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G27 wheel stand, G27 pedals, G25 wheel and G25 shifter = heaven.
    
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there is only one, G27. Expensive, but worth everything you pay for
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there is only one, G27. Expensive, but worth everything you pay for
4, actually.

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More importantly what else would you be open to doing with this wheel? Do you have an Xbox? If not will you ever buy one? Do you game on the PC? If not do you ever plan on playing a SIM on your PC?

The Logitech G25 would be my first choice but they're hard to come by now and highly sought after.. My next choice would be a combination of a Fanatec Porsche 911 GT2 wheel & shifter with the pedals from a G25 or G27. Pedals pop up on eBay and SIM sites from time to time.

I only recommend the Fanatec if you're going to SIM on more than just the PS3, otherwise stick with the Logitech products.



This is a modified G25 with a MOMO 350mm steering wheel fitted to it.
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I'd go with a G27. Better quality than the DFGT and far better pedals. The Fanatecs are even better but their customer service is terrible and for that reason alone I wouldn't recommend them.

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Um, what? There's no clutch, so no need to use two feet...
If you don't need the clutch you should be left foot braking or you're losing time.
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More importantly what else would you be open to doing with this wheel? Do you have an Xbox? If not will you ever buy one? Do you game on the PC? If not do you ever plan on playing a SIM on your PC?

The Logitech G25 would be my first choice but they're hard to come by now and highly sought after.. My next choice would be a combination of a Fanatec Porsche 911 GT2 wheel & shifter with the pedals from a G25 or G27. Pedals pop up on eBay and SIM sites from time to time.

I only recommend the Fanatec if you're going to SIM on more than just the PS3, otherwise stick with the Logitech products.



This is a modified G25 with a MOMO 350mm steering wheel fitted to it.
I would've gone with a DMP wheel. Still, this is sick too.
    
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I'd go with a G27. Better quality than the DFGT and far better pedals. The Fanatecs are even better but their customer service is terrible and for that reason alone I wouldn't recommend them.
I'll agree Fanatec has bad customer service, but I can't agree they're much better quality then a Logitech. The Fanatec devices show greater signs of wear overtime and failures seem to be much more common. The failure/complication rate always surprised me considering how limited the production is and has always been.

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I would've gone with a DMP wheel. Still, this is sick too.
OMP? While nice, it just wasn't the budget.
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I quite like my DFGT. I don't have GT5, but as a wheel itself, it works well. The pedals aren't the greatest, nor is the wheel anything close to the G25/G27, but for the price, especially what I paid for it, it was more than worth it. I'd easily recommend it.
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I'll agree Fanatec has bad customer service, but I can't agree they're much better quality then a Logitech. The Fanatec devices show greater signs of wear overtime and failures seem to be much more common. The failure/complication rate always surprised me considering how limited the production is and has always been.
I was talking more about better as far as feel and features go. I think Fanatec offers more in that respect. The Logitech wheels are better quality though, I agree.
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post #20 of 22
I have the DFGT which is a good cheap first wheel. For the price the quality is pretty good. Just don't expect to be able to manually shift that well though. The "shifter" isn't even a real shifter (just goes up and down) and the flappy paddles are a joke.
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