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Old 11-10-2018, 02:47 PM
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I solved that lack of a realistic brake pedal feel by doing the brake pedal foam mod for a Logitec G27 brake pedal.


Basically, you get some foam from a pool noodle, stuff it into the spring for the brake pedal and it creates a much stiffer brake pedal feel for next to nothing cost.

There are some commercial load cell kits that do the same. One is provided by Ricomotech and this video shows details on the installation for that.

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Go try a fanatec setup....with force feedback etc....its awesome.
Anyone got one to try?

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Not perfect no...it takes some adjusting to the width of the car, what lockup feels like, it doesnt recover from drifts just right.....but if you are ahead of the car and tell it what you want to do vs waiting for it to react it all comes together.....just like a real car....drive ahead of it.

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Yeah, spot on here. Once I got more comfortable with the controls and started driving ahead of it, I was impressed with how you can drive it. These sims have come a long way....yeah I'm that old. My first videogame was superpong.

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I tend to send it on simulators, can be funny and frustrating.
Thats the fun part...

I'll probably do the Ricmotech mod before I spend the $$$ on the fanatec. I still need to buy some more displays.
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Old 11-11-2018, 10:32 PM
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"I still need to buy some more displays"

A triple monitor set up brings the most bang for the buck in sim racing.

Here's a video of a guy explaining his new Triple 27" set up. With Black Friday sales on the horizon, I'm looking to upgrade from my single 21" monitor soon.

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