Conversion Kit for McLaren V2 GT3 Wheel

A conversion kit to enable your Fanatec McLaren GT3 wheel to be used with a USB cable and attached to a direct drive wheel base.
Manufacturer: Sim Racing Machines
Availability: In stock
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Please tell us which QR you will be using.

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Choose which type of USB cable.

£126.00

We are delighted to be able to add the conversion kit for the Fanatec McLaren GT3 V2 wheel to our shop.

This kit is for the McLaren GT3 V2 wheel

This conversion kit will enable the McLaren GT3 V2 wheel which Fanatec launched in December 2020 to work via USB.  The conversion uses the PCB from Leo Bodnar like the Formula V2

These functions will work:

  • Shifters
  • All buttons
  • Clutch paddles *See note
  • Display ***
  • Rotary switches ** See note

* Clutch paddles:

  • These will only work as 2 separate analogue devices.  There is no bite point option.  Ideal for dual clutch or hand controls (Throttle and Brake)

** Rotary switches:

  • Left and right work in 2 ways. They activate a button for left and right while also working like Leo's rotary switch by selecting a fixed point on an axis.  This can be used in tools like joykey or SLI max-pro to map to keyboard presses.
  • The middle switch will just work as a fixed axis point.  Please note the display will still display clutch functions, but these do not work.

*** Display:

  • When I tested the conversion I had updated the wheel firmware to V40 using the latset Fanatec drivers on my Fanatec Wheel base.  It seems the display does not work on wheel firmware V37, so please update your wheel to V40 if you can.
  • We will work on a firmware upgrade for the kit to hopefully make the display work with V37 - Sorry for this.

Once converted the wheel is no longer a Fanatec wheel and therefore Fanatec software will not work.  Use Fanaleds or SLI Max-pro for the display.  Everything else just uses standard windows drivers.

How the conversion fits:

  • The conversion fits over the McLaren wheel mounting plate on the back of the wheel.  It provides a plate that can have a QR or mounting with a 50.8mm or 70mm PCD.  So just about any QR or spacer.
  • To fit the conversion, you have to remove the Fanatec QR and pin plug.  Then open up the wheel and attach the cable into the plug on the wheel PCB.  Instructions are provided with the conversion kit.

Instruction Manual: https://www.simracingmachines.com/content/guides/SRM McLaren GT3 V2 Conversion Kit Booklet.pdf

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