Originally Posted by Killerfist
Maybe OpenIV is looking in the wrong directory
Try going to the actual folder (rockstar games/grand theft auto 4/pc/models/cdimages) and right-click vehicles.img and select open with -> SparkIV (or OpenIV) then try replacing the dukes files
OpenIV doesn't have a save-function btw, as soon as the edit mode is activated all changes are made instantly (exept when you're opening a .wtd file and changing textures inside it).
thats what it was. i wasn't going far enough into the EFLC folder. once i did that, it spawned the charger. looks badass i must say, if only it sounded monstrous lol