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until I am able get the full metal one fabbed up, here is my post from racedepartment.com as I thought you all would appeciate it
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I eventually want the full cockpit I am designing, but until then I am going to have to make due and make my desk as comfy and driver ready as I can, the biggest issue I was having was the pedals, trying to use existing things they ended up too high, too low, too anything but right. Stopped by the thrift store and found one of these and decided for about $1 I was worth a shot, and here my friends, after working on it today is what I ended up with, quite pleased taking a peice of plastic and turning it into something that looks like it belongs

Before
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After
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perfect height, perfect angle, $1 for the materials, spray paint and masking tape I already had so yeah. quite proud of that one, the other thing I got in the same store for around $25 (you are all going to hate me for this one 4e1bc20d69d03194490b.jpg

I had these so I plugged them into the side channel and made myself a decent mix and match 7.1, it is absolutely amazing 21system.jpg

does anyone know of any really powerful audio mod for F1 2010 I downloaded one, and while i sounds much better than stock, it just doesnt seem to get the same bass and power I was hoping for

So now we are looking at something about like img9794b.jpg

it will do until I get a full cockpit fabbed

Thanks for looking
-TLP



Edited by TheLastPriest - 8/6/11 at 11:40pm
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post #2 of 21
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EDIT:
wut up with all the meds
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post #3 of 21
O_O i want to play GT5 on a setup like this....
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post #4 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;14493517 
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EDIT:
wut up with all the meds


Major back issues, Valium on the desk, hydrocodone/APAP so I can move basically
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post #5 of 21
Not sure I could use the shifter that low on the seat.
     
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post #6 of 21
here's my scratch build-

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link to build log if you need some inspiration cheers.gif
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-work-logs/888554-madkat-games-rc1-gt5-machine.html
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post #7 of 21
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by bob808;14493571 
here's my scratch build-


link to build log if you need some inspiration cheers.gif
http://www.overclock.net/case-mod-work-logs/888554-madkat-games-rc1-gt5-machine.html

pssshhh, one monitor, what kind of driving sim player do you think you are....lol, no thats the dreams for for most of is, fully enclosed, it will happen especially since the wife walked out on my and my 3 year old we have much more time to design, play, built etc, then send send the sesign to my pops to have his company for the metal fabrication. I could do it, but if he will, much more professionally..I dont see the purpose of trying to do it myself
Edited by TheLastPriest - 8/6/11 at 11:52pm
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post #8 of 21
I know. I almost didn't want to post as it's slightly embarrasing, but I still love it wubsmiley.gif My hopes was to sell this oneand make a RC3 version (3 screen) on a motion platform (like D-Box), but that idea is off the shelf for now due to a nerve injury in my shoulder from a motorcycle accident.

Make sure and keep us informed on your build. I would love to see your planning thus far!
Edited by bob808 - 8/7/11 at 12:17am
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post #9 of 21
I am so subbing the build log, I wonder if I can get initial D arcade stage, :O oh jesus I know what I am doing with my old room.
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post #10 of 21
Needs more bad speakers?

I say if you're going to build something this beautiful, don't skimp on the audio. smile.gif You wouldn't skimp on the GPU or CPU would you? Your audio setup as is, isn't correct, your speakers are FAR too close to each other. wink.gif

Just something to let you know is all. smile.gif Subbed because I love seeing racing builds come to life.
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