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I'm looking for a good racing wheel in the $100-$150 price range that will work on both PC and Xbox 360. Pedals and paddle-shifters are a must (sequential shifter would be all right too). I don't have a manufacturer preference, and at this price range, I'm fine with 270 degrees of rotation, but would obviously like more. Would the Microsoft Wireless Racing Wheel + PC adapter be best for me, or should I get 3rd party?

EDIT: On PC I play Racing games and Simulators, on Xbox, I play Forza 4
Edited by piemasterp - 5/11/12 at 12:54pm
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The standard 360 racing wheel is probably your only bet. The Fanatec models with stick shifts will run you over $250 and Logitech models don't work with the 360.

You should be able to find the standard (white) wireless 360 wheel with pedals for <$50 used. I have one and it works fine for 360 and PC with the wireless adapter.
    
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The standard 360 racing wheel is probably your only bet. The Fanatec models with stick shifts will run you over $250 and Logitech models don't work with the 360.
You should be able to find the standard (white) wireless 360 wheel with pedals for <$50 used. I have one and it works fine for 360 and PC with the wireless adapter.
Thanks. I'll poke around ebay and craigslist a bit until I find a good deal. <$50 is a terrific price, wasn't expecting it to be that low.
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The standard 360 racing wheel is probably your only bet. The Fanatec models with stick shifts will run you over $250 and Logitech models don't work with the 360.
You should be able to find the standard (white) wireless 360 wheel with pedals for <$50 used. I have one and it works fine for 360 and PC with the wireless adapter.
Just to make sure, Is this the one you recommended? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xbox_360_Wireless_Racing_Wheel
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That is the only wheel MS made with pedals for the 360.

There is better of course, but out of your price range.
    
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Yep. That's the one. I've seen it go as low as $40. If you can't find someone selling it put a wanted ad up on craiglist. I'm sure there are a bunch of people that just have them sitting in a closet collecting dust. (Mines actually in a storage unit)
    
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