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Testers Wanted: Buyable Vehicles / No Moveobjects needed for Cars *Updated for EP*

by Petreak Posted 10th Nov 2004 at 10:33 PM - Updated 11th Dec 2008 at 7:57 PM by -Maylin-
137 Comments / replies (Who?) - 25 Feedback Posts
Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.
*Updated 04/08/2005*
These are all of the vehicles in game except 3. They can be placed outside without useing the Moveobjects cheat. They don't do anything special like the ones wintermuteai1 made, they are just for decoration.

Thanks to extensive testing by calakarad, it is now known that all of my vehicles work except for the Limo, Helicopter and UFO. Those 3 caused all the problems with the Carpool not showing up.

*NOTE*
These vehicles might conflict with other game Hacks or Mods.

The original .zip file has been replaced with a new version.
If you have the original car files in your downloads folder, please remove them before you install the new files.

*NEW*
Place the .package files in your /Downloads folder. You will find the cars listed under the Decorations section, in miscellaneous.
These cars all seem to work with the new Expansion pack also.

If you want to use these vehicles on the Community Lot, you no longer need the collections file to find them. They will show up under Miscellaneous, Decorative. Just like all the Maxis made add on objects.

The attached file's are in .zip format.
Style: Not Applicable
Room: Outdoor
Maxis Flags: Unlocked

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
CFL_Petreak_All_Vehicles_v1_2.zip

Size: 160.1 KB · Downloads: 57,156 · 9th Apr 2005
160.1 KB 57,156 9th Apr 2005
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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Guest
#76 Old 15th Jul 2005 at 5:08 PM
Great for making parking lots. Thanks alot!
Test Subject
#77 Old 15th Jul 2005 at 6:19 PM
Thank you! I do wish we could drive them though :S
Test Subject
#78 Old 15th Jul 2005 at 6:37 PM
awsome more cars
Test Subject
#79 Old 16th Jul 2005 at 10:59 AM
Default Car Recoloring or Something like that.
Petreak,

Your cars are awesome! However my friends and I are making a Dukes of Hazzard: Gone Sims" movie. Could you clone one of these cars into a General Lee ('69 Dodge Charger) or post a walk-through on how I could this myself?

Thanks,

Riley

P.S. Here is a JPG image of the General Lee made for Sims1. If that helps you.
P.S.S. Not too be a PITA, but I also sent this in a PM to you!
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Lab Assistant
#80 Old 17th Jul 2005 at 10:58 PM
You've outdone yourself, again. This will be great, im turning the small neighboorhodd of PLeasentview into a bustling city!
Test Subject
#81 Old 30th Jul 2005 at 12:53 AM
i have a question for u guys, how do i take a car and recolor and add stuff to it. like if i want to make the general lee from the dukes of hazzard. i already have the car compleat but every time i try to export it to the game it wont do it. this is how i done the car.

1) took a 1974 trans am from a websiter i downloaded it from.
2) i then took the car to paint and colored it orange and put a rebel flag on top, a 01 on both sides and the word general lee above the doors next to the reble flag, just like the general lee.
3) then i finifsh it off by importing it to the SimPE package editor.
4) last but not least i delete the unwanted pics from the 11 pic of the car(if u know what i mean), then i try to export it to the file thta i started from but i it says " cannot export files to game" or somethin like that.

y does it do that. i only have the first version of the simpe, do i need the new and updated version or do i need something else.

if u know exactilly how to take a downloaded car and turn it into another car like the general lee. plz help me guys.

thanks..
Field Researcher
#82 Old 8th Aug 2005 at 9:26 AM
Hey, I have noticed a 'clash' with another vehicle 'mod' made by Simfantastic2 http://modthesims2.com/showthread.php?p=688989top
I downloaded and installed yours previously and the vehicles weren't showing up when I viewed the neighbourhood screen, even though I had placed them on lots while in-game (primarily the pickup truck as I am fond of using it in Stangetown *grins*) As they worked during gameplay I didn't see an issue, but after finding Simfantastic2's recolours (I wanted a red truck and a fawn/white one) the game froze after I installed it and then when I managed to get it working mysteriously gameplay was choppy at best. So seeing as how the recolours were showing up in neighbourhood view I deleted yours (all 22 or so) in game and things looked to have improved. I can't tell you what else caused it but I can only assume we can't have two similar objects (even though they used different 'base objects' isn't that correct?) in game. I may be wrong like I said but just thought I'd bring it to your attention. Damn shame though, especially for the NPC vehicles (like cop car and ambulance which are useful for storytelling). Guess I was greedy; wanted all the cars plus recolours too? *shrugs again*
Thanks anyway for your galant effort. Hope it's just my comp glitch and not your mod. :D
Test Subject
#83 Old 9th Aug 2005 at 1:07 PM
What's the 'move_objects' cheat?
Guest
#84 Old 9th Aug 2005 at 8:15 PM
Press ctrl+c then type in move_objects on to turn the cheat on.
To turn it off, do the same except instead of on, put off.
Field Researcher
#85 Old 11th Aug 2005 at 2:44 PM
Thanx looks great
Test Subject
#86 Old 13th Aug 2005 at 12:50 AM
Thanks! This helps out with greater details in community lots.
Test Subject
#87 Old 13th Aug 2005 at 12:53 AM
How do you get your Sims from your games to be in your avatar folder for MTS2 when posting your replys.
Field Researcher
#88 Old 19th Aug 2005 at 2:31 AM
Cool! Thanks for sharing! I needed to populate a parking lot.
Test Subject
#89 Old 19th Aug 2005 at 7:48 PM
Good on you Petresk. Your work has inspired others to carry it on to a useable result. Keep on keeping on. your effort is much appreciated.
Test Subject
#90 Old 2nd Sep 2005 at 12:49 PM
Great, thank you!
Test Subject
Original Poster
#91 Old 12th Sep 2005 at 10:56 PM
The new expansion is about to come out that makes vehicles buyable. I suggest that everyone remove my cars before intalling the new expansion in case there are some conflicts. I'll test the cars with the new expansion as soon as I get it and see if I find any problems. If anyone else find problems, please let me know about them.
Inventor
#92 Old 7th Oct 2005 at 12:32 PM
Thank you very much for all your hardwork petreak!
Happy Moddin'/Simmin'!
xts

(Quote) ~ "If it isn't one thing, it's going to be another. It is usually one thing. Oh man, is it a mother" (The Mother of All Things) - PB
Scholar
#93 Old 7th Oct 2005 at 3:40 PM
if you have nightlife you don't need these.
Inventor
#94 Old 8th Oct 2005 at 6:41 AM
I do have nightlife but I cannot get them int he game by just grabbing them like these are. So far, no glitches..
xts

(Quote) ~ "If it isn't one thing, it's going to be another. It is usually one thing. Oh man, is it a mother" (The Mother of All Things) - PB
Lab Assistant
#95 Old 8th Oct 2005 at 8:54 PM Last edited by nicvncnt : 8th Oct 2005 at 8:59 PM. Reason: Typo
these work great with N/L - you can populate parking lots in community lots with them and there is no conflict with your own sim's vehicle
Inventor
#96 Old 27th Oct 2005 at 1:17 AM
Nicvncnt. That's what I've done, including an attempt at a firestation. Sure wish ea would come out with something like that. Hospitals, firestations, police stations, etc that you can visit and file complaints at lol. :D

Cars still work great so far. no conflicts known.

Thanks still
xts

(Quote) ~ "If it isn't one thing, it's going to be another. It is usually one thing. Oh man, is it a mother" (The Mother of All Things) - PB
Lab Assistant
#97 Old 20th Nov 2005 at 6:46 AM
ca nyou make these driveable for NL just like normal buyable cars. and maby even the helicoper and UFO..... just maby
Test Subject
#98 Old 27th Nov 2005 at 11:55 AM
can you actually use the vecihles to travel to community lots etc instead of calling a cab :fallen:
Lab Assistant
#99 Old 13th Jan 2006 at 12:56 AM
when i was looking for a drivable bus, i found more than just a bus! thanks!
Test Subject
#100 Old 14th Jan 2006 at 5:47 PM
Working Cars
This is a really cool upload. You should try and get these cars to work for real. Now thats theres nightlife you can do that! that would be so cool if these cars would be animated!
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