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Downloads » GT Legends » Mods

1970 Mini 850

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AuthorProtobuilders
Size20.01 MB ( 20978821 bytes )
Added7:39pm, 8th April 2018
Version1.2
Downloads280
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version 1.2 installation:
- Delete "1970 Mini 850" folder from Gamedata\Teams\TC-76\ if it exists.
- Extract to your GTL main folder.
- Select Mini Cooper S or GTC-TC-76 from classes menu to select car.
- Do not use version 1.0 car setups or you'll lose the superior handling of the new physics.

Version 1.2 Has complete fix for the physics; previous version had wrong tyre file and correct one needed a lot of work to all the other physics. Terrible sorry for thos who downloaded the 1.0 version as it was no way able to compete against anything. This version does compete very well. :)

Mini was found more than just small people carrier quite soon after it was shown public. 850cc powered car found its way soon to Rallies and Track. in 1961, just before the Cooper model got momentum, John Whitmore won BSCC in 850cc Mini showing that even with its limitations, Car had potential. As soon as Cooper model was launched, 850cc version was slowly but surely being forgotten from racing even though it ran in different class than it's bigger brothers.

When the new Group 2 regulations arrived in 1970, ETCC start lists show few entries for Group 2 Minis in below 850cc class. Horst Garthe (Germany) even won Zandvoort ETCC race 850cc class from the front of whole fleet of Abarth 850TC Corsas which were technologially superior.
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Protobuilders Proudly present;
The 1970 Mini 850
version 1.2

Installation:
- Delete "1970 Mini 850" folder from Gamedata\Teams\TC-76\ if it exists.
- Extract to your GTL main folder.
- Select Mini Cooper S or GTC-TC-76 from classes menu to select car.
- Do not use version 1.0 car setups or you'll lose the superior handling of the new physics.


Brought to you by:
Nappe1


Acknowledgements:
- Simbin AB: for the original Mini model
- Sharpo: for the wide arches and wheel sets
- James_1: for the nobumpers bumper style.

Thanks:
- Whoops for TC-65 skins, which unfortunately were left for next version as this car is part of the upcoming online championships.
- Gravin and Ga2jo for support Protobuilders. (Ga2jo we miss you, where are you?)



Differences to original Austin Mini Cooper S:
- Complete Standalone (G)TC-76 class with wide arches bodystyle.
- Complete new, Authentic physics. A mixture of early Mini Seven racers and late FIA group 2 physics of 850cc Mini.
- Engine is low on power, but has quite lot low end torque, as the 848cc BMC A-series was
- Authentic 4-speed short ratio racing gearbox with real world selection of final gears. (lot's of them)
- Uses (G)TC-76 spec tyres, so lots of grip to optimize driving line.
- two authentic Longman 850cc Mini Seven racing skins (#51 and #55)
- One (#6) fictional skin to memory of F1 Venue Championship season 2009 and The REAL Mod.
- Mod cars features extra class tags SIM_TC76 and SIM_ETCC1970 for those who want to build own single player championship.

Mini was found more than just small people carrier quite soon after it was shown public. 850cc powered car found its way soon to Rallies and Track. Quite soon was also found that single cam bearing engine tuning potential was greatly reduced due cam being so sensitive to higher rpms. As soon as Cooper model was launched, 850cc version was slowly but surely being forgotten from racing even though it ran in different class than it's bigger brothers. However in 1961, just before the Cooper model got momentum, John Whitmore won BSCC in 850cc Mini showing that even with its limitations, Car had potential. In 1966 Mini Seven racing class was introduced to cheap way to get in touring car racing. Car was cheap to buy and in certain limits also rather cheap to tune for racing. Entries for international races for 850cc Minis were scarse, but when the new Group 2 regulations arrived, ETCC start lists show few entries for Group 2 Minis in below 850cc class. Horst Garthe (Germany) even won Zandvoort ETCC race 850cc class from the front of whole fleet of Abarth 850TC Corsas which were technologially superior.

In early 70's Mini Seven racers usually used 970S block with extremely short stroke. As S-blocks featured more cam bearings and being stroked down to 850cc, allowed these machines use very high rpms. However this mod features a normal 848cc block developed to the max and so the maximum rpm is rather low. However the suspension has been modifed to ones used in Mini Seven racing.

If you ever wondered what made the Original mini so exciting in eyes of John Cooper or Ralph Broad, Take this baby up to JCRR's splendid St. Roch with very low final gear... After that you figure out the answer. :)


Conversion to other games:
- Due this mod using so many author additions, permission wise conversion is close to impossible.


Next version includes:
- TC-65 variant, which would compete with possible 850cc version of Imp.

Modding information:
- Original Mini templates can be used, just use same naming for dds files as the cars included in this package.
- Genstring works just like in Original Mini with following changes:
1. ONLY sharpo's widearched bodystyles, bodystyle letters: u,v,w,x,y same order as their non widearch counterparts in original mini, eg. 1=u, 2=v, 3=w and so on and so forth.
NO original Mini bodystyles!
2. sharpo's wider wheel styles: u,v,w,x,y
"u" = silver painted.
"v" = black painted centre with polished rim.
"w" = silver painted centre with highly polished rim.
"x" = red painted centre with alloy rim.
"y" = black painted.

NO original Mini wheelstyles!

3. James_1's No Bumpers bumperstyle is as style "n".



Version History:
- 1.0: 1st April, 2018: First release version.
- 1.2: 8th of April, 2018: Complete fix for the physics; previous version had wrong tyre file and correct one needed a lot of work to all the other physics.


1st of April, 2018
Nappe1 Signs out.
Version History [hide]
Version Released Downloads
1.2 7:39pm, 8th April 2018 145
1.0 11:59am, 1st April 2018 135

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