Originally Posted by AUcary
Interesting, I cant see why this would not be worth investigating. Only issue I would have is drilling out the gear leg fairings, would be a ton of work...
His fairing was removable....
I think that the reason it works is if the shimmy is a coupling between the fore-aft and up-down modes of vibration, with maybe a little torsion thrown in, this changes the fore-aft stiffness just enough that it decouples the modes. (For you techie types....).