Is front wheel shimmy a problem? 

At Direct Aviation, we rebuild, refurbish, and/or exchange torque links and shimmy dampers for Cessna models from our shop located in 

Concord, North Carolina.

Exchange or refurbishments are available for used

like-for-like torque links or shimmy dampers with no cracks or damage. 

 

 We do not repair damaged or cracked torque links or shimmy dampers, we refurbish to function as new.  Painted parts are stripped and inspected, repainted, and rebuilt using new FAA approved specific parts.

  AVAILABLE STOCK

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Torque link set - Remanufactured 

 

Currently in stock.

Cessna torque link set, includes all mounting hardware and adjustment shims.

The set has been stripped and inspected for quality, then remanufactured using FAA approved, new McFarlane rebuild kit. Parts documentation included as well as log book entry sticker. 

Part number: 0543034-497, upper and lower

Applicable Models: Cessna 172, 175, 182, 205   Could vary by model.
Applicable Years & Serial Number(s): Please refer to your parts catalog based off part number.

Disclaimer: Buyer is to make the final determination of air worthiness and suitability of the item.

Returns: We will refund your purchase price within 30 days when part(s) are returned in same condition received with buyer paying return shipping.

Shipping: In stock, this item ships in 1-2 days.

$750.00 US plus shipping

Shimmy Damper - Remanufactured 

 

Currently in stock.

 

Cessna shimmy damper includes all mounting hardware.

The part has been stripped and inspected for any casing or shaft issues.  Then repainted, all new oil seals and bearing head replaced with new retaining ring.  5606 hydraulic fluid installed and leak tested.  Comes with all new hardware for install.

Part number: 0442512-1

Applicable Models: Cessna 150, 152, 172, 182  Could vary by model.
Applicable Years & Serial Number(s): Please refer to your parts catalog based off part number.

Disclaimer: Buyer is to make the final determination of air worthiness and suitability of the item.

Returns: We will refund your purchase price within 30 days when part(s) are returned in same condition received with buyer paying return shipping.

Shipping: This item ships in 1-2 days.

$550.00 US plus shipping

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Exchange Pricing and Process

  • Torque Link - Exchange              $650.00 US plus shipping

  • Shimmy Damper - Exchange       $450.00 US plus shipping

To initiate the exchange process, please click here or send an email directly to DirectAviationLLC@gmail.com

Please include the following information: 

  • 2 close up photos of the part for exchange

  • Year, make, and model of airplane

  • Any details on the condition of the part (ie. known leaks)

We will respond within 1-2 days with mailing information and remanufacture timeline. 

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