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So I am getting more and more into racing games, now that I have F1 2010 and and I think I am picking up a G27 today. Wondering what other cool equipment there is to help simulate the act of driving (even if it is an "arcade" style game), I had the thought of installing an electric motor with an offset weight to the bottom of the chair for vibration, was thinking you might be able to run it off the subwoofer signal output.

With all that said, I know Aircraft have all sorts of cool accessories (instrument panels, secondary screens, track IR etc) I was wondering what cool stuff there was for racing. Would love to get some feedback through the chair and perhaps through pedals. I am sure there is other stuff out there, but google searching is turning up not much, perhaps my search terms are wrong.

So, please list the cool products you have seen!

Thanks ahead of time


*Disclaimer* yes I know F1 2010 is not a Sim game, please, if you are a Sim rFactor/iRacing Nazi I request that you calm down for the duration of this thread. While I respect your passion for what you do, and while some day I may become interested in the finer points, right now I am just having fun driving and frankly with a wife and a 3 year old between practicing, qualifying and 20% length races in F1 2010 I am already spending more time then I should playing games.
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http://chilicoke.com/
http://www.frex.com/gp/
http://www.virtualr.net/category/hardware/

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Curious, what is the importance/significance of the last one, so you can plug the pedals directly into the PC?
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Curious, what is the importance/significance of the last one, so you can plug the pedals directly into the PC?
Upgrade the resolution so the pedals are more precis.
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