But of course, 100 % completion also means getting the Perfect Driver Bonus at every side job.
And after having done almost all of the 1978 side jobs, I'm afraid that it's almost (almost!) impossible!
Because even with a perfectly tuned sports car: Melizzano or Raven (the fastest ones with best handling of all the standard cars) - some of the Street or Checkpoint Races are impossible to beat within the PDB time!
Luckily, I've discovered that the Antilli VO3 Special is able to beat these times, and therefore I've mastered my bike driving skills.
BUT: You have a really hard time with some of the offroad jobs: countless restarts because of slightly touching any barrels or lamp posts (the DPL veterans surely know what I mean )
Today there was my hardest challenge so far: the Checkpoint Race of Coney Island, beating the +0:45:00! In the end, after several hours and countless restarts, I did it twice, but barely better: 0:45:23 was my best.
And I remember from back then, when using a tuned-up race car, I've never had any problems with any of the side jobs that ask you about picking your fastest car.
So, to cut it short, hoping that someone else did this already: Is it possible at all what I'm trying to accomplish: winning every single PDB without using a race car at all?
It's definitely worth a challenge and always a great feeling, when a PDB is awarded for having planned, memorized and actually driven a race 100% perfectly.
But I don't wanna stop at a specific job where neither a tuned sports car nor the Antilli VO3 Special are alternatives to the race cars...
Little side note: I'm only asking for PS2 players, because the difficulty of the PC version is a joke, at least for the side jobs: either the timer runs much more slowly, or the gameplay is a lot faster than on the PS2 version.