Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: Wheel part number change.....minor alteration?

  1. #1
    Grant's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Location
    Cottage Grove, MN
    Posts
    1,491
    Post Thanks / Like

    Wheel part number change.....minor alteration?

    So my airplane has 6" clevelands ( 40-28 ). One of the wheel halfs is bad. I have another complete set of 6" Cleveland wheels (40-97D). The problem is that the 40-97D wheels would need a 1/4" spacer on each side of the wheel for it to be positioned properly on the axle and make up for the fact that the bearing position on these wheels is 1/2" narrower (1/4" each side of centerline of wheel).

    The question is would this be a minor alteration to use these wheels and add spacers?

    Thanks!

  2. #2
    Steve Pierce's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Location
    Graham, TX
    Posts
    13,694
    Post Thanks / Like
    I just bought a used wheel half for $150 because of damage incurred in a ground loop accident. I would sell the incorrect wheels and get the right part.
    Steve Pierce

    "When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it."
    Henry Ford

  3. #3
    Grant's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2002
    Location
    Cottage Grove, MN
    Posts
    1,491
    Post Thanks / Like
    Used set of Cleveland 6X6.00 for sale!.....

    Thanks Steve.

  4. #4

    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Port Townsend, WA
    Posts
    238
    Post Thanks / Like
    Years ago, I bought a "new, old stock" single Cleveland replacement wheel from Preferred Airparts at a pretty good price. Wi=orth a call to them- they advertise in TAP.

  5. #5
    RobL's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Leicester, UK
    Posts
    79
    Post Thanks / Like

    Re: Wheel part number change.....minor alteration?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant
    The question is would this be a minor alteration to use these wheels and add spacers?

    Thanks!
    That's a major alteration, unless your suggested alternative is listed in the TCDS.

Similar Threads

  1. Major or Minor Alteration
    By mit greb in forum Modifications
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 12-30-2008, 07:07 AM
  2. GPS now a minor alteration
    By Cimarron in forum Tips and Tricks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-10-2004, 06:36 AM

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •