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P3D v4 Offset at tire marks - SOLVED

Christian Bahr

Resource contributor
Hi!

I'm currently struggling with a small problem and I'm not sure how to solve it. It's about skid marks of the WIP Chevrolet:

p3dv4_chevrolet_tire_trails.jpg


Where can I adjust this without affecting the driving behavior?
 

Heretic

Resource contributor
Aren't tire marks spawned at wheel contact points? If so, adjust them accordingly.
 

Christian Bahr

Resource contributor
I also got that with the Contact Points as information. But which contact points are intended for this purpose and what effect does a changed value have on driving dynamics?
 

Roy Holmes

Resource contributor
If you put them where they are on the real car it should be OK when driving. If you put them close to the centreline and turn hard the car will roll over, just like a real one.
If you want to know all about contact points go here https://www.prepar3d.com/support/sdk/, then Software Development kit then simulation objects then aircraft configuration files
look in the list for contact points and enjoy the read
Roy
 
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