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Add-ons Cars with same name in files

  • Well I'm pretty new on this thing about modding on GTA V, I know the basics about install & set the handling for Add-ons but I didn't found any information about how to change the name. I found tutorials about Replace but since they have different files I feel a bit lost. My main problem is I have 2 GT-R35, one is stock and the other is a custom version that I would like to have together in game without taking off the stock one. I tried to change the folders name but the game only recognize 1 and I guess it's because both have the same model name in the files.
    My question is basically which files and things I need to check and change without messing anything, I just want to simply change the name of one of them to have them both in game.
    Thanks in advance.

  • @DUB95

    Simple enough you've got most of the logic there.

    • This is for the vehicle sharing the same model name. Check by going into the model directory in dlc.rpf\x64\vehicles.rpf

    Go into the models within the dlc.rpf e.g. mods\update\x64\dlcpacks\r35\dlc.rpf\x64\vehicles.rpf\

    • You'll see the models in there rename them something else e.g. if they are r35 maybe call them r35x.

    • If tuning mods are present rename them as well. dlcpacks\r35\dlc.rpf\x64\vehiclemods so i'd rename them to r35x_mods.rpf from r35_mods.rpf

    • Next go to where all the text files for the vehicle are kept e.g. mods\update\x64\dlcpacks\r35\dlc.rpf\data

    Here you wanna open and edit the names of the car in the files to what you have named them e.g. Open Handling-change <handlingName>r35</handlingName> to <handlingName>r35x</handlingName> then save and close. It's the same with all the text files you find in there with the old model name.

    Off the top of my head it's Carcols.meta, Vehicles.Meta, Handling.meta, Carvariations.meta.

    Lastly you want to go back to the beginning of the add-on and find content.xml and setup2.xml

    In content.xml :

    Change all the entries so they look like this and dont forget the tuning mods name needs to be changed as well.


    and in Setup2.xml :


    The last thing to do from here is change the name of the folder of the addon e.g. if the folder that contained the dlc is called R35 rename it to what you did in the content.xml and setup2.xml after that edit the dlclist to reflect the new name.

    If you've simply got a car with different models but the same mod folder name e.g. Vans123 mods all you have to do is :

    • Change the name of the folder of the addon e.g. if the folder that contained the dlc is called Vans123 rename it to Vans1231
    • Go into the dlc and open content.xml and setup2.xml in this case i'd find all the entries saying Vans123 and add the 1 on the end to match the dlc folder name of Vans1231.

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