Good / This is a very comfortable and sturdy racing wheel with a lot of adjustments available to fit a variety of gamer’s heights and weights.
Bad / Like all racing wheel stands, the Openwheeler is heavy and will take up some space.
Verdict / With lots of adjustment options, wheel compatibility, and comfortable back and leg support, the Openwheeler, is a great choice for racing wheel setups.
Intro to Openwheeler Racing Wheel Stand Cockpit Review
A racing wheel can bring out the realism, and the fun of any racing game. But if you really want to take your racism experience even further, a dedicated racing wheel stand will make you feel as if you are sitting in a racing car in your very own home. This review will take a look at the Openwheeler, and its features, to help you make an informed decision.
- Compatible with all gaming consoles/PC
- Adjustment control
- Tubular steel frame
- Compatible with Logitech G29, G920, and G27 racing wheels and Thrustmaster wheels
Lumbar support, and lots of adjustment options available.
The open wheeler not only looks great; it also feels good to sit in, even for long periods of time. It features ergonomic back and leg support. There are also plenty of adjustment options, including a reclining back, angle adjustments on the position of the steering wheel mount, and adjustments of the position of pedals. These adjustment options make it possible for gamers of any size to enjoy.
Compatible with Logitech, Thrustmaster, and Fantec racing wheels: When purchasing a dedicated racing wheel set up, note that the racing wheel itself will not come included. Some of these set up may be exclusive to only fit one brand of racing wheel controller.
The Openwheeler can accommodate a variety of racing wheels, including the Thrustmater force feedback wheels and various models of Logitech racing wheels. It is also compatible with all gaming consoles and PC.
Easy to set up?
If you have ever attempted to set up anything from IKEA, then you know how difficult it can be to assemble things without clear instructions, or clearly labeled parts. Thankfully the Openwheeler Racing Wheel Stand, some with easy to follow instructions and straightforward assembly. Your assembly time may vary, but most people have been able to set this up in about an hour.
Will take up space in your home.
The one downside we have to mention with this racing wheel set up, and really any type of dedicated racing sim set up, is that you do need to make sure you have the space available, since this is a rather large piece of equipment. This set up weighs 65 lbs with dimensions of 25 x 22 x 33 inches. This model does have wheels which allows for easier movability, but dedicated racing stands are designed to be kept in one place.
Openwheeler Racing Wheel Stand Cockpit Review Conclusion
As mentioned before, these setups do take up space, but compared to other similar equipment, this is actually one of the lighter models out there. It’s also one of the only racing seat chair kits sold. It’s also very adjustable: if you are taller you can recline the seat position, and if you are a shorter you can bring the wheel and pedals closer to you.