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#1 Treetop64

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Posted Jul 17 2019 - 10:39 AM

"Realistic" point of view, sorry...  :mcqueen:

Is there any way to adjust only the driver's eye-point in the cockpit?  One that doesn't move the graphic of the driver's helmet or face?

Love this old gem but one of the things that has always bothered me is the default positioning of the driver's point of view.  It's a bit too high and too far back for my tastes.

Years ago I tried something - don't remember what it was - that moved the driver's eye-point, but it also repositioned the driver's head, resulting in it looking "detached" from his shoulders or further "embedded" into them.  Don't want that...

Also interested in anything that enables tilting the driver's view vertically.  For example, setting a fixed 10 or 15 degree down viewing angle from the horizontal.

I know this is a long shot, but the "giraffe view" in many of these cars is annoying me to no end.  Especially in the 1955 mod.  Love that mod but the driver's perspective is almost like standing on top of the fuel tank behind him as he drives, lol.

Thanks.

Edited by Treetop64, Jul 17 2019 - 10:47 AM.


#2 twinpotter

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Posted Jul 17 2019 - 12:11 PM

GPL Shift may do the job. I think it's got the utility you want as part of its package 🤔🤔

http://www.gplshift.dk/GPLshift/

Hope it helps. Worth a try.

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#3 John Woods

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Posted Jul 18 2019 - 06:00 AM

Threads about using Skid Fun skid pad symmetries, or complex math, to calibrate accurate driver view:

http://srmz.net/inde...showtopic=11301

The tools to use, if not gplshift, are GPLSA and FOVed.


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Posted Jul 18 2019 - 02:40 PM

or be Dan :D

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#5 leon_90

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Posted Jul 18 2019 - 02:46 PM

View PostRoyale, on Jul 18 2019 - 02:40 PM, said:

or be Dan :D

The rollbar was just for aesthetic purpose :D :D

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Posted Jul 27 2019 - 03:59 PM

View Postleon_90, on Jul 18 2019 - 02:46 PM, said:

The rollbar was just for aesthetic purpose :D :D

Rollbar? What rollbar? We're not talking about 500cc Effyhs, are we? :D

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#7 Treetop64

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Posted Aug 22 2019 - 05:19 AM

View PostRoyale, on Jul 18 2019 - 02:40 PM, said:

or be Dan :D

No idea how he managed to shoehorn himself into that Brabham.  Or the Porsche before, which was even smaller.

Those 1500cc F1 cars are shockingly tiny.  Barely bigger than my lawn mower.




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