Overclocker achievement in The Crew


Drive a total of 5,000 Miles (8047 km) in a single car.

7 guidesOnline Game ModeSingle PlayerCooperativeVersusCumulative +Time Consuming

How to unlock the Overclocker achievement

  • Hoff 07Hoff 07903,378
    24 Dec 2014 13 Jan 2015
    48 11 33
    I got tired of the glitchy game resetting my odometer so I just did all 5000 miles in one run. I went to Little Eagle Speedway and just drove around the track topped out at about 240mph. It took about 30 hours.. Helps a lot to snap Netflix or Hulu so its not so boring haha

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    kevc99My last achievement :)
    Posted by kevc99 on 22 Oct 16 at 18:52
    A1ienspacebatsI'm going to give everyone here the best method of doing this in my opinion as you only have to pay attention for a second every 6 minutes rather than driving yourself around a track for 20 hours.

    1st off - top up your circuit spec car - i got mine to 1359 by redoing jump skill 23 near Washington about 80 times (20 secs each) - throw on a podcast or a movie.

    2nd - go to the bonneville salt flats. There's a summit marker in the middle that you'll be doing a circle around. Fast travel near there - not directly on it.

    3rd - Looking at the map with North at the top, you're going just past the summit marker at the 7 o clock position. get some elastics to hold your trigger and left stick in these positions. I found some of my gf's leftover hair elastics that worked great. I double wrapped the left stick to keep it tight and wrapped it around the back notch. The trigger was easy - just wrap it to the bottom of the right hand where you palm normally goes.

    4th - You're going to want to make sure the acceleration is all the way in and rotating the left stick enough to get your speed to stay constant around 200 mph. My car could go as fast as 250 without nitrous but i found the sweet spot to be 200 mph to keep you going in a constant circle and not hitting any objects. I found i could go for a while at higher speeds so this can be at your discretion but found I never had a problem with 200 mph and it won't add too much more time to doing this. Hit up on the d-pad and make sure you're not going over any roads throughout your circle.

    5th - this is the hardest part of the ordeal because its extremely annoying - set a timer on your phone to go off every 6-10 minutes. To keep from your session from being idle, hit the a (nitrous) button for as little effect as possible. That's all that you need to remain in the session. Now, if you're doing this from scratch, this will take 25 hours at 200 mph. You don't have to do this in one session - i myself started this endeavour with 1500 miles on the odometer and did this over multiple days while watching movies, tv shows, documentaries that I was going to watch anyway.

    6th - don't be discouraged if you have to reset your car. Once i figured out my groove to this, it was a relatively minor ordeal to reset the car's position. You're going to crash multiple times as theres two random groups of stationary trailers and cars you may hit. You're going to forget to set the timer, or forget to prevent your session from going idle. You can reset your car even with the elastics remaining on the controller. There are also some people who hit your car as there is a drag strip with a skill challenge going through your circle and there were times when there were as many as 6 other players in the vicinity of my circle and they hit me a couple times (accidently or on purpose). Don't get discouraged at the start if its not working. Keep messing around with it until you get your own sweet spot and from there it's extremely simple.
    Posted by A1ienspacebats on 13 Mar 17 at 15:47
    EskimosoundHey A1ienspacebats...that worked brilliantly
    Posted by Eskimosound on 01 Jun 20 at 15:51
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  • kevc99kevc9999,680
    24 Oct 2016 24 Oct 2016 31 Oct 2016
    31 0 16
    This was my last achievement in the game to get and was only at 61% while I had everything else done, I actually found this guide on another forum and can confirm the method works fine and I got the achievement using it.

    1- Go to eagle speed drome
    2- Get up to max speed in your chosen car
    3- While holding the accelerator hit the options button and go to HQ
    4- Hit A To go to workshop and in demo mode rubber band the RT button down
    5-Every 10/15mins hit nos to stop you from being kicked for inactivity

    If you wish you can come out of HQ and check your progress. The thing I found is that you have to be moving at speed when you initially go into HQ as when I tried it and car is 0mph the odometer doesn't change neither does the award progress.

    Hopefully this helps some people out, thanks!
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    HIDDENxGECKOStill working into April 2018. Looks like it won't be patched with The Crew 2 coming out soon.
    Posted by HIDDENxGECKO on 05 Apr 18 at 22:21
    qManballinAgreed with HIDDENxGECKO. The method still works as of me writing this message. Get this 5k and then figure out how to fix the platinum bugs...
    Posted by qManballin on 02 May 18 at 09:32
    II TITCH III've managed to get this to work with a turbo band to idle. Once you get to step 4 to rubber band down RT activate turbo on that button and leave it as long as you want. I tried to turbo boost however that didn't seem to work.
    Posted by II TITCH II on 05 May 20 at 12:14
  • Barad 007Barad 007804,725
    16 Feb 2015 16 Feb 2015 16 Feb 2015
    21 2 9
    As of February 12th, the glitch that resets the odometer has been fixed. I can confirm this myself. As mentioned already, this is best attempted on the Little Eagle Speedway.

    This achievement roughly takes approximately 25hrs (200 miles an hour.)

    I did this achievement entirely in the 2009 Mercedes SL65 AMG (Circuit - level 1289) across 3 days. The car would achieve 255mph normally and 270mph whilst drafting.

    Having a partner to do parts of this with will make the process slightly quicker as you're able to draft them back and forth thus achieving a greater top speed along the straights.

    Another tip, if you're coming across some other playing trying to crash into you head on, then just before you think you're about to crash, simply press the back button to go to the map, your vehicle will become invisible (ghost status) and so the opponent will drive right through you, immediately return to the game and you will still be on track with the same speed as when you paused.

    Good luck.
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    Barad 007I think it's just a single spec for a car.
    Posted by Barad 007 on 18 Feb 15 at 11:19
    xxx ALStill glitched. After 24 hours on the Speedway, 7 % progression. Even with a 340 Z, that is too slow.
    Posted by xxx AL on 22 Mar 15 at 05:02
    Zlnsickhow do you check progress for this?
    Posted by Zlnsick on 09 Apr 15 at 20:13
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