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Old 07-13-2021, 12:19 PM
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Default Beringer nosewheel

New RV6A owner and first few flights ended up with a wicked shimmy. Enough to pop-off 2 rivets off the brackets secured to the nosewheel pant. I purchased a Beringer nosewheel and question to all, the tire shipped with nosewheel, are they good tires and round? Expecting delivery this week. Any gotcha's on BEringer installation? Thank you all
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Old 07-13-2021, 12:20 PM
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I purchased a Beringer nosewheel and question to all, the tire shipped with nosewheel, are they good tires and round?
They are Michelin Aviators ...
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Old 07-13-2021, 03:18 PM
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They are Michelin Aviators ...
Thats only on the larger 5:00x5 tire, the smaller 11:00 x5 tires use either the Desser or the new 'Deli' tire, both are good tires. Beringer recently switched to the Deli tire due to quality issues with the Desser.
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Old 07-13-2021, 03:51 PM
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Default Michelins are good but not that good.

I fly a Cirrus a bunch and we had to replace a new Michelin nose tire that came from the factory on the plane because it was out of round. Shook like a wet dog on spin down. Also we got Beringer to publish a way to balance their wheels which is new to them.
Search for MM-02-012 on Beringer site. It is a maintenance working card.

https://www.beringer-aero.com/sites/..._procedure.pdf
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