Fanatec Podium Direct Drive Wheel Bases Thread

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by super_gt, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. super_gt

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    Do you like it like this?
    (the photo is not mine)

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  2. Mad1723

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    Not yet, but I'm thinking about it. With the lack of flex on my new rig, my pedals are starting to kill my left foot during braking.
     
  3. MaxdOut

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    Like the leather, never cared much for Alcantara (seems like a pain to keep clean). Silver color is OK. Hope it works on Xbox since the 2018 version was PS4 and PC. I notice that some reviewers for the Formula V2 were stating that the rotaries were to loose, hope Fanatec will stiffen them up in this version.
     
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  4. JHunt

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    I like this 100% better than the 1st version ... this one has leather and the solid black bottom grip. With that little change it look realistic and not like a toy. Now if we can only get the Podium Advanced Paddle Module in a Silver or a solid Black
     
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  5. Pennzoil23

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    yup , that’s much better , saw it on fanatec’s blog
     
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  6. White Hawk

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    If only it was actually like that, though I’d go further and change the colour of three encoders, silver plastic never looks good, so cheap.
     
  7. Kustom

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    I agree the encoders should be black like the F1 2018 / CS V2 - with a Silver Stripe.

    I'm happy I have the gold version
     
  8. LearnersPermit

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    I don’t know why but to me the PS4 blue F1 wheel looks the better of all the F1 wheels shown up to now. I even prefer it over the Xbox one even though red is my favorite color
     
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  10. LearnersPermit

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    He probably meant 17 days countdown to the DD1 release date since the other guy got his Heusinkveld pedals and his sim labs cockpit all he is missing is the Fanatec direct drive wheel
     
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    Interesting to see how it reacts to GTS over exaggerated undesteer effect and it's burst like violent FFB signals... Possible safety risk? :nervous::D
     
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  12. Jason Yu

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    Look at this guys work on putting leather wrap on his McLaren GT3 wheel.



    Looks amazing.
     
  13. White Hawk

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    Rig breaks apart and the guy falls to the ground holding the wheel. “Well, I was looking for a new rig anyway, thanks Fanatec.”
     
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  14. White Hawk

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    Well done, though personally I’d rather not feel stitching.
     
  15. kikie

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    I know what T minus .... means.

    The question mark was for @BrainsBush to fill in the date.
     
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  16. LearnersPermit

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    Cool then
     
  17. BrainsBush

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    14?

    Edit:you asked for a date. Hopefully I will receive the long anticipated DD1 on (max) 30. April.
    Still a special day in the Netherlands.
     
  18. kikie

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    FTFY :p
     
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  19. LearnersPermit

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    So have your order yours yet? Or are you still debating on the which to buy?
     
  20. kikie

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    Two reasons why I haven't ordered one yet:

    1. I'm still pondering which DD wheel to get if I should get one
    2. I'm waiting for reviews before I decide. I need reviews. I'm too weak to decide without reviews. :D
     
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  21. super_gt

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    It seems that the shipment begins.
    (the photo is not mine)

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    Link
     
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  22. gh229

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    Yes. I have a package arriving tomorrow from Germany. 16 kgs. That has to be Fanatec. :eek: I didn't order something else I think or my memory is not what it used to be. :D
     
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    Yes....mine is on its way too:) cant wait
     
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  25. BrainsBush

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    I'm still in this mode right now ;)

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  26. DonZmeuheu

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    Sorry for the stupid question. Does somebody know which bolts to buy to hard mount it to my rig???
     
  27. DomB_Fanatec

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    Side mounts: M8, no more than 20mm deep
    Bottom mounts: M6, no more than 12mm deep
     
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  28. DonZmeuheu

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    Thank you very much Dom for your answer:)
     
  29. BrainsBush

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    He Dom you don't have time to answer questions right now. Hophop fill and ship those boxes ;)

    Great that it seems Fanatec already ships the DD wheels!! Top job.
    Now no more typing I have to check my mail again. hahaha
     
  30. PzR Slim

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    Great news that they are shipping. However, if it doesn't arrive tomorrow here in the UK we won't see it until Tuesday as it's bank holiday on Friday and Monday!