Is my internet connection good enough for online sim-racing?

Is my internet connection good enough for online sim-racing?

We often get asked how good does the internet connection have to be to sim-race online on titles such as iRacing, Assetto Corsa, rFactor and the like. The answer may surprise you. One would think the amount of data being sent is huge and it needs to be transmitted incredibly fast. However, the truth is that while the data needs to arrive very fast, it is actually not
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How to Calibrate your Pedals when Using a Load Cell

How to Calibrate your Pedals when Using a Load Cell

In most racing titles, the analog axis must be calibrated. On some titles and platforms the settings are remembered, and for others it must be done every time the sim is started. In the same way the wheel turns to full left and then full right so the game and the wheel knows the full extremes, you manually have to do this on the pedals. With potentiometer based pedals this happens within the first few seconds of racing
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Calibrating the Thrustmaster TH8A and TH8RS Shifter for the Ricmotech TMSS Short Shift Adapter

Calibrating the Thrustmaster TH8A and TH8RS Shifter for the Ricmotech TMSS Short Shift Adapter

Usually the TH8A shifter ships calibrated from the factory where it works correctly with our short-shift modification plate, but in some instances it does not. If you find that you have to push the shift knob to get it to engage in a gear, or that some gears don’t engage at all, then this calibration procedure will solve the problem.

You will need to download and install the following software: TH8 RS Calibration v1.0.7.0 

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Why are my Thrustmaster pedals inverted?

Why are my Thrustmaster pedals inverted?

So you went to use your Thrustmaster wheel and pedals and you step on the gas expecting the car to smoke the tires . . . but instead what happens?! YOU GET NOTHING! Then you come to find out that the gas pedal is acting like the clutch and the clutch pedal is acting like the gas. "How can this be?" you ask! Is this a feature for right-hand drive cars? No wait, that's not it. So why does this happen?
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How do I take apart the Logitech pedals?

How do I take apart the Logitech pedals?

We have made a video tutorial on how to dismantle the Logitech pedals to invert mount them or install the Load Cell Kit. While there are tons of guides showing how to open up the pedals, none of them show you the right way to do it. This method is based on the way the pedals are assembled at the factory. You will see that with this method you can put the pedal back together with ease.
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The Body Mechanics of Braking Accuracy

The Body Mechanics of Braking Accuracy

There has always been a lot of talk about improving braking accuracy in sim-racing. There are many kits and home-brew mods out there and all of them seem to work. In this blog entry, we are going to explore several methods used to increase braking accuracy which modify various characteristics of the brake pedal. So which combination of characteristics is the most optimal?
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What can i do to improve the Logitech G27 shifter?

What can i do to improve the Logitech G27 shifter?

The Logitech shifter can have a cheap plastic feel to it. There are ways to improve it. We have made a video tutorial on how to improve the shift feel of the Logitech G27 shifter. This tip also applies to the G29 and G920 Driving Force Shifter.
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