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HQ Paintjob Tutorial

HQ Paintjob Tutorial from Acyd

buy a new car and all body parts

paint one part in black

save the pj and leave the game
go into skin folder

open the file with gimp/photoshop

clear the pic and rezise to 1024x 1024 or 2048x2048

paint the hole pic in your favorite color

save this with xxx.JPG

go into your skin folder
you can see 3 files
the first file is the game load file
the second file is the old skin file ( delete )
and rename the JPG file ( remove JPG )

back in the game and load your PJ
you can see the black font bumper now in your edit color
use the copy and piant tool in slrr
( copy the font bumper and paint the all parts )

now save the hole PJ
you can see in your skin folder the hole PJ

remove all parts up to those decalable want

now put a decal on car

you can see little mapping mistakes ( not all cars have this problem )

save the PJ ( left, right, front or back )

leave slrr and go too your skin folder you can see the saved ( left ) skin

open all three files with gimp/photoshop
you can see the blurry edges and the mapping mistakes

use the free choose and select the wrong things

paint the choose ( with all files )


save your edit pics with .JPG on the end

back in the game and load your work ( you can see...is not blurry )

add the other side parts and use the copy and paint tool
copy the left door too the right door
copy the left frontquaterpanel too the right frontquaterpanel...

and save
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9. FJ

2012-02-22 19:35

usefull except that it takes some time...

8. Christopher Jason

2011-07-14 11:28

u have to close Renameme then reopen it then it will remove it.


folder options show extensions and rename them your self


7. Brandon_S

2011-07-14 11:09

Having the same problem as Daniel and Colbus.. i'm on Vista and still can't remove the .jpg tag :/

6. Mauricio2008

2011-01-10 01:28

What file format do you use to make photoshop read the car save skin?


5. colbus131

2010-09-07 12:08

how do you do it with windows 7, windows seven seperates the jpg from the title


4. Daniel

2010-09-06 14:57

How can i remove .jpg tag when it not show when i press rename file ?

3. BladerunnerFury

2010-09-04 09:37

or you can do it the other way..

2. wolf75

2010-08-31 09:57

I'm trying this as soon as I can


1. TC2000

2010-08-30 19:36

thanks acyd! good help... :)

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