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FINISHED! - 2DOF Wormgear Race Simulator by Arno

Postby dearn » Fri 14. Sep 2012, 16:02

Hi all!

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I wanted to show my first project here, it will be 2DOF with 2 big motors (from Floriske :D ) driven by 2 Pololu's 12V12 and offcourse X-Sim. :)

I'm a beginner in the sim world, so i'm very happy to see this forum with projects and people to help me out. Also a few parts of my sim will be provided by my webshop http://www.ArcadeWinkel.nl. (sorry for spamming :oops: )

Here are some pic's first, later on i will add more information, pictures and so on. If you guys have any idea how to make things better in functionality or design, please post it here!

Grtz,
Arno

It all started when i got an old racing sparco seat from a friend and bought an old BMW driveshaft:
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Then the package from Floriske was coming in:
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Nice big motors with a 1:25 gearbox:
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Time for buying metal for the frame:
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Positioning the center for the pivot:
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Drilling and so on:
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It fits :D
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I'm not so good with welding because it's a cheap electrode machine, hope it holds
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Finally, the pivot:
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Then the old seat, it needs a mounting, so i made one. It will be mounted on wood.
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The seat will be covered with new red and black fabric after a while
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New parts arrived! 8-)
Rod-ends
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2nd hand 23" monitor.
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Yeah, a brand new G27 :mrgreen:
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PSU's and springs that are well known on this forum.
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I'm making a custom motor mounting system from wood and metal, starting with the metal brackets:
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This new mounting system holds the motor up so all the weight of the motor itself will be off the gearbox:
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Allmost finished:
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This will be it for now!

Grtz,
Arno
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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator - Sponsored by ArcadeWinkel.nl

Postby floriske » Fri 14. Sep 2012, 16:11

Finally there it is! :D

[s]Really looking forward to seeing your progress![/s]

Edit: That's quick ;) Looking good so far!
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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator - Sponsored by ArcadeWinkel.nl

Postby dearn » Fri 14. Sep 2012, 16:21

Thank you Floris!

The sim frame is allmost finished at this moment, i just have to find time to make the topic ready haha.

My pic's are a bit "zoomed", how can i fix this?

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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator - Sponsored by ArcadeWinkel.nl

Postby floriske » Fri 14. Sep 2012, 16:26

I would advise you to use your personal gallery you have on this forum:

Here's a short tutorial: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=162

This way you don't have to use external hosting, pics won't get lost over time, are easy to implement and can simply be linked to on external sites.
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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator - Sponsored by ArcadeWinkel.nl

Postby dearn » Fri 14. Sep 2012, 16:29

floriske wrote:I would advise you to use your personal gallery you have on this forum:

Here's a short tutorial: http://x-sim.de/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=162

This way you don't have to use external hosting, pics won't get lost over time, are easy to implement and can simply be linked to on external sites.


Tnxs, that's a nice feature.
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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator by Arno

Postby motiondave » Sat 15. Sep 2012, 01:32

Nice job there, welding looks good, better than mine.
Nice idea about the mount for the back of the motors. That would make them steady. But it wont really take any load off the gearbox.
Good to see progress. The big motors will give you some BOOT for sure!
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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator by Arno

Postby dearn » Sat 15. Sep 2012, 21:24

motiondave wrote:Nice job there, welding looks good, better than mine.
Nice idea about the mount for the back of the motors. That would make them steady. But it wont really take any load off the gearbox.
Good to see progress. The big motors will give you some BOOT for sure!


Hi motiondave,

Tnxs for your reaction! I hope that the motors will be good enough :D. I enjoyed reading you topics btw ;)
Tomorrow there will be a big update in my post!

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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator by Arno

Postby motiondave » Sun 16. Sep 2012, 00:49

dearn wrote:
motiondave wrote:Nice job there, welding looks good, better than mine.
Nice idea about the mount for the back of the motors. That would make them steady. But it wont really take any load off the gearbox.
Good to see progress. The big motors will give you some BOOT for sure!


Hi motiondave,

Tnxs for your reaction! I hope that the motors will be good enough :D. I enjoyed reading you topics btw ;)
Tomorrow there will be a big update in my post!

Grtz,
Arno



Floriske can advise on the motors as he has these. I use similar ones , but not bought off ebay. I believe they will still do damage though! Considering I used several different types of wiper motors in the past , and all with good results.
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Re: 2DOF Race Simulator by Arno

Postby dearn » Sun 16. Sep 2012, 23:38

Frame update! :D

I'm using steel square tubes for my frame that will holds te wheel and pedals. This frame will be mounted on wood later, with the option to mount it in 2 positions, close or far away from the race seat.
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The feedback pots arrived, these are "high quality" 5K pots, 10K normal pots are on there way from China at the moment. I think i will use the 5k at first.
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For stability the frame needs a support under the wheel:
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The frame isn't done yet, next step is to weld a pedal mounting and start to build a small frame for the G27 shifter.
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Do you guys like the simple design?
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Re: 2DOF Wormgear Race Simulator by Arno

Postby floriske » Mon 17. Sep 2012, 08:46

Looking good!

Just make sure your balance point is spot on when you are done (determine it with the most frequent driver in the chair of course ;)).

One thing i would do if it's your intention to have multiple people racing on it: make your pedals easilly adjustable. Something I noticed with mine with 3 different people: the steering wheel could stay in it's place, the pedals had to be move for each one of them!

KUTGW!

p.s.I've made quite good progress with setting up the motors (thanks Bob for all your tips!) but because we are currently finishing the construction work of the sliding doors on our attic (where the sim is standing) and are sorting out all the stuff that has to go behind them ;) I have to postpone the testing for a short while.
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