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The SimPit Reviews Leo Bodnar Steering System

Shaun Cole of The SimPit is back with a new hardware review video as Shaun Cole takes a closer look at the professional-grade Leo Bodnar Sim Steering 2 system.

Shaun Cole of The SimPit is back with a new hardware review video as Shaun Cole takes a closer look at the professional-grade Leo Bodnar Sim Steering 2 system.

Aimed at professional usage within race teams, Shaun puts the steering system through a thorough test, covering installation & setup as well as test runs in several sims and his final verdict.

  • GamerMuscle

    Awesome bit of kit and nice video !

    If I ran a business that needed a high end wheel I can see why people would go for the Bodnar solution as they are probably much better to deal with when it comes to Business-to-business situations.

    However for home users I think a well put together OSW makes the most sense http://sim-lab.eu/2015/07/20/development-open-sim-wheel-full-kit/

    https://sim-pli.city/

    £1300 will get you something you would likely never need to upgrade and is more than enough to get 1-1 toque with 95% of cars people drive in simulators along with all the other benefits of a DD wheel.

    • dd101

      You don’t need 1000RPM (MiGe small) either.
      So, reality – you don’t need direct drive nor just 9% of Bodnar2 wheel.
      In other words, “1<1" and good Nm is closer than you think.

      • J.D. Draijer

        i drove with cheap logitech wheel ,all the fanatecs , 911 gt3 cv1 and cv2 and now i have the simucube with small mige , compared to what i drove before they are all toys.
        you dont need it to be faster but you need it to have a more realistic feel..

      • HammerX

        What are you using now? I was thinking on making my own servo motor system but don’t know where to start. Any advice would be nice. [email protected]

      • HammerX

        I wanted to make my own so whats all the parts needed to do a simcube setup and doe’s it work for every sim? thanks in advance.

      • J.D. Draijer

        so far it works in every sim , i just bought the simucube kit with upgraded psu from the indiegogo compain , i ordered the mige from simracingbay.com , he has complete kits also..
        i made my own wheel for it.
        it is really something different , the power is amazing , if i do some laps in ams with the formula extreme i have to stop after a while , also a lot of detail!

      • dd101

        Simcube is overprised and there are better “stepper motor” options for price/performance value without magical “direct drive” label. As I said, RPM is the factor here that can divide price of all components by half. (It is not MiGe and of course it’s nice to have just “the best possible” via Bodnar2, but “non-toys” level is closer than you think. OSW, Trustmaster or Fanatec – they all will be there ~500$ sooner or later).

  • quf

    All these high end wheels don’t have something that mine has, paddles.

    Good review Shaun, thanks.

    • Kraftmann

      I have custom built Sparco P310 by Sam Maxwell with paddles and buttons attached to Small mige using Q1R.

    • Leynad

      So the Accuforce Pro is no Highend? Highend enough for me at least:)

  • Kev

    Does Shaun really make a living doing like two videos per year?

    • ftrracingtv

      LOL savage

  • Matt Lenart

    the original pic looks like shaun’s flashing gang signs. i talked to my friend whose cousin used to roll w/ the crips, and he says it basically means “powerful motor”.

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