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#1 DDodge

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 08:53 AM

Am I the only one still using Sim Sox?  :)

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 09:42 AM

Well, Don, it's been two days of hearing nothing but crickets here, so I'd say "Yep, you're the only one."  :)

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 10:31 AM

:D

I remember back in the day (late 90s/early 00s) Sim Sox arrived on the market. ;)

Back in the day  used to race with my old grandmother socks on top of my normal socks. Nowadays just with my normal socks. Harder (brake) pedal requires (race)shoes.

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 01:09 PM

If we are talking abut the same thing... Are they the ones with the grippy sole? If so yes I tried them for a while and kept them right up to moving to clutch, RF brake and shifter and suddenly couldn't get on with them. I found I needed to be able to slide my foot across the pedals to blip the throttle during down shifts and they didn't seem to allow me to do that. Now I just race in a pair of thick socks usually use with walking boots etc.

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Posted 13 November 2017 - 08:54 PM

And you can see, from my blazing speed, how well they still work!  :)
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 06:35 AM

I drive in bare feet. I have a sock covering the accelerator so my foot slides easy on the pedal. The pedal is curved and does not go straight in or out. The sock allows it to to slide in it's arc of travel and keeps my foot from moving.   Like Don, you can see how well this works for me!
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 10:57 AM

Bo's racing shoes :D

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 01:26 PM

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 01:46 PM

no! the circles are just for grip. pretty sure they were running or track shoes.
which, reminds me - prior to these i did have a pair of track shoes,and removed the spikes....i like that they have no extended edging (they get caught on the pedals)
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 04:25 PM

I can plainly see that we are a pretty fancy lot, here!
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Posted 15 November 2017 - 07:46 AM

I'll drive bare feet. I found it gives the right amount of slip between socks, too slippery and any kind of rubber sole, too grippy.
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Posted 16 November 2017 - 08:30 PM

I used to use a pair of old track shoes (very light flexible sole and no extended edging) but since I got my G25 and decided I needed to right foot brake, I had to go with normal sox for extra sensitivity since I was no longer allowing myself to give gas and brake at the same time to keep the car straight and/or to recover it (things I got used to with just two pedals).

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 12:29 PM

Lol my wife complains about all my socks having holes in the heels.

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 05:17 PM

View PostEd_Cullen, on 17 November 2017 - 12:29 PM, said:

Lol my wife complains about all my socks having holes in the heels.

Hey, you as well! I'm probably 1 of the few blokes who doesn't mind new socks for Christmas. :D

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