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Metal made by adding small amounts of carbon to iron.

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Fill drill holes in 3/16" steel plate — without welder

I have two 1/4" holes in a 3/16" thick steel plate (part of a truck rack). I want to fill the holes with steel, but I don't have a welder. How can I fill in the holes?
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Paint that works on galvanized steel and exhaust pipe

I have a homemade outboard motor extension handle similar to this: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07BWXZN2J/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1 The narrow part on the right is ...
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Is this damage from incorrect rim installation serious?

Update: I've had it checked out by a local workshop, they said it's all good. Follow up to this question. When installing my steel rims, I've stupidly put the wheel nuts on backwards. It was possible ...
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What type of bolts are suitable for a turbo exhaust housing?

Whilst removing the exhaust housing from my Garrett GT28R turbo, the thread of the bolts sheared off and needs replacing. It's a blackened bolt, so I'm not sure if this has any significance? (heat ...
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Replace alloys with steel rims?

I am in Ireland, so we use summer tyres all year and this is about the only set of rims to be used on the car. I acquired a 2015 Citroen C3. It has 17 inch alloy rims. I never had alloys before. ...
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Restoring Stainless Steel Part

I am working on various parts with a similar condition, the one pictured is an exhaust heat shield which is I believe Stainless(it is non magnetic and the condition as pictured is after 17 years of ...
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Hubcentric vs OEM compatible steel wheel

I've Nissan Rouge SL 2015 with 18 inch wheel size. I want to buy steel wheels. When I look for options on Costco website it shows me Hubcentric and OEM Compatible. I'm not sure what's the ...
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Stains removal and solutions

Is there any way to get a solution for stains like this
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Broken Automatic Shifter Cable Replacement

My 1994 Nissan Sentra started being difficult to start a couple of weeks ago. I'd have to shift into Neutral in order for it to start. I figured the automatic shifter cable was loose again, so I went ...
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what is the difference in terms of effective use comparing stainless or normal steel wire brush/rotary tool?

When using a wirebrush (on a dremel head for example), which is more abbrasive and what are the advantages of stainless and normal steel?
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Steel radial belt showing on front tires only?

I have all new tires. Cannot figure out why but the front tires seem to being having some issue. I've had to replace the front more than the back. Today I was shocked when I inspected the front tires ...
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