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proloser2
19-02-2016, 11:11
Hi guys!

Wondering how to disable traction control on cars that don't have it in real life (correct me if I'm wrong but the old Escort didn't have TC, unless it really does on this race tuned version of it), but keep traction control on to what it would be in real life on cars that do have TC?

I set 'Driving Assists Allowed' to 'Real' in the options menu, but cars still have the traction control slider enabled at a certain percentage in the setup, and it still feels like cars have it enabled (might just be my setup).

I'm a bit of a noob when it comes to sim games, lol.

Ty! :)

Jussi Viljami Karjalainen
19-02-2016, 11:28
Just because the slider is available in the setup doesn't mean the traction control will be active while you're on the track. If you use "Real" then you can only have the assists that are realistic to the car. =)

I know the slider popping in and out is annoying and confusing, but it really doesn't mean that the TC is turned on if you're using Real aids.

proloser2
19-02-2016, 12:29
Thanks m8! While I really like PCars, I have to say the UI is a bit confusing at times :p

Neil Bateman
19-02-2016, 12:46
I just always set to real and hope the game does what it should, it is confusing though.

RomKnight
19-02-2016, 12:57
Just so you're prepared for when you notice it, if you use real, in TT all assists show as ON too ;)

/edit

I mean leaderboards... not too explicit on this, sorry.

proloser2
19-02-2016, 13:15
Ok, thanks :P

RacingManiac
19-02-2016, 15:08
Onlything I noticed when you set stuff to real is I think those aids comes on by default?

Mahjik
19-02-2016, 15:14
Onlything I noticed when you set stuff to real is I think those aids comes on by default?

As mentioned above, the slider may be in the setup but it will not actually affect anything if you are using "Real" for the aids and the car doesn't support it. It would be nice if it only showed up when the car supported it.

Awong124
19-02-2016, 15:15
You can see whether or not it's activated on your HUD in any of the exterior views.

RacingManiac
19-02-2016, 15:18
As mentioned above, the slider may be in the setup but it will not actually affect anything if you are using "Real" for the aids and the car doesn't support it. It would be nice if it only showed up when the car supported it.
What I meant was they are enabled in car when driving by default. For GT3 cars I usually leave the ABS on but turn the TC off. When you first boot up and jump in the GT3 car the car would have both enabled.

Mahjik
19-02-2016, 15:40
What I meant was they are enabled in car when driving by default. For GT3 cars I usually leave the ABS on but turn the TC off. When you first boot up and jump in the GT3 car the car would have both enabled.

Well yes. If you have the aids set to "Real", all of the aids that the car is supposed to have will be enabled by default. That is the purpose of setting "Real" which is to drive the car as it's intended.

kevin kirk
19-02-2016, 15:58
my ocd makes me have to assign buttons for traction and stability control. Every 5th lap or so I have to click it to see the words on the screen traction control off or stability off just to make sure its off. The struggle is real.

RacingManiac
19-02-2016, 16:07
my ocd makes me have to assign buttons for traction and stability control. Every 5th lap or so I have to click it to see the words on the screen traction control off or stability off just to make sure its off. The struggle is real.

Pretty much that...


Well yes. If you have the aids set to "Real", all of the aids that the car is supposed to have will be enabled by default. That is the purpose of setting "Real" which is to drive the car as it's intended.

While I get that, I think it does that only when you first boot the game, because IIRC later on if I quit a particular event and come back the TC stays off if I turned it off.

At the same token too in the same vein of "as intended", PCARS probably can have adjustable TC on the fly much like R3E does, or for that matter, the engine brake mapping too.

Panopticism
19-02-2016, 17:40
On-the-fly adjustable tc. I have been hoping for that for ages. On-the-fly adjustable turbo boost where permissible as well.

Mahjik
19-02-2016, 18:29
While I get that, I think it does that only when you first boot the game, because IIRC later on if I quit a particular event and come back the TC stays off if I turned it off.

That could go either way. It would be a pain for users who disable it, then move to the next race and have to disable it again (and so on).

Tomcul
19-02-2016, 18:59
What I meant was they are enabled in car when driving by default. For GT3 cars I usually leave the ABS on but turn the TC off. When you first boot up and jump in the GT3 car the car would have both enabled.
When you save a setup for the car it saves if you have it turned off or on for that setup. So when tuning a car if you turn off tc and turn on abs and save that setup for all tracks it works a treat..
This is on real assist settings..

Exoil
19-02-2016, 23:14
Is there any way too see what aids are available to what car on car selection screen?

Coanda
29-03-2016, 04:02
Thanks m8! While I really like PCars, I have to say the UI is a bit confusing at times :p

I couldn't agree more. For me its nice in some ways however mostly strange in others..

hkraft300
29-03-2016, 06:53
Is there any way too see what aids are available to what car on car selection screen?

On selection screen no. I haven't seen it in the game. Though I'm 99% sure there's a list floating around this forum somewhere.
I'd like much more car data in the selection screen: as much as licensing allows. Power/torque graphs and what not. Casey's "Physics of..." Notes. Available assists...

Roger Prynne
29-03-2016, 12:57
Is there any way too see what aids are available to what car on car selection screen?
Not what you want but have a look at this..... http://forum.projectcarsgame.com/showthread.php?44494-List-of-the-cars-with-their-electronic-assists

konnos
30-03-2016, 08:10
I remember reading something about assists going like this: If you have assists to REAL, they might be on even if the car doesn't support it. The poster recommended putting them manually to the OFF position and only then reselect REAL. I m not sure if this is actually true, but I did it anyway...

It's like this joke with the horse-shoe, you might not believe it brings luck, but it doesn't hurt to carry one around :D