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Nose Gear trunnion 1977 Lance

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In need of a nose gear trunnion Part #67054-803. Does anyone have one or know of one available
Thanks Doug
 

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Not sure where to find one but I just replaced mine. It was broken in about 5 places and we suspect it was caused by ground handling.


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Not sure where to find one but I just replaced mine. It was broken in about 5 places and we suspect it was caused by ground handling.


Ron
New the shop quoted 2800.00 parts only, do you mined telling me what you paid.
 

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I got mine yellow tagged for $1,500. Just the trunnion. My A&P used the good parts from mine to rebuild the new one. Probably about $700 labor all in. They only had the one.


Ron
 

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I had mine rebuilt by a company in Salt Lake City some years ago for a fraction of the cost of a new one. I'll try to find info on them and post it.
 

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OK, just found the invoice for the trunnion repair. Here's their contact info. (Not in Salt Lake City.)

S & B Industries
333 West 6160 South
Murray, Utah 84107
(801)261-4076
FAA CRS QE5R142N

I tried the website URL I had for them but it didn't work. I also did a Google search for them but could not find a website for them either so it started to look bad. Then, I called the phone number on their invoice and the call went to voicemail but the recording said they were S & B Industries so I assume they are still in business.

Here's my experience with them. My nose wheel trunnion broke while the plane was being backed into my hangar with a lawn tractor which lost traction in its steering wheels, causing the tow bar to be moved beyond the trunnion's limit. S & B charged me $680 plus $20.72 shipping for a total of $700.72 back in December of 2015. The trunnion came back looking like a brand-new one and it has been on my plane ever since with no problems whatsoever. I recommend them very highly.

I hope that helps. I'm curious to see what they quote you for the repair.
 
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In need of a nose gear trunnion Part #67054-803. Does anyone have one or know of one available
Thanks Doug
I got a new one for my Arrow several years ago.
Here’s their info, it was $2000 brand new.

Contact - Muncie Aviation Company

https://www.muncieaviation.com › contact Phone: [URL='https://www.piperforum.com/tel:(800) 742-4895'](800) 742-4895. Fax: (765) 289-0352. Keith Winchester Ext. 142. Parts Manager. [email protected] . Randy Resler Ext. 118. Parts Salesmen[/URL]
 

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Not thinking mine was rebuildable.............View attachment 21870
You might be right. That one may be too far gone. Nevertheless, I would give them a call and send them that pic. You never know, it doesn't hurt to try. Maybe they have one in the shop already done or something.
 

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You might be right. That one may be too far gone. Nevertheless, I would give them a call and send them that pic. You never know, it doesn't hurt to try. Maybe they have one in the shop already done or something.

I already got one and have this one in my hangar as a reminder of what can happen when the front wheel is turned past the limits. MORE importantly, it will serve as a reminder of what inattention can cost.


Ron
 
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