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Race-Car-Feel Brake Load Cell Conversion for Logitech G25, G27, G29 and G920 (v2)

Race-Car-Feel Brake Load Cell Conversion for Logitech G25, G27, G29 and G920 (v2)
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Your Price (USD): $129.95
Compatability: Logitech G25 & G27


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Item #: RMT-LC27


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The next generation load cell conversion kit for the Logitech G25 and G27 pedal set is here. Want to improve your lap times? This load cell upgrade will help you get there by upgrading the brake pedal on your Logitech pedal set from a travel sensitive, potentiometer-based pedal to a force sensitive, based load cell pedal. Our unique combination of the 2-stage spring and precision load cell create the proper exponentially progressive feel akin to a hydraulic brake pedal. An all-new feature we just added dampens the return on the brake pedal to better replicate the feel of a hydraulic brake pedal. Now the pedal eases back up rather than snapping back like the original spring, while still releasing braking force to keep you fast on the track.

"The human brain/body system modulates most effectively by force, not by displacement. The side control sticks on current fighter aircraft hardly move. The feel of the brake pedal should approach the firmness and consistency of a brick. There are several factors at work here . . . "
(Stephen Ruiz, Engineering Manager and Carroll Smith, Consulting Engineer at StopTech LLC)

If you are looking for a soft and mushy brake pedal then this is not the load cell for you, but if you are looking for a load cell upgrade kit has been engineered to replicate the feel and reaction of a real race car brake system then you have found it. The LC-27 load cell kit is designed to replicate the pedal travel and resistance of Formula 1, Daytona Prototypes, Formula Fords load cell recommendationand spec Miata braking systems to grant you the ultimate in realism. When the brake pedal is under mid to full braking load the pedal remains at a steady height to make heel-toe downshifting possible without upsetting the balance of the car.

To get the most from the load cell upgrade you should keep the following tips in mind. Your brake will now have a soft initial travel range followed by a very stiff range. The soft range replicates the travel of the brake pads before they make full contact with the brake rotors. This range will give you about 5% to 10% braking force (depending on your final brake calibration). Use this braking range to get the weight of the car to transfer to the front wheels without applying too much braking force. Once the vehicle’s weight is on the front wheels you can apply more braking force without putting the car into an under-steer condition.

At this point, the brake will feel like you are pressing on a brick and will respond to how hard you press on it. This range replicates what happens after the brake pads are in full contact with the brake rotors and there is no further movement of the brake components. At this point the brake pedal is near even height with the throttle pedal (on the G27 only). This facilitates proper heel-toe downshifting since the brake is kept at the same height regardless of how much braking force you need to apply.

The upgrade kit includes all the parts needed to complete the installation. The load cell, three-stage spring and rubber bumper assembly, insulators, wire management and electronics that all fit inside your existing plastic spring housing to protect them from dust and debris. Only a small hole is required on your existing spring housing for the wiring as shown in the photos. Detailed instructions are provided with photos taking you step-by-step in the process. No electronics skills are required to complete the conversion.

Unlike other load cell pedal kits which utilize a load cell originally designed for use in a postal scale, the load cell in the LC27 upgrade kit is an industrial grade load cell designed to withstand much higher loads at faster response times. The load cell is designed to have an unlimited life cycle and the accompanying components are designed to be equally as robust.


Additional Features of Version 2

  • Easier Installation
  • Pedal configuration changes are no longer required in your PC Games
  • Now compatible with all Sony PS2, PS3, PS4 games that support the G25/G27 wheels
  • Improved pedal travel over Verison 1
  • Dampened pedal feel just like real brakes


The LC27 load cell kit is not made by nor endorsed by Logitech. The Logitech name and the G25 and G27 names are the property of the Logitech companies and is used for reference purposes only. Installation of this kit by yourself or by Ricmotech voids the factory warranty on your G25 or G27 set.
Step-by-Step Load Cell Installation
Features
  • Feels like an F1, Daytona Prototype, Formula Ford type brake pedal
  • Most realistic load cell mod available
  • Replicates Exponentially Progressive Pedal Stiffness
  • Dampened Pedal Feel
  • Feels Best when Driving with Shoes On
  • Simple Installation
  • Compact Design fits neatly inside original housing
  • Components protected from physical damage
  • Medical-Grade Accuracy (+/-1%) Load Cell
  • Unlimited Life-Cycle
  • Fast Response Time
  • Hard-mounting your pedals is recommended
  • Pedals can always be returned to stock configuration
  • V2 now works with All PC and PS3/4 games
  • One Year Limited Warranty

Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 125 Write a review »

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February 16, 2018
Reviewer: Louis Muller from Millsboro, DE United States  
Hello,
After I installed the load cell I realized and afterwards read,  that I would have to wear shoes to use the brake pedal.
I ended up installing a soft rubber stopper to simulate the same brake feel that I have on my BMW.
I do not expect to get a refund.
thank you.

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Nice improvement February 12, 2018
Reviewer: Noel Leslie from Frederick, MD United States  
The load cell is a nice improvement to the G29 pedals.  I might have purchased more expensive pedals but I wanted to see if I could upgrade my existing set as a more practical alternative.  Installation was very simple - with the exception that the video is for the G27 pedals with a small note in the video comments that there is a slight difference when installing the load cell in the G29.  I figured it out, and then saw the note which was not conspicuous to me, but either way I got everything installed and it works very well. I recommend this upgrade to people without a load cell brake, such as on the G27/2G29 brake pedals.

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Significant difference ... for better February 1, 2018
Reviewer: Mr James Claeys from Anderson, SC United States  
It took me a number of sessions to adapt to the way the load cell works, but it is much more like in a real car that the pot-type G27 brake pedal that I upgraded with the Ricmotech.  I also needed to adjust the brake force setting in iRacing.  But once I got it setup properly and used to it, have a much better feel, particularly braking deep and trail-braking.  Even if it didn't improve my lap times, I would want the way the load cell provides a better feedback.

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Load Cell conversion January 25, 2018
Reviewer: Scotty zirk from Harrisonburg, VA United States  
Very nice conversion kit. Easy to install. Very good video on web site. Would definitely recommend this product.

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January 12, 2018
Reviewer: Claude Poulin from Pierrefonds, QC Canada  


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