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Thurstmaster Modded F1-rim on ClubSport Wheel Base EU

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by Kurt Vanhee, Nov 5, 2013.

  1. Kurt Vanhee

    Kurt Vanhee
    Premium Member

    As i want to upgrade from my thrustmaster T500 wheel to a Fanatec Clubsport wheelbase, i want to ask if it is possible to have my modded Thrustmaster F1-rim put on the Fanatec CSW base?
    Have seen on the internet that there are wheel adapters on the market.
    Just do not know if it is possible to mount this on a Fanatec wheel base, regarding different connections the wheel and the base have.

    As i have spend alot of money on that F1 rim (sli-pro, carbon), i wanted to know if there is some mod available to achieve this.
    Thanks in advance
  2. Why go from a t500 with a beefy motor to a Fanatec CSW with two small and cheap motors? If it's purely for the looks, I'd personally would not bother and save up more for maybe an ecci or wait for the new simxperience accuforce wheel. That way you won't have to bother about upgrading wheelbases anymore.
  3. completely agree, i've wasted so much money buying several other wheel bases only to end up with dcci in the end .. wished I went straight to that when I started this hobby
  4. Kurt Vanhee

    Kurt Vanhee
    Premium Member

    An Ecci yeah, but don't think the wife will go for it:rolleyes:
    Gonna keep an eye on the simexperience wheel then.
    Hopefully it suits my wallet better:p
  5. I assume the Thrusmaster add on doesn't go with the ecci?
    However, it looks like it's a very solid and high quality wheel base.
  6. I'm gonna make an adaptor for the f1 rim to attach to my ECCI base.
  7. You think an adaptor for the T500 F1 add on would work with the ECCI?
  8. Dietmar

    Premium Member

    Guess it will not, I think in that show it is mentioned that most probably it will be in a similar price dimension as the other high end wheels (nothing for married folks :) ).
  9. Brian McManus

    Brian McManus
    Steam: Brian Mac

    I used the universal hud adaptor which makes things easier.
    i used a dremmel to remove the release on the back of the rim.
    That piece unscrews from the back of rim.
    Im using the f1 display to connect all the buttons,paddels,encoders and leds.

    The rim and quick release is weighing in at 520g
    It wheels feels great so far but still loads of work left to do.

    You can see in the pictures i just screwed on f1 display to see what it looks like :p
    I will be cutting the rim to fit the display at the weekend.

    Could you post some pictures of rim .

    Edit: 1520g not 520g
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    Last edited: Jul 13, 2014
  10. How can the rim only be 520 kg. Or is that somehow 520 kg for both the fanatec hub AND rim?

    My stock Thrustmaster F1 wheel weight in over a KG I believe :)
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  11. F1 wheel + your heavy QR = 520g [​IMG] this is a joke [​IMG]
  12. If someone wouldn't mind answering a question I have...why use a Thrustmaster F1 rim on a Fanatec CSW base instead of just using the Fantatec Formula rim?
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2014
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  13. Brian McManus

    Brian McManus
    Steam: Brian Mac

    How is that a joke ??

    I have a fanatec formula wheel as well but i want a proper display and encoders.
  14. Thanks.
  15. Brian McManus

    Brian McManus
    Steam: Brian Mac

    Good man yourself
  16. This is not true and U should correct that Brian..

    btw. I have T500RS base and this is my stock F1 wheel with hub release, shifters, buttons etc.
    weight is 965 g

  17. Brian McManus

    Brian McManus
    Steam: Brian Mac

    Seriously are you still going about this ?
    You must genuinely think i am telling a lie :roflmao:
    Get a life man and move on.