Custom shifter paddles for Fanatec universal hub?

Discussion in 'Sim Racing Hardware' started by RaceWasGood, May 12, 2017.

  1. RaceWasGood

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    I use an aftermarket deep(er) dish rim and would like to get the shifter paddles a bit closer to the rim. Spacers might be an option, but i'd prefer custom made paddles. Do you guys have any recommendations/tips where to look? Thanks!
     
  2. rocafella1978

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  3. RaceWasGood

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    Thanks @rocafella1978 They look like nice products, reasonably priced and all, but i don't quite see how they would solve my problem. Did i miss something?
     
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  4. rocafella1978

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    he sells spacers and paddles seperately
     
  5. RaceWasGood

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    OK, must have missed that. I'll take a closer look.
     
  6. rocafella1978

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    you can always email Martin directly / or contact page. he is very helpful.
     
  7. RaceWasGood

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    Just to sum this up in case it might be of any help to someone. I contacted Martin at Ascher-Racing who recommended another guy and they where both very helpful indeed.

    However i ended up making simple paddleshifter extenders myself. No youtube clip i'm afraid, but here's a short description.

    I used two 40x20x2mm aluminum U-profile pieces cut to 39mm of length. Using the original hardware as templates i drilled the required mounting holes on the 20mm edges of the profiles. On the edge where the paddle shifter goes i tapped two M4 threads. To avoid cutting my fingers i then finished it all up by grinding the 90 degree "end-corners" into a round shape, again by following the shape of the original hardware.

    This way the paddle shifters are now 40mm closer to the rim from their original position and just where i need them :) If needed i'll post a pic or two.