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Chimney recolors: Virtuous Vinyl Siding Set

by Kimsie Posted 4th May 2008 at 7:49 PM - Updated 17th May 2008 at 1:09 AM by Kimsie : Updated Links
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.

This custom content if it is not clothing, may require a seperate download to work properly. This is available at Colour Enable Package (CEP) by Numenor.

It's been a while this time, with me being away to work, but here is the next set, the Virtuous Vinyl Siding Set. They're all from the base game. Enjoy!

Names from the left: Virtuous Vinyl Siding in "Cream" - Virtuous Vinyl Siding in "Violet Mist" - Virtuous Vinyl Siding in "Coral" - Virtuous Vinyl Siding in "Cornflower" - Virtuous Vinyl Siding in "Ice Blue" - Virtuous Vinyl Siding in "Mint" - Virtuous Vinyl Siding in "Fog"

How to use:
First of all, you need the CEP or the chimneys won't be recolourable at all.
Put your fireplace where you want it. If you move it after you recolored it, the chimney will revert to the red bricks. Then, in Buy or Build Mode, select the Design Tool. Click on the chimney, and the recolors will appear. There are quite a few parts to the chimney and they all need to be recolored separately.
If you experience any problems or oddities, please let me know.

Other Sets:
I got a few requests and ended up creating chimney recolors matching all of Maxis outdoor wallpapers (the ones I consider outdoor, that is). There are quite a few recolors, but they're named after their corresponding wallpaper, and you can easily delete the ones you don't want and keep only your favourites. These are the existing sets. If you have any other requests, let me know and I’ll have a look at it.
  • Bricks Set - Matching Maxis' brick wallpapers: "Backhanded Compliment" Brick Wall Treatment, Brickfest OFB, Coursing Soldier Bricks, Coursing Soldier Bricks in Gray, Industrio Brick Wall, Industrio Brick Wall Basic UNI & Justin Uther Brick Wall Treatment.
  • Timber Siding Set - Matching Maxis' Siding wallpapers Shiver Me Timbers Wood Siding: Army, Bionic Blue, Clay, Grey Slate, Harvest Gold, Ice Blue, Russet & Violet Mist.
  • Vinyl Siding Set - Matching Maxis' Siding wallpapers Virtous Vinyl Siding: Coral, Cornflower, Cream, Fog, Ice Blue, Mint, Violet Mist
  • Scallop Set - NL Matching the Scallop Wall Shingles wallpapers made by Maxis: Blue, Green, Light Wood, Medium Wood, Orange, Pink, White, Yellow
  • Simply Siding Set - Matching Maxis' two simply siding wallpapers, and two others: Duraluminium Siding, Simply Siding in "Hamster", Simply Siding in "Salt", "Wütherbetten" Siding
  • Wood Siding Set - Matching Maxis' wood sidings that didn't really fit in any other category: "Naughty Pine" Siding, "Shingle Bells" Wood Shingles, Shingles by Fairytale2You NL, Wood Clapboard OFB, Wood Clapboard Again OFB, Wood Clapboard Reloaded OFB & Wood Clapboard Repeated OFB
  • Southwestern Style Stucco Set - UNI Matching Maxis' poured wallpapers "Southwestern Style" Stucco: Banana, Coral, Vanilla, Brick Red, Adventurous White & Calming Blue.
  • Stucco Set - Matching Maxis' poured wallpapers Stucco: Cobalt, Craft Work Plastering, Fawn, Honey Pot, Latte, Paste, Putty NL, Rich Rose NL, Sand Dune, Sea Breeze NL, Shadow Grey, Sunshine NL & Way off White
  • Masonry Set - Matching Maxis' Masonry Wallpapers: Blunt Opinion Stone Wall UNI, "Brownstone's Revenge" Basic Masonry, Cinders of Joy OFB, Fay's Fieldstone, "Latipsoh" Green Cinderblocks UNI, "Latipsoh" Slate Grey Cinderblocks UNI, "Running the Rapids" Rock Wall UNI , Sandstone Brick OFB, "Say No More" Wall in Grey Stone UNI, "Sedate Stone" Red Stone Wall UNI, "Sedimentary, My Dear" Ashlar Treatment, SlackCo Cinderblocks NL, "Soft Rock" Faux Stone Blocks, "Stack 'Em Up" Stone Wall UNI, "Wall of Thunder" Red Stone Wall UNI

If you like my work, please hit the Thanks-button.

Additional Credits:
Numenor for making the chimneys recolorable
The creators of SimPE

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
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Kimsie_ChimneyVinylSidingSet.zip

Size: 24.9 KB · Downloads: 3,019 · 5th May 2008
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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
4. CEP Required: The CEP is necessary for this download to work. Make sure that you have the newest version of the CEP installed. Get it here: The Official CEP Download.


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3 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 2 Feedback Posts
Top Secret Researcher
#2 Old 5th May 2008 at 5:24 AM
Yes, I use the vinyl sidings more often when painting a home so these recolors are just up my alley.
Thank You for these and all the others that you have created and shared.
Lab Assistant
#3 Old 29th Jun 2008 at 6:55 PM
Oh thank you! I thought I was stuck forever with the same bricks! Very nice, I have to go see them all now.
Field Researcher
#4 Old 9th Jul 2008 at 8:24 PM
Ah, EXACTLY what I was looking for, thanks so much. :D