Best Nascar Heat 5 Wheel & FFB Settings

Nascar Heat 5 wheel Settings
Author Alessio Lorandi
Alessio Lorandi
March 29, 2022

Looking to get the most out of your NASCAR Heat 5 experience? In this blog post, we’ll share with you the best settings that we’ve found for getting the most realistic racing experience.

Having a great force feedback from the steering wheel will make the car much easier to control, and will also help you feel what the car is doing in terms of mechanical grip and aerodynamics.

We’ll also share some tips on how to adjust your wheel settings so that you can get the most immersive driving possible.

Most realistic NASCAR Heat 5 FFB Settings

Here are the most realistic FFB settings that we recommend for NASCAR Heat 5:

Most realistic NASCAR Heat 5 FFB Settings


  • Shift Type = Paddle
  • Clutch with stick shift = Off

Force Feedback

  • Effect Strength = Medium – Low
  • Impact Effects = On
  • Centering Springs = On

Most realistic NASCAR Heat 5 FFB Settings


  • Steering = All to the left


  • Steering Range = 80% to the right
  • Steering sensitivity = 70% to the right
  • Brake sensitivity = 30% to the left
  • Throttle sensitivity = 35% to the left


How do you adjust the wheel on a NASCAR Heat 5?

For you to adjust the wheel settings on Nascar Heat 5 you’ll have to follow these steps:

  • Open Nascar Heat 5
  • Go to “Options”
  • Go to “Player 1 controls”
  • You’ll find “Force Feedback” and you’ll be able to tweak the FFB to your liking

As you can see, the whole process shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes.

General wheel setting tips for Nascar Heat 5

Here are some general tipso that should help you get the most out of your NASCAR Heat 5 wheel and FFB settings:

  1. Always start with the force feedback at 35% and work your way up from there.
  2. if you find that the car is too twitchy or difficult to control, then reduce the steering sensitivity.
  3. In case you wanted a more realistic force feedback, then increase the effect strength.
  4. If you find that the wheel is too stiff or harsh, then decrease the FFB strength.

Is NASCAR Heat 5 good with a wheel?

Of course it is, in fact, It’s way more realistic than playing with a controller.

If you want to get the most out of your Nascar Heat 5 experience, we definetely recommend using a steering wheel like the Logitec, Thrustmaster or even Fanatec.


We hope that these tips have helped you find the best settings for your wheel and FFB in NASCAR Heat 5.

As always, remember that each steering wheel might require a custom adjustment to these settings in order to get the best results.

If you have any questions or suggestions, then please let us know.

Until next time, happy sim racing! 🙂

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Alessio Lorandi

Alessio has been involved at the highest levels in racing since the age of 5 (2003). He won a CIK-FIA World Championship in 2013 and then raced in F3, F2, and finally GT3s before now dedicating himself to SOLOX. He’s now on a mission to help thousands of sim racers around the world achieve their fullest potential through his ACC setups.






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