Lately I've noticed lots of things that are odd in Forza 2. For example, my tuned (And yes I tuned more than gearing and aero) S 998 Guldstrand was toasted by about 6 S 997 C5 ZO6 Corvettes. I don't get it, wtf would the crappier versions of the same car be faster? It was all in one room on nissan speedway and they ALL beat me quite a bit. Also, I don't get wth is with the muscle cars. Did the devs love muscle cars or what? It's BS, in just about every class my fastest cars still get beat by muscle cars and yes this is on tracks that have cornering. I just don't understand it, there is no way those old things can possibly out do all my newer tuned cars. I understand this game is realistic but this stuff makes me quite question it. Such as the GT40. That car is way overpowered imo. It's able to beat just about anything at all. Whereas the Enzo was the hated and "best" car in Forza 1 now the GT40 basically is. I don't get how a car that is S 986 or 975 or something is able to beat my S 995-998 car that is tuned. It's really pissed me off to the point I'm tired of playing it. I was Pro (23) and now I'm Pro (21) because of all these BS losses. The stupidest cars are able to beat everything and the cars that should be good are useless. I mean, wtf do we have F1 race car tuners playing the game now or something? Everyone can't know that much about these cars (Not that I do) but I lose on straightaways where my car is supposed to be able to do like 230 or 240 yet it only reaches 220 or so on the Nurburgring straightaway. This game was much better when it first came out for some reason and it's gotten worse now that it's been out. So is this just me or is anyone else noticing the amount of odd cars winning everything? EDIT: Er sorry, if this should've been in the Xbox section please move it there.
What is this place?
16th February 2007
Muscle cars are designed to be very fast cars. If your talking about your top speed via the Dyno on the tuning section then there are a couple of factors that affect your car. Its affected by track suface; tire temp, pressure, wear; and some other minor factors. If your car is designed to go REALLY fast it shouldn't be that far off. I don't see why your car isn't reaching its top speed. Make sure your tires are the top of the line racing slicks. If your using a manual transmission make sure you get your shift times down packed as shifting early or late can affect your cars performace. I recommend automatic tranny because you can focus more on accelerating and braking with out having to fumble with shifing up or down. I say revert your cars gear ratios, downforce, boost, tire pressure, tire camber, rear drivetrain, and suspension back to the original setting. If that doesn't help I'm not sure what you need to do to kick some ass. I don't do anything except buy all the top of the line upgrades and leave the tuning alone. Hope this helps. [COLOR=black]Cheers,[/COLOR] [COLOR=black]David (a.k.a. GateCrusher420)[/COLOR]
See, sometimes I wonder if tuning it does harm. I usually tune so it is easy for me to drive (Usually adjusting for understeer and oversteer) as well as the proper aerodynamics and braking. I particularly had trouble with the little Honda Civics when I dropped a loaded S2000 motor in them with them completely burning out when the turbo kicks in. I had to set the differential on acceleration to 0 so it would stop drifting left and right when the turbo kicked in. Additionally, when the turbo kicks in I see the TCS light come on even though I'm in like 4th gear or so. I can't drive with TCS off unless it's an AWD car (I've tried to and it's just a hassle for me). If I had it off it would go from under control to fishtailing wildly. Is there a real way to counter something like that? I almost exclusively use manuals because the automatic shifts right before the red and I shift right before the redline (Learned this from R4-R1 races where the computer didn't and I did which made me win). On a side note, something I find funny is that the free 07 Nissan Altima 3.5 download is actually a competent S class car. I got it up to 998 and even though it is FWD I put a race spoiler on it and it quite improved the handling. It has an almost perfect balance between over and understeer. I came in second out of about 6 muscle cars ironicly (It was Nurburgring though and I believe a Barracuda beat me, I passed him when he screwed up a few times but he kept up the speeds and I couldn't last on the straightaway). I find quite a bit of the cheap cars can actually be turned into substantial racers (specificly the Silvia S15 aka Silvia Type R). Thats what I really enjoy about this game, but I don't see how that GT40 becomes such a fast car or how those other cars can beat mine. I've got the shifting down pat and only screw up a couple times (usually in races I end up winning). I've bought almost all the Japanese cars and I still haven't found one I quite like more than the others (I still need to buy a bunch of Nissans and one Mazda/Honda/Toyota). A lot of the specs on the spec sheet like handling and braking don't always correlate to the car. I mean, I have a 998 RX-8 and it handles like crap even though it says it's 5.8 braking and 5.6 handling with race slicks.
Keep honking im reloading
19th September 2006
I Haven't played online, but my Guldstrand and the step above it (forget what its called) was straigh up ownd by a few co6's. So i sold all mt vettes. now i stick to Japanese cars lol.
well a nissan versus porsches and corvettes. Those are one of the fantest brands in the world. And, no offence, a muscle car vs a tuned car wins almost. Did you watched fast and the furious, the second one? A tuned evolution vs an old muscle car. They said that they didnt stood a chance versus those cars, they needed to use all their nitro at the correct moment.. Muscle cars, especially americans, they just rock..