How-To Videos

Home Built Racing Sim Cockpit 2011

The original video of the 2011 Simulator Sled design overview video made right after I completed the build.

Original 2011 Simulator Sled
Anatomy of a Driving Simulator

This video was made to explain all of the design choices, the costs, and the reasoning behind each element of the simulator.

Anatomy of a Driving Simulator
Expansion of a Driving Simulator

As the unit was being modified, I created a few more videos to outline the changes.  This video covers the manual shifter and the dashboard.

 

Expansion of a Driving Simulator
Building a Driving Simulator – Part One

This video covers the basic construction methods and tips for assembling the base (sled) of the simulator.

Building the Simulator- Part One
Building a Driving Simulator – Part Two

In this video, I cover the monitor racks (both Mk I and Mk II) and the mounts used to actually connect the monitors to the frame.

Building the Simulator – Part Two
Building a Driving Simulator – Part 3-1

The steering rack has been a serious area of focus over the years.  This video outlines the latest rack.  I discuss the first Mk I rack and the issues, and how I attempted to overcome them.

Building the Driving Simulator – Part 3-1
Building a Driving Simulator – Part 3-2

The final video covers the seat mount, improvements throughout, wiring, amps, and bass shakers.

Building the Simulator Sled – Part 3-2