Rally Steering Wheel

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by HomieFFM, Feb 25, 2019.

  1. HomieFFM

    HomieFFM Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have experience or a recommendation for a good rally steering wheel?

    thinking about maybe a flat one, because a dished one doesn't make any sense on a sim rig, because then you have to change the distance everytime you change the wheel.
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    (I want to use it on a Fanatec Universal Hub)

    thanks for every advice.
     
  2. Ablaze

    Ablaze Active Member

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    If you want to mount the wheel to a Fanatec hub a flat one is the best choice. You can mount pretty much any wheel to the hub. Just pick the one you like the most. :)

    Personally, I'm using an OMP WRC 350mm. Because I don't need a button box and paddle shifters for rally sims, I've bought a dished wheel so I don't need to change the seat position when switching to other steering wheels with button box.

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    Drifting with such a steering wheel is awesome. :D
     
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  3. Fleskebacon

    Fleskebacon Well-Known Member

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    I went with an OMP Targa 330mm, which is flat, because I need paddle shifters and don't want to change seat position. I have been a bit curious about the aluminium wheels though, as they are lighter. They might provide even more responsive and detailed FFB, but that's just an idea I have.

    Most important for a rally wheel is that it's round. If it's flat or dished depends on how you're going to mount it. And as @Ablaze said: If you're going to use the hub you'll probably want a flat one.

    I like suede leather, but that depends on your taste.

    Anyway, the OMP wheels are awesome, but so are the Sparcos and Momos. They do cost a bit, but they're worth it. Do NOT fall for the temptation of buying a cheap Chinese copy - you WILL be disappointed. Trust me, I've been there... Good luck!
     
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  4. HomieFFM

    HomieFFM Well-Known Member

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    @Fleskebacon @Ablaze thank you both for your help... after long fighting with myself I have now ordered the omp targa, I think that wheel is good for rallycars, but also good for any other ''oval steeringwheel'' car outside of the rally world, let's say WTCR, gt4 for example..

    Thanks your suggestions I didn't ordered a cheap and super dished ebay wheel.a big dished one wouldn't have made any sense for me and there are most of them 90mm dished...

    So once again big thank you :)
     
  5. Fleskebacon

    Fleskebacon Well-Known Member

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    Good choice, @HomieFFM .

    Good luck. The wheel is a good all-round wheel.
     
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  6. Kollo

    Kollo Active Member

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    I prefer to have the rallye wheel a bit closer to me so i decided to use a 350mm /75mm dished.