexander Sertakov;
Scania V8 Illegal by Carls1309;
Scania 4 series by Satan19990;
KAMAZ 5460 by Koral;
MAZ 6422 by JAWA;
MAZ 5440 by IL86.


Truck mod adaptation to this physics mod
1. Open truck mod archive, which you want to adapt to physics mod. Use winrar or 7zip for this, for example;
2. Go to def/vehicle/truck/truck_name*/chassis/
3. You will find there some sii files, open all of them with windows notepad or some external editor like notepad++, akelpad etc;
4. Find this string: residual_travel[]: 0.12 # 1st axle (important: value may be different, for example not 0.12 but 0.15 or so);
5. Change this 0.12 value to something in region of 0.20-0.25;
6. Save changes to all changed files, confirm file replacement, when it will be requested by archiver tool;
7. Adaptation is ready. Play!
*truck name may be different and depends on truck.


 Install help for this mod work properly for ver.2.0
1. Extract all files from downloaded rar-archive to some temp folder;
2. Copy BASE.scs to MOD folder;
3. Based on your requirements, copy required truck/tandem/trailer mod files to MOD folder;
4.Open in-game mod manager and enable all copied mods (refer to "correct mod installation" chapter for proper physics mod installation);

Main mod file (BASE.scs from "Base" folder) can be installed with any priority, but it is always better to install it with top priority,

to make sure other mods are not interfere with it.
Mod files for trucks mods, tandems mods and trailers mods (from "Others" folder) must be ALWAYS installed with HIGHER priority,

than mods they are suitable/intended for.

AlexeyP. Also, SCS Software, all authors of modded trucks, tandems and trailers, which are fully supported

by this mod. Big thanks to natvander for his tips and hints too!

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