GT 7 GEEZER CLUB

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This is the only video that shows what I'm dealing with. My DD Pro Extreme has been on the regular DD pro settings in-game because that's all that has been available. This guy is having the same problem after 1.46 update. I'm gonna use the proper wheel setting now but my wheel does this, at times, 1 to 2 times per lap. I have to pop my wheel off and back on quickly to continue. I'm gonna post one of soon.


Here's my video showing the problem. It undrivable when it's like this.

Well my videos won't upload. However, after weeks of troubleshooting and no real driving. My son and I finally have things lined out. There were so many firmware issues, its a wonder I could drive at all. I literally had every known issue amd a few unknowns lol.
I was able to finish all the weeklies in 2 hours. I haven't been able complete all 5 for months. And Fanatec wasn't any help lol. Still have small adjustments to make and I lost my settings and getting used to new ones. Thanks for the help.
 
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Good Afternoon Geezers ,here’s the lineup for Wednesday Night Geezer Racing

RACE 1)@ Lago Maggiore East
8 Laps
500PP Giuliano Sprint GT Veloce
Any comfort tire

RACE 2)@ Kyoto Driving Park Yamagiwa
8 Laps
600PP Road Cars
TOYOTA vs HONDA
Any sport tire

RACE 3)@ Circuit de Sainte Croix- B
8 Laps
Gr 3 Race Cars 750PP (no bop)
Any Racing tire
RACING HARD TIRE TO BE USED AT LEAST ONCE DURING RACE

ALL 3 RACES HAVE : FUEL USAGE X 5
TIRE WEAR X 5

If you don’t have the car in the 1st race use another 500 PP car

STANDARD GEEZER RULES AND SETTINGS

HEADSET REQUIRED FOR GEEZER LOBBIES

LOBBY / CHAT OPENS @ 7:30PM EST
RACING STARTS @ 8PM

SEND FRIEND REQUEST TO viper9-al_

SEE EVERYONE WEDNESDAY NIGHT 👽
 
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The Alpine A110 '72 is for sale in the used car dealership, if you don't have it go and buy it cause you are going to need it next week for the rally season. It is a very good car to have.
And by the way, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce '67 is there also, grab it if you don't have it. It is also a very good car.
 
aturday Geezer Races

Lobby opens @ 8:30 AM ET

Cars we may use

Any Gr.1 - (BoP No Tuning) - RM
Any Gr.2 - (BoP No Tuning) - RM
Any Gr.3 - (BoP No Tuning) - RM/RH
Any Gr.4 - (BoP No Tuning) - RH

PP Races - Road Cars Only -
PP < 500 - may use any Confort Tires
PP > = 500 < 700 use any Sport Tires
PP>= 700 Use Racing Hard tires



Race and Track conditions:
Weather: Sunny and Clear Day (we will try a few different formats but no rain for now)
Laps: 5 to 9 depending on track length
Grid: Stand start
Tire: consumption during race will be set @ 3x for all races.
Fuel: consumption during race will be set at 100 liters and 7x for all races.
Qualify: fastest first for every race
Penalty System: on
Boost: Strong
Slipstream: Real

1st Race
Tsukuba
Laps: 9
Porsche 992 - BoP - Tires: SM - (Brake Balance only)


2nd Race
Red Bull Ring
Laps: 6
Car: Gr.3 - BoP - Tires: RM - (Brake Balance only)

3rd Race
Le Mans
Laps: 5
Car: Gr.3 - BoP - Tires: RM - (Brake Balance only)


4th Place chooses combo for next race

See ya there!

PS 1 - Lobby is friends only, if you are a Geezer (+60 yrs) and would like to participate, send a FR to PSN: GT-RaceAce
PS 2 - Due to the amount of work for the lobby host in GT7, a headset is requested. There will be no typing from the host with instructions.
 
Wednesday Night Geezer Race May 8th


This will be a Rally Day with the Alpine A110 '72 at 500PP

1st Race - Alsace Village - 6 Laps - Tires SH


2nd Race: Colorado Springs Lake - 6 laps - Dirt tires - You may have to check and adjust you PP with those tires


3rd Race: Lake Louise Tri-Oval - 8 laps - Snow Tires - Again check and adjust your PP




Room opens at 7:30 pm EDT , Race starts at 8:00
Open to all Geezers friends and friends of friends
Send friend request to: oldboy43
 
This aria makes the car very stable and comfortable to drive. Very little squealing or sliding with all of this grip.

Feedback about problems with it are welcomed.

 
Lobby I’m hosting tonight

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This aria makes the car very stable and comfortable to drive. Very little squealing or sliding with all of this grip.

Feedback about problems with it are welcomed.


Do you remember where you got the car, and you shortchanged the pp on the tune, any reason for that? Just curious, it looks like fun to drive.
 
aturday Geezer Races

Lobby opens @ 8:30 AM ET

Cars we may use

Any Gr.1 - (BoP No Tuning) - RM
Any Gr.2 - (BoP No Tuning) - RM
Any Gr.3 - (BoP No Tuning) - RM/RH
Any Gr.4 - (BoP No Tuning) - RH

PP Races - Road Cars Only -
PP < 500 - may use any Confort Tires
PP > = 500 < 700 use any Sport Tires
PP>= 700 Use Racing Hard tires



Race and Track conditions:
Weather: Sunny and Clear Day (we will try a few different formats but no rain for now)
Laps: 5 to 9 depending on track length
Grid: Stand start
Tire: consumption during race will be set @ 3x for all races.
Fuel: consumption during race will be set at 100 liters and 7x for all races.
Qualify: fastest first for every race
Penalty System: on
Boost: Strong
Slipstream: Real

1st Race
Blue Moon
Laps: 11
Ford Mustang Shelby GT 250R '16 - BoP - Tires: SM - (Brake Balance only)


2nd Race
Monza
Laps: 6
Car: Gr.3 - BoP - Tires: RM - (Brake Balance only)


3rd Race
Road Atlanta
Laps: 6
Car: FS 23 or 19 - Tires: RS - (Brake Balance only)


4th Place chooses combo for next race

See ya there!

PS 1 - Lobby is friends only, if you are a Geezer (+60 yrs) and would like to participate, send a FR to PSN: GT-RaceAce
PS 2 - Due to the amount of work for the lobby host in GT7, a headset is requested. There will be no typing from the host with instructions.
 
Ray-Ray, are you still fighting with your wheelbase? "Wheel disconnected" issues where the clamp no longer holds the qr shaft and its hidden usb-c connection tightly? I was dealing with much the same thing and fixed it finally with a $14 clamp from Amazon. The cheapo aluminum version Fanatec sources had stretched to the point that its ends actually touched! The Amazon unit is tool steel. On top of that, it is a superior 2 piece, 2-bolt design that clamps much more evenly. Anyways, the upshot is ~3 weeks or so since installation and no problems since at all. I highly recommend this solution to anyone with these wheelbases. I've been recommending it every chance I get. Please forgive if I'm repeating myself here, lol.
 
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Yay! I just hit roulette with a 6-star ticket for 1,000,000 credits. Committing to memory because we all know that was a 1-and-done deal, lol!
 
Ray-Ray, are you still fighting with your wheelbase? "Wheel disconnected" issues where the clamp no longer holds the qr shaft and its hidden usb-c connection tightly? I was dealing with much the same thing and fixed it finally with a $14 clamp from Amazon. The cheapo aluminum version Fanatec sources had stretched to the point that its ends actually touched! The Amazon unit is tool steel. On top of that, it is a superior 2 piece, 2-bolt design that clamps much more evenly. Anyways, the upshot is ~3 weeks or so since installation and no problems since at all. I highly recommend this solution to anyone with these wheelbases. I've been recommending it every chance I get. Please forgive if I'm repeating myself here, lol.

I've had issues since i purchased it. My son helped fix the firmware and conflict issues. I had been driving this whole time. Never having owned anything like this, the learning curve is a circle lol. But I've had no issues since.
 
I am sorry to say I won't be joining any more group races until I can figure out party voice chat. It pisses me off to no end that I'm the only person that can't figure it out and it's apparently so obvious and simple no one bothered with directions for those of us with the simple mind. Last time I raced with you guys voice chat popped up auto magically on my phone thru the PS app! Before then it was always a struggle. This week, here I find myself again struggling and I'm mad about it.
I like the "must have voice chat to join" rule and I think it's a good rule. Which means, in the end it seems I'm just to stupid to race so until I get past this mental block I am out.
Btw, Mark_us; nice job on the Bazooka Joe livery! I was proud to show it off until I ran into your drivers door. 😖 Totally my bad. I hope giving your position back was at least a token of me owning my fault. I hope also that i didn't adversely affect your finish.
 
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I am sorry to say I won't be joining any more group races until I can figure out party voice chat. It pisses me off to no end that I'm the only person that can't figure it out and it's apparently so obvious and simple no one bothered with directions for those of us with the simple mind. Last time I raced with you guys voice chat popped up auto magically on my phone thru the PS app! Before then it was always a struggle. This week, here I find myself again struggling and I'm mad about it.
I like the "must have voice chat to join" rule and I think it's a good rule. Which means, in the end it seems I'm just to stupid to race so until I get past this mental block I am out.
Btw, Mark_us; nice job on the Bazooka Joe livery! I was proud to show it off until I ran into your drivers door. 😖 Totally my bad. I hope giving your position back was at least a token of me owning my fault. I hope also that i didn't adversely affect your finish.
Steps:
Start PS5
entering the game is not necessary
press the PS button
Go to GAME BASE - click
now move your cursor down to the headset icon
If there is a party OPEN that you can join, click on JOIN
If you know a party is open but you don't see it, send a friend request to someone you know is in the party.
 
Steps:
Start PS5
entering the game is not necessary
press the PS button
Go to GAME BASE - click
now move your cursor down to the headset icon
If there is a party OPEN that you can join, click on JOIN
If you know a party is open but you don't see it, send a friend request to someone you know is in the party.
...went thru all the steps you outlined (thank you for taking the time btw). I must've msgd the wrong ppl or somehow did that part wrong. I got no responses. /shrug feces occur. That's life. It really bums me out though. I'm sitting here in front of the running game and can't think of anything I feel like doing.
 
...went thru all the steps you outlined (thank you for taking the time btw). I must've msgd the wrong ppl or somehow did that part wrong. I got no responses. /shrug feces occur. That's life. It really bums me out though. I'm sitting here in front of the running game and can't think of anything I feel like doing.
See if this helps

 
See if this helps


Wow,, it's much more challenging to join chat via PS5 than with our outdated PS4. A GREAT key to remember,, when the guy says "DON'T LEAVE THE GROUP MAN",, that is key. When the chat is shut down it ends BUT the next time it is opened everyone gets a notice.
 
Wow,, it's much more challenging to join chat via PS5 than with our outdated PS4. A GREAT key to remember,, when the guy says "DON'T LEAVE THE GROUP MAN",, that is key. When the chat is shut down it ends BUT the next time it is opened everyone gets a notice.
Imo, it's far too challenging. I'm personally challenged well into the point of frustration. And that frustration has grown to the point that I don't really feel like playing gt7 and in fact is making me look at my whole investment into sim racing with some resentment. Thanks Sony, or PD, or my own mental short-comings... idk how to regain enough enthusiasm to work through this. That's what I need before anything else.
 
Without voice chat, no offense meant to anybody, I may as well be racing AI and I may as well be an AI bot to the rest of the co-communicating group.
 
Thank you Luiz, for taking time to make a video for me specifically. Following the steps you outlined, when I click on the headphone icon, I get 1 party chat that says something about last active some time in April and below that a list of my in-game friends. Clicking on the 1 party chat icon I have does absolutely nothing. And while I appreciate the occasional party invites, like I just saw notification of, happen randomly and without any notice and they go away quickly making them futile efforts, but thanks for trying.
 
Lol, figures... I accidently found my way into party chat - on my phone. I don't even have my PS5 running so cannot race and I'm so pissed off over the ordeal idk what I did to be able to do it again later.
 
Thank you Luiz, for taking time to make a video for me specifically. Following the steps you outlined, when I click on the headphone icon, I get 1 party chat that says something about last active some time in April and below that a list of my in-game friends. Clicking on the 1 party chat icon I have does absolutely nothing. And while I appreciate the occasional party invites, like I just saw notification of, happen randomly and without any notice and they go away quickly making them futile efforts, but thanks for trying.
Hi,
Luiz sent you an invite to today's party while we were racing, but you weren't online with your PS5 to act on Luiz invitation. The list of old parties will do nothing for you if you click on them since those are in the past.
 
So I was thinking on how strange it was that I stumbled onto voice chat today when I wasn't even playing on my PS5 at all, gt7 included, when it dawned on me that last time I had this issue when I stumbled onto vc while racing with you guys it was ...on my phone. Somehow, that works without me even trying. Perhaps with my PS app open? Idk but I'm gonna give it another try soon. I want to thank you guys for putting up with my rant, and to Luiz and Mr. pmallard for taking time to help.
 
Good Evening Geezers,here’s the lineup for Wednesday Night Geezer Racing

RACE 1)@ Sardegna Road Track-B
8 laps
600PP 1965-1975 European Road Cars
Any sport tire
Fuel usage x 5. / tire wear x 5

RACE 2)@ Dayton Tri-Oval
10 Laps
700PP American Road Cars
RH tires
Fuel usage x 5/ tire wear x 5
ENGINE SWAP CARS PERMITTED

RACE 3)@ Nordschleife
2 laps
ANY 800PP CAR
ANY RACING TIRE
TIRE WEAR X 5 (no fuel)

STANDARD GEEZER RULES AND SETTINGS

HEADSET REQUIRED FOR GEEZER LOBBIES

LOBBY / CHAT OPENS @ 7:30PM EST
RACING STARTS @ 8PM

SEND FRIEND REQUEST TO viper9-al_

SEE EVERYONE WEDNESDAY NIGHT ☠️
 
On Sunday after our morning of racing, Richard, Markus, Cory and I had a discussion about the Stability Parameters that appear on the Setup Sheet for each car as to what it is, what affects it and what the best parameters should be. After reviewing a few cars we agreed that the ideal parameters should be for "Low Speed" 0.00 and for "High Speed" -1.00 or as close to these numbers as possible.

This coming Thursday, I have an evening of racing using the Ferrari 512 BB 1976. The parameters for the vehicle are: 580PP, Sport Tires and 2712 LBS. Everything else is optional and open parameters. So I bought a used one from the Used Cars Dealership. Tested it at the Glen and it is quite pathetic. So, one at a time, I bought options from the Tuning Shop and GT Auto and the document attached shows how I went from a Low Speed Parameters of -0.46 and High Speed Parameters of -0.37 to parameters of -0.01 and -1.00 respectively. After a few more changes to the suspension to suit my driving (these changes don't impact Stability somehow) the vehicle is now very stable. I also tested the suspension settings from Priaino and the vehicle is very stable.

This is only one car but at least I have now a better understanding of the stability parameters on the Setup sheet and what affects it.
 

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On Sunday after our morning of racing, Richard, Markus, Cory and I had a discussion about the Stability Parameters that appear on the Setup Sheet for each car as to what it is, what affects it and what the best parameters should be. After reviewing a few cars we agreed that the ideal parameters should be for "Low Speed" 0.00 and for "High Speed" -1.00 or as close to these numbers as possible.

This coming Thursday, I have an evening of racing using the Ferrari 512 BB 1976. The parameters for the vehicle are: 580PP, Sport Tires and 2712 LBS. Everything else is optional and open parameters. So I bought a used one from the Used Cars Dealership. Tested it at the Glen and it is quite pathetic. So, one at a time, I bought options from the Tuning Shop and GT Auto and the document attached shows how I went from a Low Speed Parameters of -0.46 and High Speed Parameters of -0.37 to parameters of -0.01 and -1.00 respectively. After a few more changes to the suspension to suit my driving (these changes don't impact Stability somehow) the vehicle is now very stable. I also tested the suspension settings from Priaino and the vehicle is very stable.

This is only one car but at least I have now a better understanding of the stability parameters on the Setup sheet and what affects it.

I'm gonna try your 3T race tonight. I have my 512 BB @ 572.40. Based off your attatchment, With the PP being 580, do we have freedom to add a few things or is this where im supposed to be?
 
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