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Modding G27 pedals vs buying a new set

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Hi guys, new user here.  Been lurking and learning a lot by reading your posts, figured I would join.

 

I just purchased a T300rs wheel and the TH8A shifter & leather GT wheel add-ons, & I also ordered a ricmotech adapter to use my G27 pedals until I can afford a new set (or should I say....till the wife lets me LOL).

 

Now I've had this G27 set for YEARS and enjoy it.  I know the brake pedal isn't the best....but it can be modded immensely.  Do you think it is worth spending the money and upgrading to a load cell with my G27 pedal set, and invert mounting them in my rig.........or should I just buy something else?  The clubsport V2 pedals look incredible, I especially love the way that new digressive clutch mechanism looks.  Sorry if this subject has been beaten to death (new user making a post asking stupid questions right?  haha), I honestly did try the search function, but mostly just found comparisons from stock G27 to modded.....instead of modded G27 versus a more expensive stock set.  I know these mods are expensive (especially the perfect pedal).....but it might be worth it since I already own the G27 set and to be honest the wheel and shifter are worth basically nothing these days.

 

 

PS I have attached a picture of my rig currently, once my T300RS gear gets here it will get torn apart and modified.  It isn't the fanciest by any means, but I have fun with it.  Also probably worth mentioning that I am currently playing on PS3 and PS4 so I wouldn't get any benefits from the added resolutions of going direct USB the PC folks get to enjoy....don't know if that makes a difference in my upgrade questions or not.

 

Also I am a drafter by trade so I have already had thoughts of making my own DIY plans for a clubsport copycat clutch mechanism for my G27 set if I keep them  :mrgreen:   Another reason I joined is to hopefully share my plans with those two would want them if I am successful. 

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Welcome ,Kev! Great new add ons to your racing setup. If you ask me - enjoy your G27 pedals. You can add some mods to them. No need to jump on expensive pedals sets. G27 pedals do the job. Specialy for consoles racing.

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Thank you for your honest opinion :) I figure maybe a load cell or spring mod and I will probably get a few more years out of them.

 

On another note, I did a crude mock-up of my clutch mod idea.  I have no idea how much spring tension I need to relieve yet, but I think this sort of idea might work

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I just had another look at how fanatec is doing their clutch mechanism, and I have my bottom cam bracket a little backwards.  But having said that, I still think I am not far off from building some basic little metal brackets and trying something :)

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I also just purchased a T300 and will be getting the converter to use my G27 pedals with the T300. Like you, I'm a console player and I bought the GTEYE progressive brake spring mod a while ago which was $30 and worth every cent. It adds greater pedal resistance overall as well as excellent progressive resistance. This is a cheap and easy way to greatly enhance the G27 pedals and I highly recommend it.

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I am going to have to get myself one of those progressive rate springs. I am thinking about adding a bracket to each pedal to extend them too. I took the g27 pedals apart today and invert mounted them to my rig. Also made a new shifter mount for the th8a :)

My T300rs should be here tuesday, but my ricmotech pedal adapter still hasn't shipped :(

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