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I really want to get a new steering wheel for games such as Shift 2, f1 2011 and DIRT3. I had a go on a Logitech G27 in a local computer store and ever since i have felt the urge / need to buy one!

The G27 is £189.99 which is ALOT of money for a wheel. Are there any equivilents which are just as good / simular to the G27 but cheaper? I can get the Logitech Force GT wheel for £79.99 but it doesnt have a clutch or proper gear shift padles.

Should i splash out on the G27 or look for other models? If so which?

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post #2 of 12
Try checking out the Thrustmaster RGT Force Feedback wheel. It's about 50 bucks cheaper than the Logitech. I am not sure of the quality, but from reviews, it seems pretty good.
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the g27 is a really awesome wheel. if you are really interested in a wheel and you think that you will use it alot get a g27. in its price range is the best wheel you could get and they are very durable.

    
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post #4 of 12
These are very good wheels,But quite pricey:
http://www.thomas-superwheel.com/
And no I don't own one.I still use my MOMO.
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I think watching some reviews its between the Logitech G27 £189.99 and the Logitech Force GT £79.99

I play racing games maybe twice a week but its so much more fun with a steering wheel. I have a cheap £30 jobbie at the moment which is good but i'd really like to upgrade to something with force feedback. I think if i'm going to spend the money i should go the whole hogg with the G27
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But F1 drivers don't use a clutch. tongue.gif
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190p WHAT THE FRICK

They are $600AUD in Australia :O

Logitech wheels are very nice, I loved my G25. But there is definitely some quality doubts. My accelerator sensor worn out and stopped working after 14 months -_-
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ive got a driving force pro, and i love it, and the driving force gt is better

id get the driving force gt, and if you have a good budget, get a fanatec wheel, theyre incredible!
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The top end of my budget is the G27. The Force GT is under half the price of the G27 but lacks a clutch and has plastic pedals. I know most track cars dont have a clutch pedal or what games will actually work with the clutch. The padle shifts on the GT seem small also, i like the look of the G27 paddle shifters but again your paying for it.
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