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Old 03-11-2019, 05:14 PM
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It is interesting that both have broken off right where there is a separation area in the wheel pants. There is hole at the bottom of the wheel pant that needs to be clear of any paint/epoxy to make sure the area can equalize for pressure.

Lastly, I suggest to make sure the stop bracket is installed correctly. VANs had a SB for that a couple of years ago as some folks had installed that backward which allowed for greater turn on the wheel. This could contribute in larger oscillation from stop to stop.
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Old 03-11-2019, 05:33 PM
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It is interesting that both have broken off right where there is a separation area in the wheel pants.
Help me understand what you're saying here.
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Old 03-11-2019, 06:12 PM
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Help me understand what you're saying here.
The nose wheel pants unlike the mains has a barrier inside, made of glass, that makes the back side into a closed off compartment. Under the wheel pant there is 1/8" hole drilled that needs to be kept open to equalize the pressure in that area/compartment.

Both pictures in this thread that show broken wheel pants, seem to have broken off right where that barrier is.

Probably far fetched but it is possible if some moisture accumulates in there and does not drain, thus turning into an additional mass, could exacerbate the force induced by the shimming.

Might not be describing it well, but if you look at the inside of your nose gear fairing, you will know what I am describing here.

Edit: Looking at the pictures again, it looks like the separation/brake line is fore the barrier by at least a couple of inches.
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Old 03-12-2019, 04:36 AM
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Was the bracket not captured, or did it pull out with the shimmy? I assume if it puled out, the nut/bolt would be loose.
Im afraid it was not captured.
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