Cessna Shimmy Dampener


FAA-PMA approved or Cessna 150, 152, 172, 175 and 182 aircraft
Direct replacement for part numbers 0442512-1 and 0542119-1.
Coming Soon! - Cessna 182E Shimmy Dampener
MC0442512-1 Shimmy Dampener Assembly
 Replace the Lord throw away dampener with our fully repairable Shimmy Dampener Assembly!
Hundreds $$ less than Lord throw away dampener! 

 McFarlane Shimmy Dampener Compared to Lord -5x the dampening power!


Improved design for consistent dampening action!


  • Quicker steering response
  • Oversize shaft for rigid strength
  • Wear resistant hard anodized housing
  • Costs less than the throw away rubber dampener
  • Temperature/altitude compensated hydraulics for low maintenance
  • Fluid level can be checked on the aircraft
  • Go years without servicing!
Temperature compensated hydraulics  


  • Almost no service required
  • Even the first minor movements are dampened
  • Consistent dampening action
  • No oil leaks

Seal Kit P/N SDKT-7

  • Designed specifically to re-seal McFarlane shimmy dampeners
  • Contains all required O-rings and back up rings


Can You Stop Nose Gear Shimmy? by Dave McFarlane


To repair your fluid dampener, go to Seal and Repair Kits.

For dampener replacement parts, go to Shimmy Dampener Components


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Trim Tab Actuator
Stronger metals and longer lasting coatings for increased service life!
FAA-PMA P/N MC1260074-1


  • Save thousands $$$
  • Nitride hard coated stainless screw for wear and corrosion resistance 
  • Aluminum/bronze inner barrel prevents sub-zero lockup
  • Anodized sprocket resists chain wear
    • Save hundreds $$$ with PMA repair parts for your actuator
Steering Bungee 
Cessna 182E thru 182T
 P/N MC0760622-1 



Steering Bungee SprocketRod End, and Steering Rod Boots also available.


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