Worse with a wheel and load cell pedals than a controller???

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Hey,

I am so thankful for this threat. I was a very decent daily race drive up to an A DR. Then I switched to an T300RS GT and I was shocked that I am not able to reach my times, not even close (2 secs/round) only in the rain of Spa this week I could compete.

I was so frustrated, but after reading this I will continue my wheel journey and hopefully will become an even better driver in the end... but it`s very hard to be slow again :(

hrnyms (hieronymus)
I can advise you to drive the licenses again with your new steering wheel. So if you do everything on gold again, your body will have adjusted to the new wheel, your muscle memory.

I have a similar problem this week too, although I swapped my pedals. But the new pedals are very different from the old ones. And my muscle memory has to change completely, especially the brakes are completely different.

But I've already set new personal records on my favorite track and improved my previous best time there by a full 5 seconds. But you have to say that my old time wasn't outstanding, but I just couldn't do more, no matter what I did.

A new better steering wheel will be added in the next few days to feel the road and the car better.
 
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Here this topic comes up a lot so let's post our downgraded times after getting a wheel. This is also bearing in mind that I did practice outside of sport mode with wheel before trying again

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Two key things to remember when first using a wheel in GTS, particularly if you have any experience of actual driving.

GTS' at times odd physics mean that what you expect to happen from real-world experience doesn't always translate, so expect to have to 'learn' again. This applies more to MR/RR and FWD cars.

GTS doesn't have a linear throttle pedal, as such you get less throttle application for the majority of the travel, then you get everything in the last bit of travel. This makes throttle modulation far harder than it needs to be and is also counter to almost every real-world car (road or track).
 
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GTS doesn't have a linear throttle pedal
Why the hell is it like this? To help people apply a little bit of throttle during steady cornering? Sure, that works, until you apply a touch too much in low grip situations and it jumps 20% and kills you. I wish this could be turned off.
 

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Why the hell is it like this? To help people apply a little bit of throttle during steady cornering? Sure, that works, until you apply a touch too much in low grip situations and it jumps 20% and kills you. I wish this could be turned off.
No idea, it's stupid and not needed.