Although magnesium wheels and brakes are considerably lighter, magnesium is subject to corrosion and should not be used for amphibious operation. Only organic linings should be used on all brakes. All parts of the 500 x 5 size wheels and brakes for amphibians are constructed of anodized aluminum for water resistance (199-105). Their use is suggested if bearings are kept well greased. A reasonable service can be expected, but earlier bearing replacement should be anticipated. Alternatively, the use of wheels and brakes with chrome plated bearings and brake disc and water drainage holes (199-105C) is recommended for best results in amphibious use. However, they are too costly for use on homebuilt aircraft.
CLEVELAND 199-105C TSO'd Wheel and Brake Assembly includes wheels with matching hydraulic chrome brake disks. Wheels with chrome brake discs are FAA-TSO approved under the original model number.
Wheels come complete with bearings and wheel covers. Brake assembly has linings installed. Sold in pairs only. Best suited for amphibious operations.
Wheel Assembly P/N: 40-113X
Chrome Disk Kit P/N: 199-105 CHROME
Chrome Disk P/N: 164-14000