Vehicle installation

Tools: SparkIV
Tutorial author: FunGt

This tutorial explains how to install a vehicle in GTAIV. Before following the tutorial make a backup of vehicle.img, handling.dat, vehicles.ide and carcols.dat.
  1. Download and extract SparkIV where you want.
  2. Run SparkIV and click Open or Browse.
  3. Select vehicle.img file from \pc\models\cdimages\
  4. If you want to make a backup of the vehicle export its wft and wdt where you want.
  5. To install the new vehicle click Import and select wft and wdt of the vehicle downloaded.
  6. Click Rebuild and Save.
  7. Close SparkIV.

Settings installation

Usually into the archive of the car downloaded you may find a text file with some settings lines, like new colors or a new handling. To install them follow this tutorial.
  1. Open readme.txt that you usually find in the mod.
  2. Search for some lines like these.
  3. Copy a line from readme (screen).
  4. Open with Notepad the file relating to the line, for example handling.dat. All settings files are located in:
    C:\Program Files\Rockstar Games\Grand Theft Auto IV\common\data\
  5. Find the line to replace, delete it and paste the new one.
  6. Save and close the file.
  7. Repeat passage 3-4-5-6 for the other lines.
  8. Play and enjoy.