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Welding is something that intimidates the novice.Mig welders (metal inert gas)welders can be hired;both gas and gasless.In a wind free environment gasless are O.K. Gas provides a shield against contaminents.Takes more practise than an arc welder so practise on scrap. A weld is always stronger than any body filler
Buy the used parts. $4500 is almost the price of an entire car. If you want to save lots of money, do the paint prep work yourself. You'll need to watch an instructional video on doing it properly, but it's basically LOTS of sanding with various grades of sandpaper and possibly filling dents in with body-filler. It's a long and tedious job, but you'll feel ...
I use a steel roo bar (kangaroo's endemic here) bolted to chassis using high tensile bolts incorporating sleeves in chassis rails so they don't compress.Same applies to rock sliders.At the end of the day the purpose is to protect your radiator so you can limp home.If putting a heavy steel bull/winch bar on a 4wd your front shocks/coils may need upgrading to ...
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