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Welding On The Bay Doors

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#1 MrHwy17



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Posted 23 June 2013 - 12:21 AM

I need to repair a hinge.


What are the precautions for arc welding on metal that is attached to the frame?

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#2 wolfe10


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Posted 23 June 2013 - 06:24 AM

Check with your chassis maker, but most recommend disconnecting the batteries, two gang plugs on the Allison ECM and PC boards such as refrigerator, furnace and water heater.

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Posted 23 June 2013 - 10:59 PM

What Brett said plus:

What is the alloy of your chassis?

What is the alloy of the hinge?

As far as the process I would use a TIG machine. You can control the heat and heat effected area.

Also remove every thing from the compartment and have a fire extinguisher ready.


And last but not least, use a professional welder.



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