More:Grand Theft Auto: Vice City: Vehicles
Play the Guardian Angels mission. Fail the mission and take the
Admiral that your associates arrived in. It is dent and bullet
After you pass or fail the Guardian Angels mission, go to the
white car to the right of the stairs that you will go back down.
This car is bulletproof, fireproof, and damage proof. However,
if it flips upside down it will explode and will still cause you
to drown if driven into water.
It is possible to obtain this car after passing the Guardian Angels
mission. After you pass the mission, Diaz turns left and he disappears,
leaving the Admiral in the middle of the intersection.
When you are about to complete the Guardian Angels mission by
entering the pink circle, shoot Diaz's car. When Tommy asks "Where's
Lance?", turn left and Diaz's car will be there without him
Make sure you have a garage to save this vehicle. Play the mission
where you have to chase a man down an alley on a dirt bike and
retrieve your Boss' briefcase. Your Boss' white Admiral is bulletproof
and wreck proof. Instead of going back to talk to him. carefully
park cars in front of his car. You may want to use tanks. Make
sure he cannot drive off. Talk to him, he will bid you farewell
then try to drive off. After awhile he will disappear from the
driver's seat. Get in, park the car in your garage, and save the
game. You can keep this indestructible car throughout the game.
Note: The tires can be popped, and if a tank hits it you it will
Do the Check Out At The Check-In phone mission. Before you start
the mission, get a Rhino and put it in a garage at Sunshine Autos.
Then, kill the man and take the package. Get a car and go to the
Pay 'N' Spray at Sunshine Autos. Then, get the Rhino in your garage
and blow up one of the Admirals. Push it into your garage and
you will have a pitch black Admiral.
Ambulance: Ride on top
When somebody dies near you, an ambulance will soon appear. Before
it starts to leave, jump on it and stay there to get a ride through
the town. When the ambulance reaches a red light and a car is
in front of it, the ambulance will hit the car and you will start
to get thrown off. To prevent this, move towards the center of
the ambulance. The same thing will happen when the ambulance is
going around a corner.
Go to the Greasy Choppers Bike Club in Downtown to find the patriotic
Behind Escobar International Airport is a pile of luggage with
a car that resembles a Caddy. This is the Baggage Handler. There
is also one on the side of the airport.
Get your wanted level to six stars. The army troops will arrive
in Barracks O.L.s.
BF Injection: Flip and spin in the air
Enable the "Full health", "Car floats
on water", and "Better driving skills" codes. Drive
into the sea and press R3 or L3 in the water to
do a jump. When you are upside down in the water, press R3
again. If timed correctly, your BF Injection should fly into the
air, performing flips and spins.
Blood Ring Bangers
After winning the Destruction Derby at Hyman Stadium,
two Blood Ring Bangers will be parked outside. Once you exit the
stadium, go to the right. Thenm walk around the stadium until
you see the first parking area. There will be two Blood Ring Bangers.
They will respawn if you destroy them, and will be at that same
place forever. Each time you find those cars, they will change
in number, color, and/or graphic design.
Go to Escobar International Airport and go straight
around the terminal to find a Caddy.
Get outside the golf course on the road for the main entrance.
Walk on that road in front of the main entrance, constantly looking
at the street next to it. When you see a Caddy coming in the distance,
run in the direction its going to cut him off. If you run out
of energy, shoot at the Caddy with a pistol. The driver should
get out and run away.
Jack a Caddy while in the Leaf Links golf course. There is a ramp
to the right of the entrance of the golf course off a paved road/walkway.
It will take you to the entrance outside of Leaf Links. You can
get any of your weapons back that you had to drop to enter Leaf
Links by doing this.
Go to the lighthouse in the Ocean Beach area. Before you cross
the bridge, you should see a Rampage icon to your left next to
a big huge bush near the street. After you cross the bridge, walk
up to the first or second bush to your right. If you look very
close, you may be able to see something there. Stand next to the
bush and press Triangle (PlayStation2) or Y (Xbox).
Tommy should immediately run inside the bush and hop in the hidden
Caddy. Note: There is also a Hidden Package on the steps to the
Enable the "Car floats on water" code then get in a
Caddy at Leaf Links. Drive it into the ocean and just head towards
the beach at Vice Point or Washington Beach.
Caddy: Drive out of the golfing area
PlayStation2 enable the "Dodo
car" code. Steal a golf cart (Caddy) and drive towards the
exit area (where the view is from a security camera). Instead
of going in that area, go up the grass hill to the left of the
stairs. Fly over the house by pressing Analog-stick Down.
Try to avoid the windows which pop out and stop you from flying.
If you make it on the roof, go right or left immediately to avoid
the big pillar then continue down to the street. This may be difficult
at first, but can be done with some practice.
Steal a Caddy, then take it to the building where you first entered.
Drive it off to the right, where there is a ramp you can take
to get onto the street outside of Leaf Links.
Caddy: Front flips and barrel rolls
Enable the "Better driving skills" code and
steal a Caddy from somewhere. When going fast enough, press R3
to jump. As soon as you land, press R3 again to do a front
flip. Some practice may be required to get the correct timing.
To do a barrel roll repeatedly, jump it three times and when it
starts rolling over, turn the wheels in the opposite direction
that you are rolling. Keep the wheels turned, then it will keep
Caddy: Fast version
Enable the "Change wheel size" code four
or more times. Then, spawn a Caddie. You now have a "Super
Caddie" which has faster speed. Ranchers,Dune Buggys , and
Baggage Handlers have the same effect. This also makes Banshees
and Comets act like tanks. You can also enable the "Perfect
handling" code to do wheelies.
Go to the docks behind the warehouse (where the party
boat is located) and look around for a Cheetah. This car respawns
often. If you steal it too much, it may not spawn for a long time.
Look at the mirrors on the Cheetahs. Some of them only
have a mirror on the driver's side door and are higher. The others
have two mirrors, mounted lower.
The FBI Cheetah can be found on the left side of the
map at the police station near the bottom at about 21:00 until
Coach: Easy money
Hijack a Coach bus. You can ride around town and look
for the bus stop signs. You will make $5 for each person you pick
up. Sometimes you can even wait at the bus stop and people will
start entering the bus.
Coach: Ride with cops
Go to a bus stop and wait for a bus. Get in and kill
the driver. Attract the police, get them near the door, then go
in. The police will enter with you but you will not get caught.
Coach: Easier getaway from cops
If you are running from the cops, hijack a Coach. Even
though they are very slow, they are very big and can withstand
a lot of damage. The police cars cannot stop it or make it spin
out. Unfortunately, when the bus catches on fire, it takes a long
time to get out of it, and there is a good chance that you will
Coach: Drive with many women
Enable the "Tommy groupies" code and get a Coach. Let women get in with you. If you exit the bus, all thewomen that were riding with you will get off and follow you.
Coast Guard boat
Go to the bridge leading from Starfish Island to Little
Haiti. Go down the road until you see the first big boat. Look
for a small strip dock. Go to the end and look in the water. You
should see a different looking boat; just fall off onto it.
Once you unlock the second island, go to Vice Port and go to the
place where you meet Rico (from the Cuban mission Naval Engagement).
Go onto the docks heading north. You will see a wire from the
water. Go near it and enter the boat. You should now be in the
Coast Guard boat.
Cuban Hearse: Fire on wheels
PlayStation2 Jack a Cuban Hearse. Hold
R1 + X and look at the back tires. There will be
fire coming out of the wheels.
Buy the shipyard in Vice Port for $10,000. The boat
will respawn there and will be yours for the taking.
To get the Deluxo, you must first purchase Sunshine
Autos. Go down to where all of the garages are and look for one
with a dry-erase board next to it. This board indicates what cars
you need to bring to that garage. Once you bring in all of the
cars, you will receive the Deluxo and Sunshine Autos will also
begin making money for you.
You can find a Dirt Bike in the alley near Ken Rosenberg's
office in Washington Beach.
Enforcer: Free armor
Steal an Enforcer and you will get full armor instantly.
Get your wanted level to five stars. When the FBI arrives,
they will do so in a FBI Rancher.
Go downtown to the Well Stacked Pizza. Go to the nearby
alley (the south alley shaped like a near perfect square on the
map). Look around to find a black Washington. If it is not there,
then drive away a distance (like to Hyman Memorial Stadium) then
return. If not, do it again.
As soon as you have completed the "Demolition
Man" mission for Avery, go under the building you blew up.
You should find a fire truck there. If not, there might be one
on the road extinguishing the fire.
The Gang Burrito is located on Prawn Island on the front porch of a graffitied house. It is a red van with a redspoiler.
Complete the fourth and final list of cars at Sunshine
You can unlock the Hotring Demolition Derby cars by successfully
completing all three events in the stadium. The two cars will
be parked over by the left side of the stadium.
Hotring Racer: Third type
Go to Sunshine Autos after the asset is fully completed.
Take the racer from the showroom, then use the codes to spawn
Hotring Racers 1 and 2. Line them up and compare them to see that
there are in fact three different Hotring Racers.
Once you have completed the Keep Your Friends Close
mission, a Hunter will be available at the back of Fort Baxter
Air Base near the airport. To get it, either use the police uniform
which is unlocked after a certain mission is completed (located
at the Washington Beach police department, inside the locker room
to the left of the entrance), or simply fly a helicopter high
overhead to the back of the base, then quickly land and get in
Get a helicopter and get your wanted level to two stars. Go to
Fort Baxter Air Base. You should see the Hunter in the back, where
its fenced in. Bail out when you are directly over the Hunter.
Get in and repeatedly enable the "Health" code to recover
from the soldiers that are shooting at you. Get airborne and fly
out of there.
After collecting all 100 hidden packages, the Hunter will be available
at the helipad in the Ocean Beach area at the southern tip of
the first island.
Go to the police station in Washington Beach (located about three
blocks south of the Malibu Club). Walk inside, turn left to the
locker room and get the uniform there. Note: It only appears there
after the Copland mission has been completed. Go into Fort Baxter
Air Base. The military will then not consider you an enemy, and
thus not fire. Break the barricade at the base and immediately
go north (left). You will see stairs there. Get out, climb up
those stairs, and run towards the catwalk for the building that
you are in. Go through the catwalk and down the stairs on the
other side of the fence (that contains the Rhino). You need to
be able to reach the high guard tower (or that area). Once you
are close to the guard tower, run to the obstacle course, then
all the way across it. When you are at the other side, make a
left turn and go through the gate.
Once you complete the story missions, look in the Ocean Beach area at the house near the docks of the Cortez missions. It has a helipad, which should now spawn a Hunter. You no longer need to run around in Fort Baxter Air Base to get it.
To get the Hunter easier, complete the game, get the usual police
uniform, and enable the "Pedestrians riot" code. When
you fly overhead, the soldiers guarding Fort Baxter Air Base will
be too busy killing each other to cause too much trouble.
PlayStation2 Once in the Hunter, press R3
to begin Brown Thunder vigilante mission.
Play the All Hands on Deck mission and get to the part where the
bridge is blocked off. Note: Do not unblock the bridge as it will
give you as much time as you want to get the Hunter. Wait until
two Maverick helicopters appear and destroy them. A Hunter will
appear and shoot at you. As it makes passes over the ship to attack
you, shoot the pilot through the cockpit windows. The pilot will
fall out of the helicopter. If done correctly, the Hunter should
land on the ship perfectly. If it spun out on the ship, quickly
get in the Hunter and enable the "Health" code to fix
it. Fly it to the docks, land, fail the mission by using a manual
aimed gun (sniper rifle preferred) to shoot Cortez. The game should
restart at the docks and the Hunter should be where you landed.
Note: If you use the Hunter to pass the mission, you end up in
a Speeder boat upon completion.
Use the following time-sensitive trick to get a Hunter without
any codes. Wait just outside the Fort Baxter Air Base in a helicopter
over water at 6:50. Begin a run, then just land and take the Hunter.
The Army appear to be sleeping at this time.
PlayStation2 While in the Hunter, press
R1 to fire the minigun mounted on the front or Circle
to fire two rockets from the wings.
Hunter: Saving at hideout
Acquire a property with a large garage, such as the
Hyman condo. Get the Hunter and take it to the Hyman Condo. Fly
down from above to the western-most garage. Make sure this garage
is empty. There should be enough space for you to fly down. Place
it on the ground, positioning it so that its winglets are exactly
parallel to the garage doors and can easily pass through it. If
you find it difficult to place the Hunter in this position because
of the limited space, get out of it and push it to this position.
Push it up to the garage door, then place yourself behind a winglet
and push it into the garage. Push it all the way to the end until
it cannot go any further. Exit the garage and the Hunter will
be inside. To get it out, simply push it in the opposite direction
and out of the garage. Try experimenting with different garages
to see how it works. If the garage is big enough, it should fit
Infernus: Mall appearance
Destroy most of the cars in the multistory car garage
at Northpoint Mall. When you return, most of the cars will be
replaced with Infernuses.
Love Fist Limo
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Steal a vehicle and drive it through the front doors
of the Vercetti Estate and a Maverick helicopter will appear on
the helipad on the roof.
Moonbeam: Two wheel bonueses
A good vehicle to get two-wheel bonuses in is the Moonbeam.
Get up to speed and start turning left, right, left, right, and
so forth and you will go up on two wheels. Then, you just need
to balance, which just requires some practice.
Oceanic: Drive on two wheels
Get in an Oceanic and reach top speed. Then, on a turn,
hold Square + Left or Right. The Oceanic
will get on two wheels. To get back on all four wheels, just press
in the opposite direction.
To get the Patriot from Grand Theft Auto 3,
go to the movie set located on the top middle island of your map
You can either buy the set or you can just get in a motorcycle
and do a jump over the wall.
Go to Phil Cassidy's trailer in Little Haiti. Enter and you will
see a trailer. Look left to see a building-like garage. A Patriot
is parked inside.
Hijack a fire truck and do a few firefighter missions. A Patriot
will be one of the cars that are on fire. If there are people
in it, you must put them out or else the car will explode.
To get this car at the very beginning of the game, get any car.
After the intermission sequence when Tommy's friends get shot,
go south to the Pay N' Spray. Then, go to the gas station slightly
north of it. Get the hog. Then, go north to the mall and go through
the shortcut that has a bribe in it. Take the bridge right down
until you reach the bottom. Next, go through all the ramps until
you get to the studio from the top ramp. Get the Patriot from
the back of one of the buildings. Because the gate is closed,
ride the patriot to where you will find a truck with a ramp. Take
the truck to the main gate (with the hole on the top). Put it
straight, and then ride the Patriot onto the ramp, charge up,
and go straight to the truck. It will take the Patriot through
the hole and it will land outside of the studio.
Go to Vice Point and find the Standing Vice Point building
near the beach. Drive along the sides of the building across the
street from the makeshift ramp to find a PCJ 600.
Across from Greasy Choppers Bike Club in Downtown, break the window
in the bike shop to find a PCJ 600. If it is not there, drive
down the road a short distance and return.
Drive to the docks where you usually get the missions from Cortez.
In between the two gates is a PCJ 600. Note: It may not be there
always. If it does not appear, go down the street and return later.
It will be a different color each time.
After dying, you will return to the hospital. Go behind the hospital
and go through the bushes. You will now be in a open area. Run
diagonally and jump onto the road. Stay to the right until you
see a sidewalk leading to the harbor. Take the sidewalk and stay
to the right. You will soon see a PCJ 600. Note: The color of
the bike changes each time.
Either die and end up outside a hospital, or find the Pay n' Spray in Ocean Beach. If you died, go to the right and you will see a giant white wall. Go in on the left then go right into the building. In the corner there is a yellow, black, red, or white PCG 600. If you started at the Pay n' Spray, go north to get to a big white wall. Go to the right and right again into the building with the motorcycle.
PCJ 600: Stunt bonuses
Get a PCJ 600 and go down the road, but not too fast
(slightly over the speed limit). Then, pop a wheelie behind a
car. If done correctly, you will wheelie over the car, and sometimes
get stunt bonuses.
PlayStation2 Go to the Malibu Club with a PCJ
600. When exiting out of the Malibu Club, go right to the grassy
area. Build up as much speed as possible and hit the jump besides
the bridge. When you hit it, press Down + Left.
If you hit a tree you will get a triple insane stunt bonus.
Drive a PCJ 600 directly at a wall. Do a wheelie just before your
hit. If you get the correct height in your wheelie, you will do
crazy trick up and off the wall.
PCJ 600: Ride on roof
Drive a PCJ 600 to the Hyman condo. Drive it into the
staircase. You will now be able to drive the bike around or jump
off the edge.
PCJ 600: Tire marks on wall
PlayStation2 Take a PCJ 600 to a wall,
then back up about 30 feet. Go as fast as you can and press Left
Analog-stick Down about 10 feet away. If done correctly, there
will be tire marks on the wall.
PCJ 600: Drive faster
PlayStation2 When you are driving the
PCJ 600, lightly press the Analog-stick Forward. Tommy
will lean down and you will go faster.
You can always find a Phoenix at Starfish Island. Find
the house with the Comet. Go back to the main road with a motorcycle
(or walk) and take a right (on the sidewalk). Go down past the
front yard fence to the first house. Keep walking until u see
a alleyway and turn into it. Go to the end of the alley, then
look to the right to find an opening to the house's backyard (by
a dumpster). Go in it and turn to the right. You will see a garage.
A Phoenix will be inside. After getting in the Phoenix, drive
it out of the garage and go left around the house. You will see
a ramp. Jump the car over the fence. Alternately, enable the "Car
floats on water" code.
Go to the Leaf Links golf club and go towards the second
island. Go over to where the land and the bridge meet on the left
side. You will see a Police Boat at the bottom in the water.
PlayStation2 Drive around until you see a boat
with a green hull labeled "POLICE". Kill the police
office and hop in it. Press Circle while in the boat to
fire its machine gun.
Enable the "Car drives on water" code. Drive around
on the water until you find a Police Boat. Crash the boat until
you get to the shore. Jump on the boat and kill the cop. Push
the boat on the water and jump in. Note: The boats and cars might
catch on fire. Also, to get back in you may need to use your car.
PlayStation2 To steal a police car, get close to one that has the cop inside. Try to open the door by pressing Triangle. The cop will try to arrest you and leave the car. When he closes the door, try to open it and it will be unlocked.
PlayStation2 Hold X just before you try to open the door of a parked police car and the door will open. Usually, parked police cars are locked. Note: X must bepressed at the correct time or this will not work.
To unlock police cars, get any pistol, and shoot the door three times. You will destroy the door, but also get a wanted level.
Get your wanted level to three stars and ride around.
An undercover Cheetah police car will eventually appear.
Go to the police station in the Downtown area. Go around
the back ad go up the stairs to find a Police Maverick.
Go to the Downtown area police department. You should see an alley.
Go into the alley and you should see stairs. Climb them and you
should see a board that resembles a ramp. Go up it and you will
see a helicopter. Get in it and press the R to go up or
L to go down. Use the Right Analog-stick to rotate
and the Left Analog-stick to steer.
Police Maverick: Easy kill
It is easy to kill a police helicopter with a sniper
rifle. Aim at the cockpit windows and fire at six or more times.
When the Police Maverick comes after you, get a short distance
away from it. Take out a sniper rifle and zoom in fully. Aim and
fire at the rod between the top blades and the helicopter. In
one hit, it will explode.
Do the Loose Ends phone mission. Kill everyone, but
do not finish the mission. Go get two Packers and drive them both
as if you are playing leapfrog or else they will disappear. Park
one of them in front of the gate that you came in. Drive the other
Packer up its ramp so that it goes over the gate. Next, position
this Packer so that you can drive the black Pony up the ramp and
over the gate. Drive it to a garage and return. If you are lucky,
the Packer did not disappear and you can also get a pitch black
Pony: Missing bumper
Get a Pony and crash it to were the front bumper falls
off. Take it to a Pay 'N' Spray. After it has been painted, look
at the front bumper again. It will not be there, even after being
Instead of getting 90 hidden packages, go to Sunshine
Autos and cause mass destruction. Sniper and shoot from the top
level until you get six stars and a Rhino appears. Wait until
the soldiers get out, then jump out the window. Get in your new
tank and park it in the garage. You can now either save and reload,
or drive as normal into the Pay 'N' Spray.
Find a sniper rifle and a good vantage point. Kill people and
destroy cars until that your wanted level is all the way up. When
the tanks appear, use the sniper rifle and snipe the army from
the front window. The will fall out of the doors. Run for the
tank and get in.
Purchase the Hymann Condo, and keep the large garage empty. Do
the "Sir, Yes Sir" mission from Cortez. When the convoy
stops for doughnuts, jump in the tank, and turn around, heading
for the Hymann Condo. Make sure you have full health and armor.
Plow through the police vehicles and drive the Rhino into the
garage. Jump out of the Rhino, and stand next to it. When the
Rhino explodes, get up and back out of the garage (while still
facing the garage). Let the garage close, then open it again.
The Rhino will be intact, and ready for use.
PlayStation2 Get a Rhino either through
the code or from Fort Baxter. Enable the "Dodo car"
code and turn the turret backwards. Note: Enable "Car floats
on water" code" in case you land in the water. Find
a long main road, then accelerate and press Circle at the
same time. This will make the tank get faster until you finally
take off. Hold Left Analog-stick Down to make the vehicle
get higher. You can occasionally get on top of some skyscrapers,
depending on the height of the buildings.
PlayStation2 To make a Rhino fly longer than usual, enable the "Car floats on water" and "Dodo car" code. Go into the water, turn the turret so it is facing backwards, then make the tank fly by holding Down or Left Analog-stick Down. You can do this on land, but it is easier on water as there is more space, After it is flying, keep pressing Circle. This will make the Rhino fly high by giving it boosts of speed. You should be able to get so high that you can land anywhere. You can also go higher than a helicopter can. When you get high enough, you can stop pressing Circle and it will fly without shooting. You can do a flip by shooting while holding Down or Left Analog-stick Down.
Rhino: Shoot out of water
Drive a Rhino into the water, and before you drown,
enable the "Car floats on water" code. Your tank will
immediately shoot out of the water very high and land back on
the water, good as new. Use this when a boat is passing and to
land on and destroy it.
Rhino: Destroying them
If you have Rhino Tanks trying to get you, throw Molotov
Cocktails at them. About five to ten cocktails will destroy the
tank. Or, if you rather risk dying, use the flamethrower instead.
You can also kill both driver and passenger in the tank.
Rhino: Kill tank drivers with gun
If you have a sniper rifle, take aim at the Rhino.
Aim it just directly below the turret, in front of the tank. You
will see the head of two soldiers inside. Snipe the one of the
right, as that is the driver. The one on the left will either
exit (then shoot you) or take driver seat and drive. You can use
other various guns as well, if you have good aim and timing.
Do the Two Bit Hit mission for Avery Carrington. Get
the Havana costume and a helicopter. Land on the building opposite
the pizza place in Little Haiti. Look down and you should see
two Romero Hearses. The one next to the pizza place will almost
always have a coffin in the back. Jump down and take one to your
garage. You can also come back for another Romero Hearse and the
black Voodoo. The car will not always be fixed when you put it
in your garage for the first time. Return after the mission and
take it out. When the garage door shuts, drive it back in. It
should now be fixed.
The vehicle that can jump best with the "Better
driving skills" code enabled is the Rumpo. Enabling the "Faster
game play" code will not make it jump any higher.
Complete the second list of cars at Sunshine Auto.
Sabre Turbo: Damage proof
This Sabre Turbo is bullet proof, explosion proof,
and flame proof. It can receive damage and blown off tires but
cannot explode, even if flipped over. In order to get it, you
must first purchase the Malibu Club and do the mission called
The Driver. In this particular mission, you will be racing Hilary
the getaway driver. He will be the one driving the BP Turbo Sabre.
Do the mission and try to stick with Hilary throughout the race.
He does the race nearly perfect. When you get to the end make,
sure you have Hilary in your sights as you let him pass the finish
line first. Once you have done this, the "Mission Failed"
message will appear and Hilary will disappear in the Turbo. Enable
the "Lower wanted level" code. The Sabre will be locked.
You will have to push it with another car to the nearest Hideout.
The El Swanko Casa or the Links Leaf View apartment are recommended.
Push the Sabre Turbo into your garage and wait for it to close.
After that, you have a new BP Sabre Turbo.
It is possible to acquire this vehicle in The Driver mission,
although Hilary keeps his door locked during the race making it
unjackable. The race ends back at the Malibu Club. Behind the
Malibu Club is a little bridge. When the race begins, do not race
Hilary. Instead, head in the opposite direction to the bridge
south of the Malibu Club. Spawn three Rhino tanks across the bridge
and wait for Hilary to appear. He will try his best to push the
tanks out of the way. Quickly spawn a fourth Rhino and crush his
vehicle. With patience, use the Rhino to push the Sabre Turbo
into the closest garage (Vercetti Estates). When your garage door
reopens, you will have a brand new bullet and flame proof Turbo
Note: After you acquire the bulletproof Sabre Turbo, do not get
it resprayed or it will lose its bulletproof abilities.
Also, if the bulletproof Sabre flips over, it will not explode
but will no longer be be invincible any more. There is another
way to get it. When the race first starts, get out of the car,
take out the sniper rifle, and shoot him in the head when he approaching
the finish line.
Go to the dirtbike track in the upper-right hand corner
of the Downtown area. Get on the dirtbike and wait for it to start
the mission, but do not go anywhere. After the mission starts,
get off the bike. A timer should appear at the bottom of the screen
with the number of seconds you have to get back on the dirtbike.
Wait at the bike until the timer gets to "1", then look
around for a group of men who are riding all black Sanchezs. Shoot
one of them and take the bike. Note: After you get off the dirtbike
mission, do not run away. Stay in that area until time runs out.
Complete the third list of cars at Sunshine Auto.
Sea Plane: Faster
Get the Sea Plane in the air and wait until it gets
faster. Then, start doing sharp turns and drops. This will get
it to its maximum speed.
After unlocking the other side of Vice City and gain
Diaz's house from him in the Rub-Out mission, return to the island
you first started on. Go the pizza restaurant near the Leaf Links
bridge. Go to the apartment building near there that has one of
the windows open. Go up to the roof. There are two other flights
of stairs in plain sight when you look at the apartment -- this
makes it easy to find the correct location. Go to the north of
the roof and jump off onto another roof. Finally, jump off the
roof into a yard. The Sea Sparrow helicopter is located next to
the trees. If it does not appear here, leave and return later.
Note: This helicopter can float.
To get the Sea Sparrow without having to get the eighty packages,
after completing the InterGlobal Studio missions, go to the first
building you went to on your motorcycle from the G-spotlight mission.
The Sea Sparrow will be on the roof of that building.
Sea Sparrow: Fire minigun
PlayStation2 While in the Sea Sparrow,
press R1 to shoot the minigun that is mounted to the bottom.
Securicar: Gruppe Sechs
Find a Securicar at the docks. Notice that it is marked
"Gruppe Sechs" on the back and sides. That is the phonetic
spelling of group sex.
When you find a Securicar, knock the back doors off.
Look at it in first person view. Inside the back of the Securicar,
you will see three boxes marked "Loot".
Do the Hit The Courier mission at the Print Works.
Get a car and wait at the end of the Starfish Island bridge. Watch
in the direction of the courier. You will see two red Sentinels
coming at you. Blow them up and afterwards the black Sentinel
with the courier appears. Get a sniper rifle or PSG-1 and keep
shooting at the driver through the windshield. The person will
die and drop the plates. Pick them up and get in Sentinel. Finish
the mission and you will now have a pitch black Sentinel.
Near Escobar International Airport, you will see a
sign that reads "Long Term Parking". There is a sporty-looking
Sentinel in the parking lot there that is much faster and better
looking than a normal one.
To get the seaplane, buy the InterGlobal Films studio
on Prawn Island for $60,000. After the purchase, complete Steve
Scott's second mission "Dildo Dodo". After you have
completed the mission, the Skimmer seaplane will be available
to you at the dock on the west side of the studio (the same dock
where you got the plane for his mission).
Christopher Jensen and
To get the Spand Express, play the game until the Riot
mission. Enable the "Car drives on water" code. Make
sure you have at least $14,000. Before doing this mission, drive
a car to the Docks and go north. Buy the Hyman Condo. Set any
car on fire, then go in it to commit suicide. You should end up
back on the other side. During the Riot mission, you will have
to destroy three Spand Express Cars. Destroy only two, and drive
the third across the ocean to the condo. Put it in the garage.
Close the garage and open it again. Use a gun to destroy the Spand
Express to pass the mission. Close the garage door again and the
Spand Express will be back. Commit suicide again to return to
Vice City. If desired, you can keep all of the Spand Expresses
by driving each one to the condo, then stealing a car and driving
back to the other side to get the others. Then, blow them all
up at once in the large garage.
Spand Express: Gold
To get the gold Spand Express, play until the Jury
Fury mission. Enable the "Car drives on water" code.
Make sure you have at least $14,000. Before doing this mission,
drive a car to the Docks and go north. Buy the Hyman Condo. Set
any car on fire, then go in it to commit suicide. You should end
up back on the other side. At some point during the Jury Furymission,
a gold Spand Express should ram one of the jurors, dropping two
hammers. Get the juror out of the car and take the Spand Express.
Drive it to the Hyman Condo and put it in the garage. Commit suicide
to return to Vice City.
Go to the Pay 'N' Spray near the mall in Vice Point.
Turn so that you are facing south, away from the mall. Start driving
up the road at a slow speed while using your side view to look
at the left side of the street. Not too far down, you will see
an archway. Drive into it and take the right into the fence to
find the Sparrow and the Checkpoint Challenge.
Sparrow: Damage and waterproof
Get the Sparrow helicopter during the G-Spotlight mission
next to the building, above the stairs. Take it to a Pay 'N' Spray
fly into it without crashing. The easiest one is at the Sunshine
Autos paint shop, due to its enormous width. Note: The Sparrow
is the only helicopter that can fit into a Pay 'N' Spray. After
you paint it, the Sparrow will have wheels. When you enable the
"Floating Cars" code, it can now float on the water
like a Sea Sparrow. Additionally, without the downside of those
landing rods, it is safer to land on ground.
Buy the shipyard in Vice Port for $10,000. The boat
will respawn there and will be yours for the taking.
During the Martha's Mug Shot mission, there will be
a golden Stretch awaiting Candy. All the doors are locked. Shoot
the driver with a sniper rifle in the head. When he is decapitated,
he will fall out the door. Do not get in. Turn around and shoot
Candy before she gets in. After the mission failed message appears,
get into the Stretch and drive towards one of your empty garages.
Park it inside and wait for the door to shut. When it opens, the
Stretches door will not automatically close and lock any more.
Note: If you get out of The stretch before you get it into your
garage, you will not be able to enter it again, unless you push
it into your garage.
In the Martha's Mug Shot, shoot the driver of the golden Stretch.
He will fall out, leaving the door open. Do not hurt Candy. Instead,
let her get in with you. When it drives away after it drops off
Candy, the golden Stretch will stop, and you will not be able
to drive it. Get out, but do not allow the door to shut. Get back
in, and you can now drive it to a garage and continue with the
Taxi: Free rides
Complete the Kaufman Cabs missions to have Taxis drive
you to mission locations or objectives.
Go to the VCN building in the Downtown area. Go upstairs
to find a VCN Maverick.
PlayStation2 To work the hydraulics
in the Voodoo, press R3.
PlayStation2 When in the Voodoo, tap L3
to turn all four hydraulics on or off. You can also move the Right
Analog-stick from side to side to make only your left or right
Do the Two Bit Hit mission for Avery Carrington. Get
the Havana costume and a helicopter. Land on the building opposite
the pizza place in Little Haiti. Look down, and you should see
the pitch black Voodoo. Jump down and take it to your garage.
The car will not always be fixed when you put it in your garage
for the first time. Return after the mission and take it out.
When the garage door shuts, drive it back in. It should now be
In the Two Bit Hit mission, your objective is to grab a Haitian
costume and eliminate the person driving the hearse. Note that
some of the Voodoos that are chasing you are black. When they
first spot you, grab a black Voodoo and high-tail it out of there.
Do no respray it. It will return to brown if this is done. When
the Cubans spot you, you can also take a sniper rifle or a bazooka
and shoot the designated target. Then, steal the black Voodoo
and dash out of there as fast as possible. Note: If you complete
the mission and somehow flip the car over, sink it, or destroy
it, you can never regain the car. If your garage door is open
with the Voodoo in it when you save, all the cars in that garage
will be lost.
After completing kaufman cabs missions, the Zebra taxi
will appear in Kaufman Cab building, where the original cab was
Buy the Kaufman Cab business and complete the first two missions.
Make sure you have a garage to store a car. On the third mission
where you have to pick up Mercedes, go and survive against the
enemy taxis until the Boss appears. The Boss has a black and yellow
striped taxi. Catch it on fire so the driver jumps out. Then,
get out of your Kaufman Cab, jump in to the enemy taxi, and enable
the "Heath" code. Make sure you are away from the enemy
taxi driver so he does not pull you out of the car. If done in
time, you will have an extra Zebra taxi that seems to be faster
and takes a lot more damage than usual. Be careful to not blow
it up, as it will not appear again.
After completing the Kaufman Cab missions, get the
Zebra taxi and put it in a garage that you own. Return to Kaufman
Cabs and another one will be there.
Boats: Get early
PlayStation2 Enable the "Cars
float on water" code. Drive into the water and the car will
start floating. Find a boat and drive on top of it. Press Triangle
and you should land on top of the boat. The person driving the
boat will jump in the water and you can steal the boat.
Cars: Bailing out while driving
PlayStation2 To jump out of a car while
it is moving, press Triangle + Square. Tommy will
duck and roll and will sustain much less damage than the car.
Cars: Flipping back over
PlayStation2 When the vehicle is rolling,
sometimes it gets onto its side then flips back onto its roof.
To get your car flipped back over when it is on its side, simply
floor the gas and turn the wheel in the direction the roof is
facing. For example, if your car is on its right side, press Left
Analog-stick Right then press X.
PlayStation2 If your car is on its side and seconds
away from tipping over, press the Left Analog-stick towards
the direction the car is falling, and drive in reverse. This should
flip your car back onto four wheels. This is extremely helpful
with the Ambulance missions, as it is more top heavy than normal
Cars: Front flip
PlayStation2 Enable the "Better
driving skills" code. Drive fast then hold the handbrake
and press L3 or R3. This only works on certain cars
(Cheetah recommended). Try jumping over the parked semis in the
boat dock area with the Esperanto. Also, the Esperonto is the
PlayStation2 Enable the "Better
driving skills" code. Drive fast and making a sharp turn
while pressing L3 or R3.
Cars: Leave door open
PlayStation2 Exit a car while holding
R1. You will not close the door, which can be useful if
you know that you are going to need to get back in quickly.
Cars: Drive inside buildings
Find a building that has enough space in the door to
drive a car into. Slowly drive the car so its front end is partially
in the building. Get out of the car and stand behind its bumper.
Hold X to run and push the car into the building. The car
will only go so far in. Once you cannot move the car in any further,
go inside the building. Once inside turn around, and you will
see the car. Press Triangle to get in the car and drive
Cars: Drive with different handling
PlayStation2 Get in a vehicle (faster
one recommended). Press X + Square and the wheels
should begin spinning. Keep spinning the wheels and use the Left
Analog-stick to begin doing a doughnut. When the vehicle has
done a 180 (when showing the front, not the back) hold R2
+ L2 to flip to view to the normal, rear view of the car.
You can now release X + Square, but continue holding
R2 + L2. You can drive the vehicle in this position.
Notice that it handles differently. This may be useful during
Cars: Faster destruction
Shoot a car in the back near the gas tank and it will
light on fire faster.
Enable the "Change wheel size" code about
five times. Find a car like the Bobcat, Baggage Carrier, Rancher,
or any other car that goes faster than normal. Then, enable the
"Better driving skills" code. When you hit the gas,
you will pop a wheelie.
Enable the "Change wheel size" code more than three
times. Then, enable the "Perfect handling" code and
go to the runway at Escobar International Airport. Find a Baggage
Handler to pop wheelies. You can also do this trick with a Rancher,
Mesa, Landstalker, Caddy, or Patriot.
Cars: Full flip
This trick works best in a police or sports car. Enable
the "Better driving skills" code. Gain a lot of speed,
then hold the emergency brake and immediately press L3.
Note: Precise timing is required.
Helicopters: Easy find
Go to Hyman Condos and buy it. You will get a helicopter
every time you go upstairs.
Go to the Downtown district (on the second island). Go to the
Downtown police station and you will find a cop car parked by
the street. There will be an alley behind it. Go down the alley
and make a right turn. There will be a stairway there. Go up the
stairs to the helipad. There usually is a police helicopter sitting
From Starfish Island, go towards the Downtown area of Vice City
(not to the police station). As you enter Downtown, go past the
man that stands by the motorcycles by The Greasy Chopper and continue
onwards. Go past the first light then look towards the left. There
will be a white staircase going up. Climb up to the top and walk
to the other side of the roof. Once at the end, there should be
a green helicopter there. Jump down, then go up the rusted stairs
to the helipad. If the helicopter is not there, leave and return
Go towards where Colonel Cortez' yacht is located in Ocean Beach.
On the turn off the street to go to Colonel, turn instead into
the grassy area. There will be steps leading up to a helicopter.
PlayStation2 Hold L3 while flying
a helicopter-class vehicle to hover. This can be used to immediately
slow down while flying fast.
Helicopters: Drive by shootings
PlayStation2 If you have an Uzi, Ingram,
or Tec-9, change your camera to the cinematic view while in a
helicopter. You will see Tommy stick his weapon out through the
chopper's side window when you hold L2 or R2 to
rotate. Press Circle as usual to fire. Note: You are still
going to rotate while doing this and the cinematic view is not
the best in combat situations. It will take an extreme amount
of luck to hit anything when doing this, let alone kill someone.
Do not rely on this in a real fight.
It is possible to stay in one spot and shoot out the window of
a helicopter, without spinning around... Press L3 in cinematic
view, and hold either L2 or R2 and press Circle.
Pressing L3 stops you from moving and causes the helicopter
to hover when you shoot. You will not spin around, making your
PlayStation2 Press Down(2) while riding a motorcycle-class vehicle to pop a wheelie. Press Up(2) while riding to stand.
PlayStation2 Get a PCJ 600. From a stop, press
Down and press X. When the motorcycle is in a wheelie,
tap the X rapidly to keep the bike up. This will allow
you stay in the wheelie for as long as desired. This is also a
great way to make money.
PlayStation2 Get a moped. Hold R1 + Square
+ Up until the moped is doing a stoppie. Hold all those
buttons, then hold X. The moped should remain doing a stoppie
until you release X. Note: the moped will slide on its
wheel and it will turn. Try controlling it for big cash.
Get a Sanchez or PCJ 600 and go a little faster than traffic.
Get behind a slanted back car, such as a Sabre, and pop a wheelie.
Half of the time you can wheelie over the car and get insane stunt
PlayStation2 Hold Down/Left or Down/Right,
and accelerate on a PCJ 600 or similar bike to do 180 wheelies
PlayStation2 Hold Down + X and get
to a wheelie level. When you are comfortable with the height,
hold X lightly to remain level and go as far as desired.
Note: Wheelies cannot be done if the "Flying car (Dodo)"
code is enabled.
PlayStation2 Get on a Sanchez and start a wheelie.
When you are slightly more than half-way up, release X.
Tap X every once in awhile to keep your speed up.
PlayStation2 Gain some speed then press Square
+ R1 while pressing Forward on the Analog-stick
or D-pad. This will make you slide on your front tire (stoppie).
This trick will gain you between $20 and on average.
PlayStation2 Get a Sanchez. Go to a long straight
away, like on the third island. Get to about half the speed that
the Sanchez can do. When you are at half the speed, press Left
Analog-stick Down while still accelerating. When you are half
way (or just slightly over) in the air (45 degree angle), hold
Square while still holding the Left Analog-stick
and accelerating. This may take a few attempts to get the correct
height off the ground. You will end up with a perfect wheelie
and not have to keep your balance by tapping back or letting off
Get a perfect condition Sanchez and get up to about twice the
legal speed limit. Pull a wheelie and ride it until you almost
fall off the bike. Let off the gas completely and do not stop
holding Down. Within about ten minutes of practice you
will be able to ride a manual on average of 13 to 30 seconds each
. This works best at the Escobar International Airport runway.
Normally it is not that easy to pop a wheelie on a Angel or Freeway.
Start riding and when you are at a straight enough road, hit the
brakes and the hand brakes at the same time while holding Forward.
Then just before you come to a complete stop, release everything
and pull Back. Note: Some practice may be required.
Choose a dirt bike or sport bike and build up a little
speed. If you hit the regular and emergency brakes at the same
time and stand up (Left Analog-stick Up), you can do a
stoppie and earn some money. You can also get extra points for
flipping around 180 degrees on the front wheel.
PlayStation2 Gor an easy stoppie, press R1
+ Square + Up on any motorcycle-class vehicle. Note:
You can do wheelie and stoppie drive by shootings.
PlayStation2 To do a nose wheelie, get a bullet
bike, go very fast, stand up, and hit both brake buttons (Square
PlayStation2 Go as fast as you can, then hold
R1 + Square + Up. Release R1 when
you are quite high. and you can slide for more money. Note: Stoppies
cannot be done if the "Flying car (Dodo)" code is enabled.
PlayStation2 Get a Faggio (or the pizza boy scooter)
and find a alley where there is little activity. Accelerate to
almost top speed then release the gas and press Left Analog-stick
Up + Square + R1. If desired, press R2
or L2 to view how far you are from the ground. You will
flip over if you go too high. Do not hold the brakes, but release
R1 + Square and press X to accelerate. It
may be difficult at first. You will drive forward but with some
practice you can do a stoppie for 31 seconds or longer.
PlayStation2 To do a long stoppie, press R2
then Analog-stick Up. This will cause you to do a stoppie.
To do a very long one, press R2 then Analog-stick
Up and press X. You can do this for a long time.
PlayStation2 To do a stoppie for a long time,
hold Up, then hold R1 + Square. Release Square
and hold X. Then, just keep your balance.
Stand up on a PCG 600 or Sanchez. As you ride, use your brakes
and your motorcycle should be on the front wheel.
PlayStation2 While riding a Faggio at a fairly
fast speed, press Square + R1 + Up. You should
go into a stoppie, and be able to ride it as long as you keep
yourself from hitting things.
PlayStation2 Get on a motorcycle (but not the
Freeway or Angel). Once on, get some speed and hold Up
to stand up. Keep gaining speed, and hold R1 + Square.
It might take a few tries, but you will do a stoppie. If you have
too much speed, you might flip over and wreck.
PlayStation2 Gain some speed then press Square
+ R1 while pressing Forward on the Analog-stick
or D-pad. This will make you slide on your front tire (stoppie).
This trick will gain you between $20 and on average.
Get on a bike (preferably a PCJ 600 or Sanchez) and get up to
speed (for example, down a hill). Hit the brakes while pressing
forward (Analog-stick Up) to initiate a stoppie. This will
earn $30 to $100 depending on the time and distance of the stoppie.
When driving around on a PCJ-600 you can pull off stoppies longer
then five seconds. To do this, reach a high speed on the bike
then do a stoppie. As you go down to land on two wheels, pull
up on the Analog-stick to do a wheelie. Reach a high speed
while doing or trying to do a wheelie and hit another stoppie.
If you land it, the "Stoppie bonus" message will appear,
with a time from 4 seconds to over 1 minute). You can do this
for as long as desired.
PlayStation2 Drive a Sanchez, or better
yet, a PCJ 600 to the car showroom. Go down the street to the
south. Turn around and drive fast down the sidewalk on your right.
When you see the grass hill on the left, turn sharply into it.
Do not use the brake, emergency brake, or let off the gas. When
you hit it, you should be holding Down/Left. You will do
insane stunts such as 540 Backflips. Make sure not to land backwards
or you will fall off. Balance yourself with Up and Down
for a soft landing.
Get a motorcycle and slowly drive up to a wall that is on a blacktop
surface. Drive up so your front wheel is touching the wall and
gun it. You will do a back flip and not fall off the bike. Sometimes
you will even get money for the trick.
Motorcycles: Quick turns
PlayStation2 To do a quick 180 turn
on a motorcycle, while driving down the street press R1
+ Square + Down. This will face you in the direction
that you were coming from. Note: Do not do this at fast speeds
or you will crash your bike.
PlayStation2 While going at a fairly fast speed
on a PCJ 600, Freeway, or Angel, hold R1 + Left analog-stick
to make a quick 180 degree turn. Be careful -- if you are going
too fast, you will fall off.
Motorcycles: Go faster
PlayStation2 You can make any bike
go faster. A very long straight section of road is required, as
it is very difficult to steer while going this fast. While driving,
press the Left Analog-stick slightly Up. Tommy will
lean forward and you should hear the engine rev faster, along
with traffic and scenery passing by in a blur.
You can do wheelies and stoppies easier on different
motorcycles. For instance, the PCJ600 can pull wheelies better
than any other bike. The Faggio is good for Stoppies.
Motorcycles: Easy passengers
You can get a passenger on the back of your motorcycle-class
vehicles easily. Find one with two people on it. Knock both people
off, and make sure the passenger gets to the motorcycle before
the driver does. Try punching the driver a few times. Do not shoot
or the passenger will run away. Once the passenger gets on, just
hop on and ride away.
PlayStation2 Knock the driver off of the motorcycle,
but do not kill him. As he begins to get back on the bike, press
Triangle to hop on. You will both be on the bike and you
can now ride around with a passenger.
To get a passenger with you on any type of motorcycle, look for
one with two people on it. Carefully shoot the driver of the motorcycle.
Quickly get on the motorcycle and drive away. If you completely
stop at any time, the passenger will get off the motorcycle.
Motorcycles: Steal with leap kick
Approaching the front of the bike when stealing it.
Tommy will leap kick the person off and land right on the bike.
He will also do the same kind of leap onto it, without the kick
when doing this to an unattended bike.
Motorcycles: Easy stealing
PlayStation2 This trick requires a
gun that can be aimed. When you get close enough to a motorcycle
or dirtbike, stop it with a car or another vehicle then press
Triangle to get on. Or, you can aim one of your guns at
the bike and kill the driver.
PlayStation2 When in a motorcycle-class
vehicle, you can bail while jumping off a ramp by pressing Triangle.
This is helpful if you are driving a damaged motorcycle and somehow
it sets on fire in the air. This can also used to bail from any
out of control vehicle before it lands in water or crashes. This
is useful if you know you cannot stop in time. Note: You may take
damage from the bail.
If you are on a motorcycle-class vehicle with a passenger, you
will not be able to bail while moving.
Motorcycles: Ride inside buildings
PlayStation2 Find a building that has
enough space in the door for a motorcycle to fit into. Almost
all buildings will qualify. Gather a lot of speed, aiming at the
door, and press Triangle to jump off the motorcycle when
you are almost directly in front of it. If done correctly, the
motorcycle will go into the building. Go inside the building to
get to the motorcycle.
Motorcycles: Radio station changes after crash
If you are changing the radio station when you fall
off, then get back on the motorcycle, the game will change the
channel back to what you were listening to earlier.
PlayStation2 Stop completely, then
press Square + X at the same time and turn left
or right to do a donut in car or motorcycle.
Use the following trick to do easy donuts with any bike (Freeway
or Angel recommended). Find a bike and knock off the rider. Then,
use a sniper rifle and shoot out the back tire. If you have a
Freeway or an Angel, you can only shoot the back tire. After you
have flattened the tire, ride it then make a sharp turn to your
left or right. You will do a big donut and might bail.
PlayStation2 Hold Square + X
in any vehicle, then release Square.
PlayStation2 Get a rear wheel drive car or a motorcycle.
This will not work with front wheel drive cars such as the Blista
Compact. Hold R1 then hold Square + X, while
still holding R1. You will hear the engine rev. Release
R1 and the tires will start smoking.
Go for a tour
PlayStation2 Get any civilian vehicle
(no cop cars or taxis). Knock the passenger side door off the
car using a club-class weapon or by scraping it along a wall.
Drive around until you find a carjacker (usually white men in
brown leather jackets). Make sure the carjacker approaches the
car from the passenger side. When he starts to get in, drive away.
The carjacker will have control of the car, but you will still
be riding along. Sit back and enjoy your free tour of vice City.
You will not be able to shoot or control the car in any way. You
can look around by using L2 and R2. To end your
tour, hold Triangle. If the carjacker does something to
upset the police, they will bust you as if you were driving. Also,
if the car blows up, you will not die (unless you have low health
to begin with) and you will be trapped inside the car. You will
need to enable the "Suicide" code or reload a saved
game to continue.
Find any car that has a cargo bed (for example, trucks) and stop
it in front of you. Jump on the hood of the car then run to the
back of the car. Pull out a weapon and crouch down in it. Shoot
the back of the driver's compartment without hitting the civilian
and the car should speed off. The car should not stop speeding
until you get out of the back. Note: Not all cars will speed off
when you shoot them.
Rig a car with a bomb
Go to the south of Little Havana. In this area are
a series of garages, in the place where you fought the Zebra cab
in the Kaufman Cabs asset mission. Go by the water and look at
the garages. One of them will be open and have a picture of a
bomb painted like an 8-Ball. Drive your car inside and let the
garage close. Wait a few seconds and it will open. A message will
appear, stating that you can just use the detonator to blow up
the car. Get out of the car and the detonator will be selected
as your weapon.
This can also be used to get revenge on car thieves. Get a nice
car that a thief on the street would try to steal. Then, put a
bomb in it and press Circle to arm the bomb. Find a thief
on the street, and make sure he walks towards the car to steal
it. Get out of the car, shut the car door, then quickly run to
a safe place and watch the car explode with the thief inside.
Load a car on top of another
You need to have a moving Rancher in front of you to
do this trick. You also need an Infernus. Drive behind a Rancher
at the same speed. Using the front of the Infernus like a wedge,
it is easy to lift the Rancher onto the hood. Once its back wheels
are on the hood, hammer on the accelerator to full throttle. This
will lift the Rancher straight up onto your roof. If you go fast
enough, the car will go over you. This is useful if you are on
a mission and the cops are on your tail, or you are running out
of time where there is a lot of traffic.
Blow out tires
You can shoot the tires of any vehicle to blow them
Fix flat tires
When you have a flat, enable the "Health"
code to fill up the tire again. Note: This will not work when
on a motorcycle.
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Better braking and turns
PlayStation2 Hold R1 for better
turns and braking.
Easier street races
- There are two things that are extremely helpful when street racing. First, you do not have to park in the pink area. Hitting a competitor will start the race automatically. To get an advantage, get some speed in the direction of the first checkpoint, then just barely nick the lead car as you fly by. They will all be left in your dust, and probably will not catch up. Secondly, especially for the final race, you may want to block them off with a giant vehicle, like a Coach or Packer. When coupled with the first trick, you just may win.
- The easiest way to win a street race is to enable the "Destroy all cars" code while in the race. Make sure to get of your car before performing the code, then get another car and drive through all the checkpoints. Another way is to shoot the cars at the very start of the race.
- When you do the street races for Sunshine Autos, get the rocket launcher in the pool behind the Hooker Inn Hotel and get to the starting grid. Do not enter the pink circle that starts the race. Instead, go in front of the cars and shoot between the front two cars with the rocket launcher. They will explode. The back car will get away. Shoot it before it passes you, then get in your car and race by yourself. You will win every time.
- When doing the street races for Sunshine Autos, go behind the big orange building at the yellow striped intersection on the way to the airport and get the rocket launcher. Go to the starting point and line your car up just behind the pink circle. Take out the car in the upper-right (number two) position. Hopefully the blast will take out the other two cars. Either way, you will make the odds a lot better. Alternately, if you do not feel like shedding blood, you can just clip the upper right car going at top speed to get the race started.
- Start the race, run away from any cars, and enable the "Destroy all cars" code. Then, complete the race at your leisure. Note: This only works in races where the other people do not have to stay alive.
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- When doing the Sunshine Auto races, go to the start of each race. Instead of stopping in the circle, ram the back of the car in front of your start circle. This will allow you to be moving at the start. For a more interesting way of winning the races, get close to the start grid. Get out of your car, get off the road, and enable the "Rhino tank" code. Get in the tank, and pull it into the start circle. When the race begins, shoot the rival cars with the tank cannon. Shoot about three times and they will all explode. The pink arrows will still be above them. Then get out, get back in your car, and drive through the checkpoints at your leisure. You must allow the race to be counted down to the start for this to work.
- When doing the races for Sunshine Autos, instead of going directly to the marker, turn your car around and back up into the first and second place cars. Doing this triggers the race and allows you to have an earlier start in the lead.
- Enable the "Dodo car (flying)" code before you begin the race. When the race starts, your opponents will begin flying and lose control. Note: You should drive only slightly faster than the pedestrian cars.
- Go to Sunshine Autos and enter the races by the garage. Get the street bike then enable the "Dodo car (flying)" code. Motorcycles will not be effected by the code. Your opponents will lift off the ground when they are driving fast, and you will not.
- Park well away from the other three cars and throw a grenade in the middle of them. As soon as you have thrown the grenade, get in your car because the race will begin when it explodes. If done correctly, it will be possible to blow up two, or even all three cars. Note: It is best to start from behind the other cars when doing this. The cars will not explode immediately, but will speed away while on fire. If you are in front of them, they might explode and cause you damage.
- Steal a fast car (Cheetah recommended; it is fast and handles well) and enter any of the street races. Stop your car a short distance behind the other three competitors (do not go into the pink marker). Throw a grenade into the middle of the three cars and immediately climb into your car. When the grenade detonates, the race will start but. If done correctly, one or more of the cars will explode. Note: It is always best to stop behind the waiting cars. If you park in front the cars will be set on fire, speed towards you, and may destroy your car when they explode. This trick can also be done with the rocket launcher.
- After geting all the cars for the Sunshine Autos showroom and you start racing, first choose race 6. Then, get a Sabre Turbo and go out to the starting line. When you start, throughout the race do not go too fast or slow; just drive normally. Try not to cut the first corner off, or you will flip and your car will usually explode. Let the other cars go ahead of you; they are going so fast that they will crash many times and you can eventually just pass them. On the long straight areas are where you can pick up speed to full power. You should now be in first place after you get through downtown. Finish the race and you will get $40,000. Note: Do not use the Deluxo. It may be the fastest car but it has no handling. The Sabre Turbo is best for all races because it is fast and has handling.
- Buy Sunshine Autos and complete all four lists. Once you do this, start a race from downstairs and take the Hotring Racer. You will be able to pass the Infernus, Cheetah, and Banshee by just driving where they cannot ram the side of your car.
Keep black or pink cars
Enable the "Black traffic" or "Pink
traffic" code. Park any car that you want to remain in that
color and save the game. When you reload, you will have that color
car. This does not seem to work on certain mission cars, such
as the taxis. If you already have a car in your garage and wish
to make it black, enable the code, drive into a Pay 'N' Spray
and do the same as the above.
Various car appearance determination
Cars that appear are in the same car class as the car
that you are driving. For example, if you drive a sports car,
expect to see sports cars everywhere.
Better off-road capabilities
Enable the Change wheel size code a few times and
get a car (Phoenix, Banshee, etc.). The wheels will appear to
be bigger and you will have better off-road capabilities and you
can run over cars better then usual. Your car will raise off the
ground and Tommy will have to do a small jump to get in.
Go to Vice Port. There will be a red van driving around, with R, S, and L Bols on the side. Take it and reverse into something so the back door falls off. Look inside to see dead meat (cows) hanging from the roof.
Pay N' Spray emergency vehicle
As long as the lights and siren is off you can take an unmarked emergency vehicle (non-military) to the Pay N' Spray for a full repair. They will charge the same amount as a regular car but does not change the color. Note: This was done with the F.B.I. SUV.