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AdrianPMN
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Post by AdrianPMN » Tue May 15, 2018 11:59 am

Okay so welding time, sorting a mig welder for some nasty rust holes on the wheel arches.

But confused about sheet metal, maybe a dumb question but should I be using aluminium or steel?
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Post by Gemini Rally Puma » Tue May 15, 2018 12:33 pm

Hi you will need to use steel sheeting if you try to use aluminium you will not be able to mig weld this as it will simply blow holes in the aluminium, also you can not weld ally to steel. hope this helps
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Post by Wild E. Coyote » Fri May 18, 2018 1:41 pm

As above. You can only glue or rivet aluminium to steel
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Post by MikeT66 » Fri May 18, 2018 3:29 pm

On an aside, don't they sometimes have a bad reaction to each other, anyway? Galvanic corrosion?
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