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  • 3 weeks later...
Stegeswe said:
Racing Chair V2.0

My Chair
  • Build 2015
  • Low Cost
  • For now on Xbox One, Will be Pc Soon
You copy my design?  :) great minds think alike?  Or did i copy yours?  Joking aside, dont you love the speaker position in the rear, it makes it like you in your own space, like you have giant headphones on.      Anyhow i like it.
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gfRally said:
Stegeswe said:
Racing Chair V2.0

My Chair
  • Build 2015
  • Low Cost
  • For now on Xbox One, Will be Pc Soon
You copy my design?  :) great minds think alike?  Or did i copy yours?  Joking aside, dont you love the speaker position in the rear, it makes it like you in your own space, like you have giant headphones on.      Anyhow i like it.
Realistically from an audio standpoint, they should be further back and pointed at you, not right beside your head.
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Here's mine.. hopefully after abit of sweet talking to the Mrs might be upgraded to a playseat.... ok why can't I get my pictures to save? Everytime I go to add a pic or link it doesnt save or crashes to desktop... grrrr.. here's half of it anyway.. 1460484934587-130492670_zpsh01ou6ku.jpg14604849037181828673909_zpshjg32kaz.jpg 
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Here's mine.. hopefully after abit of sweet talking to the Mrs might be upgraded to a playseat.... ok why can't I get my pictures to save? Everytime I go to add a pic or link it doesnt save or crashes to desktop... grrrr.. here's half of it anyway.. 1460484934587-130492670_zpsh01ou6ku.jpg14604849037181828673909_zpshjg32kaz.jpg 
Is that a handbrake or sequential shifter?  Either way, nice execution.
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gfRally said:
Here's mine.. hopefully after abit of sweet talking to the Mrs might be upgraded to a playseat.... ok why can't I get my pictures to save? Everytime I go to add a pic or link it doesnt save or crashes to desktop... grrrr.. here's half of it anyway.. 1460484934587-130492670_zpsh01ou6ku.jpg14604849037181828673909_zpshjg32kaz.jpg 
Is that a handbrake or sequential shifter?  Either way, nice execution.
it's both. . I made the handbrake into the shifter case and converted the shifter to sequential.. the handbrake is such a big help.. 
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@ADSTA68

Thanks man.  It took a lot of planning.  

The telemetry display is this: http://sensadigit.com it works really well, cannot recommend it enough!  I machined a housing for an old android phone ($12 eBay) so it looked less like a phone and more like a dash, still tinkering with the look.
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So, I started clearing my garage out earlier.  Loaded up the car & headed for the local Recycle centre.   I was emptying my crap into the skip and seen this out the corner of my eye...



Brought it back & bolted it to an old broken office chair that was destined for the dump too! 

You should see my wife's face - lol
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KevM said:
So, I started clearing my garage out earlier.  Loaded up the car & headed for the local Recycle centre.   I was emptying my crap into the skip and seen this out the corner of my eye...



Brought it back & bolted it to an old broken office chair that was destined for the dump too! 

You should see my wife's face - lol


Dude, I like that!  I know exactly how your wife looked, cuz it's the exact look I got when mine saw what I had under a sheet in my basement.  

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bogani said:
gfRally said:
There are others that are better, but here's mine






"Not bought, built" ;)
What OMP wheel is that?

I believe its the Velocita its 13in diameter which worked out well for a replacement for the G27, I didn't want a standard car size.  Also looked long and hard for a flat face with suede.  Feels great
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bogani said:
Any guys run the Fanatec Clubsport e-brake? I bought it a month ago and it sure does the job. It rattles like hell though, I wish it was more sturdy/silent. 
How could it possibly rattle? My only issue is the handles a bit flimsy, but I think I can buy an actual handbrake for about $20 and just swap the handle.
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JZStudios said:
bogani said:
Any guys run the Fanatec Clubsport e-brake? I bought it a month ago and it sure does the job. It rattles like hell though, I wish it was more sturdy/silent. 
How could it possibly rattle? My only issue is the handles a bit flimsy, but I think I can buy an actual handbrake for about $20 and just swap the handle.
The mehanics inside the case moves around making noise. Not when pulling the handle, but as I have mine attatched to my gear shifter it shakes around a bit, making noise.
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bogani said:
JZStudios said:
bogani said:
Any guys run the Fanatec Clubsport e-brake? I bought it a month ago and it sure does the job. It rattles like hell though, I wish it was more sturdy/silent. 
How could it possibly rattle? My only issue is the handles a bit flimsy, but I think I can buy an actual handbrake for about $20 and just swap the handle.
The mehanics inside the case moves around making noise. Not when pulling the handle, but as I have mine attatched to my gear shifter it shakes around a bit, making noise.
Tighten it? I have the Fanatec SQ shifter that has grooves and t-nuts so I got a plank of wood and attached it to that. Rock solid, no noise. Only problem is I pull it at a bit of a diagonal hence the bending issue.
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Codemasters could classify this game as a flying game when you drive on finland! you spend more time in the air than on the ground. Did they make finland stages like that just to piss folk off?? if so it works!
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This is my constantly evolving rig. 



Started life as a Racebase Mk2. now only has 5 original parts



Next on the list is load cell for the brake pedal and maybe some sort of dual seat/wheel position to facilitate F1 style driving position too.

Normally play using a 101" projector screen, but that's not down as it makes the room to dark for my rubbish photography skills. so you'll have to imagine

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