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December 20, 2020

[How-to] Stream Vehicles/Models from Server to Client – Modding Tutorials




This tutorial is aimed at people who want to host their own server and stream vehicles or models to their players. Please note that this tutorial was written assuming that you already have a basic server setup and working. If not, use that Support forums for the support for this.

  1. Open your main server folder. In this example the path is is C: Servers
  2. Navigate to C: Server resources
  3. There you should see the following files;


Creating the stream folders

Once you have sorted the above, you have confirmed that you have an empty server. Now we need to add the stream path.

  1. Create another folder in resources.
    You can give it any name you want, but for this example I'll name it financial assets


  1. In this folder you should add another folder called stream.
  2. You also need to add one __resource.lua File.
    To create this file, simply create a Wordpad file and rename it to __resource.lua it doesn't have to contain anything.

It should look like this:

Set up streams

In the stream folder you can place the models you want to stream.

  1. Within C: Server Resources Assets Stream Create a folder that has the same name as the model you want to stream.
    In this example we stream the ambulance Model.
  2. So now this path should be: C: Server Resources Assets Stream Ambulance
  3. Put that .yft and .yearly course Files here.


  1. You need to create a new folder Electricity for any vehicle or model you want to replace.
Add the stream files to your server.cfg

Place start assets after another begin Entries

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