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  1. spirot

    spirot F1 World Champ
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    Tom Spiro
    Fanetec Podium.... should be here in May.
     
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  3. HotShoe

    HotShoe F1 Rookie
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    Did you get the Podium? DD1 or DD2?

    I just got an Oculus and I am about to buy a wheel, pedals, rig etc. Curious to hear how you like the Fanatec.

    Thanks!
     
  4. spirot

    spirot F1 World Champ
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    Got Podium 1 and have all Fanatec equipment - saw that is what Porsche uses at the Sim Lab in Atlanta so figured if good for them good for me. have no tlooked back. I use the VIVE pro for view... its great... I've been obsessed with Assetto Corsa computer version - you can download so many mods for vintage F-1 seasons like mid 80's and mid 90's , love the cars and sound.

    I have not been doing too much I racing but need to get back in there. just been so tied up with work.
     
  5. bobzdar

    bobzdar F1 Veteran

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    Didn't see this before, but I would be. I drive mostly gte and gt3 these days but occasionally run lmp1 or the c7 Daytona prototype, but can generally get a handle on anything within half an hour or so.

    I've upgraded most of my equipment now to where I'm running an accuforce direct drive wheel, load cell equipped thrustmaster pedals and a Samsung odyssey+ vr headset. That was by far the biggest upgrade as the visuals were a huge leap from the oculus.
     
  6. vincent355

    vincent355 F1 Veteran
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    I want to get into this. What is a good computer and vr headset?
     
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  8. singletrack

    singletrack F1 Veteran

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    2080 based graphics card and a valve index.
     
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  9. bobzdar

    bobzdar F1 Veteran

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    Yep, that's the hot ticket. If you're a little more technically inclined and have unlimited budget, an rtx titan and pimax 8kx are the absolute top end.
     
  10. singletrack

    singletrack F1 Veteran

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    Didn't know about the pimax - thanks for the info.
     
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  11. Bas

    Bas Three Time F1 World Champ

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    My wheel is arriving on either tomorrow or monday (T300 599XX with T3PA pedals, something to pass the time with), just re-subscribed to iracing after having only done 1 session once in 2016!. Anyone here still active?
     
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  13. singletrack

    singletrack F1 Veteran

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    I haven’t driven much recently. I was driving the IR01 at Long Beach quite a bit a couple months ago. Epic.

    Been working on the cars in real life, as well as some other stuff so not much time. I would do a session of whatever if you catch me online. Later man.
     
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  14. Bas

    Bas Three Time F1 World Champ

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    Will do man! Seen you online last few days but no races for some time. Should be B licensed tonight myself. Internet a bit of a PITA some times but have had some good races with friends in EU (higher ping than either US server).
     
  15. Bas

    Bas Three Time F1 World Champ

    Mar 24, 2008
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    Will do man! Seen you online last few days but no races for some time. Should be B licensed tonight myself. Internet a bit of a PITA some times but have had some good races with friends in EU (higher ping than either US server).
     

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