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Unread post #1by willy1962 » 10.07.2017, 18:03

I hope you make a bigger engine to use with the double trailers.

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Unread post #2by FRANK_WOT » 10.07.2017, 20:16

willy1962 wrote:I hope you make a bigger engine to use with the double trailers.

The current engines are powerful enough (unless you mean you want to pull 100 ton payload at 80mph uphill).

With 2779Nm of torque you can pull anything. That being said, you need the correct differential ratio. The problem with the current version of K108/K200 is the available differential ratios. I think the 18 speed transmission only has a 3.25 diff option ?? That is way to low.

To make a nice double trailer tractor you need something like 3.91 or 4.10. That is why SCS included transmissions with higher diff ratios in the Heavy Haul DLC for the vanilla trucks. In real life, the engines you can spec with a new K200 only goes to 2779Nm/2050 lb-ft torque (not tuned) and they use those engines to pull massive road trains in Australia but with rear diff ratios of 4.33 or even higher.

If RTA can add higher diff ratios the current engines will have no problem pulling the doubles.

I would suggest the following ratios for the K108/K200 :

18 speed with 3.78 ; 3.91 ; 4.1 ; 4.33

13 speed with 3.25 ; 3.36 ; 3.55 ; 3.78

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Unread post #3by willy1962 » 11.07.2017, 19:19

Oké thanks.
I only don`t know where to change the ratios you suggest.


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