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Ecto-1 ! Big *updated* [13/12/2011]

by xdarkshadowx Posted 21st Jun 2010 at 6:38 PM - Updated 13th Dec 2011 at 1:45 PM by xdarkshadowx : Update for compatibility with the new "Pets" 1.26.89 patch - and new design
117 Comments / replies (Who?) - 3 Feedback Posts, 15 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh, and means that it's a brand new self contained object that usually does not require a specific Expansion pack (although this is possible depending on the type). It may have Recolours hosted on MTS - check below the description for more information.
hi everybody

Here is a really expected Car for your sims. The ECTO-1
dedicated to every Ghostbuster's movie fan.. like me

This is an original mesh entire modeled in Blender 3D by myself
I’ve been working on this project one weeks and i try to modeled like the original ECTO-1 from the movie.. i hope you like it...

BIG *UPDATED*[13/12/2011]
- Tested for compatibility with the new "Pets" 1.26.89 patch on Base Game
- Completely redesigned car
Please Redownload the file and either delete or overwrite the old one.

ECTO-1 Version 2
Better mesh with less polys, new handmade textures using my graphics tablet

8 new presets using stencils, Yes 8, choose whatever you want

Redesigned roof, removing unnecessary accessories and adding 9 slots to put in whatever you want

new UV Mapping and something that everyone was waiting, fully working siren, borrowed from the police car
you can turn on-off the siren while driving
the siren sound is the same that the police car, i don't want to make a custom sound, the custom sound can crash the game and i don't want this happen

The New Ecto-1 costs $15,000 $ 8,500 in game, can be found in the vehicles section
-Work fine for me, but let me know if you run into any problems.

Enjoy the new car everyone and sorry for the update delay

Polygon Counts:
V= 15,640 V=13,414
F=19,993 F=18,015

Additional Credits:
WesHowe for the Milkshape tools. ( Millions of thanks for your amazing tools )
Inge and Peter L Jones for the S3OC Object Cloner and S3PE.
Echo for Postal.
And the whole community of creators that make this possible.

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 3
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
MTSDarkShadow-Ecto1-2011.rar | Version 2011 - Update for compatibility with the new "Pets" 1.26.89 patch

Size: 1.53 MB · Downloads: 8,348 · 13th Dec 2011
1.53 MB 8,348 13th Dec 2011
TS3_DarkShadow_GhostBusters_Ecto-1.rar | Old Version

Size: 1.25 MB · Downloads: 12,113 · 20th Aug 2010
1.25 MB 12,113 20th Aug 2010
Don't forget to Thank the creator after downloading! Use the Thanks button located above the screenshots above.
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1. Click the file listed on the Files tab to download the file to your computer.
2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file. Now you will have either a .package or a .sims3pack file.

For Package files:

1. Cut and paste the file into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Mods\Packages folder. If you do not already have this folder, you should read the full guide to Package files first: Sims 3:Installing Package Fileswiki, so you can make sure your game is fully patched and you have the correct Resource.cfg file.
2. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

For Sims3Pack files:

1. Cut and paste it into your Documents\Electronic Arts\The Sims 3\Downloads folder. If you do not have this folder yet, it is recommended that you open the game and then close it again so that this folder will be automatically created. Then you can place the .sims3pack into your Downloads folder.
2. Load the game's Launcher, and click on the Downloads tab. Find the item in the list and tick the box beside it. Then press the Install button below the list.
3. Wait for the installer to load, and it will install the content to the game. You will get a message letting you know when it's done.
4. Run the game, and find your content where the creator said it would be (build mode, buy mode, Create-a-Sim, etc.).

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Test Subject
#101 Old 22nd May 2012 at 9:08 AM
Originally Posted by AJSimon
That's cool! Thanks!
my name is yorrick XD
Test Subject
#102 Old 16th Jun 2012 at 7:14 PM
Could you make your Ecto1, Batmobile, and Mystery Machine as Sims3Packs
Test Subject
#103 Old 19th Jul 2012 at 7:13 PM
Just logged in for the firs time in a while, finally the ecto 1 has a siren, not the actual one but at least there is one, well done xdarkshadowx.

Lab Assistant
#104 Old 23rd Aug 2012 at 12:58 AM
now all we need is Ecto 1a! ^_^ now that I am on sims 3 I can use this, quite sad that the top part in the updated version was removed :/
Field Researcher
#105 Old 10th Oct 2012 at 11:49 PM
WOOT! Who you gonna call? THANK YOU!
#106 Old 20th Sep 2013 at 9:11 PM
i use this for career
Test Subject
#107 Old 19th Dec 2013 at 7:42 PM
Test Subject
#108 Old 23rd Feb 2014 at 5:25 AM
Awesome work man! Would love for some Ghostbuster's Ghost Caws
#109 Old 19th Mar 2014 at 4:12 AM
Nice! Thank you so much, for real!
Test Subject
#110 Old 25th Apr 2014 at 6:27 PM
Please help! I don't speak einglish: I speak Hungarian.

What should I do? No mods folder!
Test Subject
#111 Old 11th Jun 2014 at 2:58 AM
My husband loves GB so now when I make him a Ghost hunter he can have the Ecto-1 to drive to work. Thanks :)
Test Subject
#112 Old 28th Jul 2014 at 7:12 PM
amazing create stuff
Test Subject
#113 Old 6th Oct 2014 at 9:21 AM
I love your stuff and I have patch 1.54 and it works great with my patch too.
Test Subject
#114 Old 21st Oct 2015 at 10:08 PM
This will be a great work vehicle for my ghost hunter sim. Extra thanks for all the options and hard work you put into this project!
Lab Assistant
#115 Old 20th Dec 2015 at 8:17 PM
Test Subject
#116 Old 11th Apr 2016 at 11:15 PM
fantastic job! amazing!
Field Researcher
#117 Old 17th Jun 2019 at 5:00 PM
Has anyone converted this to Sims2 yet?
Field Researcher
#118 Old 11th Jan 2020 at 11:22 PM
Please someone convert this to Sims4, I don't care if its just decorative
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