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Making the gas pedal heavier? - Suggestions please

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Joakim Stensnæs, May 17, 2017.

  1. Joakim Stensnæs

    Joakim Stensnæs
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    Hey everyone o/

    For the past few months I've been really enjoying my CSL Elite pedals, love the load cell brake, awesome set. Though I would really like to try and make the gas pedal a bit heavier. Any suggestions how to do this without too much hassel?

    I know Jimmy Broadbent has been using his 'signature' stress ball. Maybe this is a good solution to try it out. Any other suggestions?

    Regards
     
  2. 3ller

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    try to preload the spring if you have room for it or mount it on a higher position, less leverage stronger pedal.
     
  3. Joakim Stensnæs

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    The CSL Elite does not really allow any adjustment to the springs, unfortunally.
     
  4. 3ller

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    i see is a torsion spring, thats a tough one, you need to ""shorten"" the free extreme where the load is aplicated on the spring or preload with a closer angle on the spring, dont know if easy possible.
     
  5. Martin Fiala

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    I've tried making my throttle pedal heavier by using several variations of the squash ball mod and honestly, I didn't like the feeling at all - too "spongy" and with a very uncertain full throttle feeling. Not sure how stress ball feels, but squash ball, even a cut up one, was not a good feel. It's great for brakes, but for throttle...couldn't do it.

    Then again my pedals are a joke compared to CSL Elites (or any real pedals really), so maybe it feels completely different with proper pedals.
     
  6. Joakim Stensnæs

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    Bump - Any new suggestions?

    I might actually try and get to the spring and see if I can tighten it, but the CSL Elites are not made for that sort of customization unfortunally. Might void the arrenty too, so not sure.
     
  7. DefiniteTmn

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    Haven't tried this myself (yet), but... Try swapping the clutch and gas pedal, since the clutch is quite a bit heavier to push down
     
  8. MarpanX

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    Has anyone done any diy solution to solve the this, I'm also interested in these pedals but am afraid the gas and clutch will be too soft...