DIY handbrake idea for wheel users

Discussion in 'GT6 Drifting' started by squirlybmx, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. squirlybmx

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    So just throwing this out there. It takes a small amount of work but anyone with a decent amount of common sense, a drill, and a soldering iron/hot glue/tape, idk some other stuff should be able to figure it out.

    basically this is a skateboard bearing press. Cut out the actual press part and drill two holes on either end. Hook a spring of some sort and when you pull up you'll be pulling against the spring. Somewhere in there either hang the two wires so the contact each other during th e pull or connect a switch of some sort, idk do whatever you want.

    I worded that horribly but I don't care. It's an inexpensive ($50ish) idea that I've had for a while but haven't bothered to do yet considering it won't really mount anywhere with my current set up.

    This is usually a hot topic with drifting here so I thought I'd give the basis of my idea since most people don't wanna completely fab up their own or spend money on a real hydro then mod it for gaming
     
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  2. Mcrsmokey

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    Good idea, I was going to make an ebreak but I don't feel the need to use it much. For the amount I use it I'm happy with using a button on my wheel.
     
  3. tori

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    Remap the handbrake to the left or right analog stick on your controller, find a way to keep your controller somewhere and use that. No money needed, no brain needed, super simple. :)
     
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  6. JDM_Tuning_S3OZ

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    Then you cut off the flat top of the analog stick, and super glue a small tube to the remainder of the analog stick :D. I've had this setup for ages.
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  7. DolHaus

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    Alternatively you could just use a bigger tube to save ruining a controller
     
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    That works as well I suppose but I was thinking something where you didn't have to spend $50 on a new controller. (Does anyone think they overprice those controllers?)
     
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  9. JDM_Tuning_S3OZ

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    Considering half of the buttons haven't worked in months, I didn't ruin it aha.

    Edit: Also if it was a working controller, I could always swap the analog stick if I really needed the controller.
     
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  10. Tetsu_X

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    I'll do this with my Chinese DS3! :lol:
     
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