This gradually slows the fluid flow and decelerates the piston.
How do you remove torque link bushings to install new ones? Removing the flanged bushings from the torque link forging can be difficult as there is not a good surface to press against or grab onto. An easy way to remove them is to thread them with a tap, screw a bolt in the thread you made, and then drive or press against the bolt.
21 rowsTorque Link Repair Kits for Cessna Aircraft. Click the X next to a filter to remove it. X. May 28, MCFARLANE TORQUE LINK REPAIR KITS FOR CESSNA AIRCRAFT Torque Link Repair Kits for Cessna Aircraft. Solves many wheel shimmy problems. Great kit, Expect to have a machine shop remove the old bushings and install the new ones then line hone it for perfect fit. But the kit itself is wonderful. It will fix most all of your shimmy problems. The photo is a close look at torque link bearings and bushings.
Regular servicing these with clean grease helps prevent wear. The torque links (shown disassembled here) are made of aluminum castings. The torque links attach to a steerable nose collar on the top Cessna nosewheel design. May 10, Our new to us G suffers from quite severe shimmy, with worn bushings in the torque link identified as the main cause.
I therefore ordered a torque link kit, a shimmy damper kit and new rod ends from McFarlane. Additionally, I also ordered new steering rods, also from McFarlane, to get the entire system in a like new condition.
Therefore, any wear, stop or loose- ness in the torque link bolts, spacers or bushings will allow shimmy to continue, un damped by the shimmy dampener.
Cessna proposes that.a test for torque link condition would consist of removing the three castle nuts on the torque link bolts, and replacing them with self-locking nuts that are tightened.