Question: Welding Sheet Metal With Flux Core

Is It Possible To Weld Sheet Metal With A Wire Welder

I have a flux core wire welder. It has about 5 or 6 amperage settings. I tried welding some sheet metal together at the lowest setting, but it just blew a hole in the metal. I was just trying to practice, and it was really thin metal, but is my machine just going to be too strong to do it? I want to weld in rocker panels and cab corners on my truck. I should add that I welded some 1/8 or ...

Evercoat Metal 2 Metal Is This Product Any Good Can It Be Used Instead Of Cutting Out The Metal And Welding

I am working with cab corners on my pick up and need to get these cab corners fixed. I have no means of welding with the exception of a torch which could be used for brazzing. ...

Need Help Finding Preshaped Replacement Cab Corners And More Sheet Metal

I have a 1993 Ford F150 Supercab that has typical cab corner rust and rear fender rust (truck is not a flareside). I was wondering if anyone could give me a link to a site that sells pre-shaped sheet metal pieces for these two areas. Or can anyone tell me what type of metal I would need to buy to make my own and where I could get it, like home depot? ...

How To Shape Sheet Metal With A Torchneed To Make A Cab Corner For My 1964 Chevy Truck

How to shape sheet metal with a torch?need to make a cab corner for my 1964 chevy truck? ...

Cutout Fender Flares…

I want to know approximately how much sheet metal ill be able to trim off the fenders with those bushwacker cut out flares. its on a fullsize bronco 80-86. it would be nice to know how many inches away from the stock edge it will be. hey james... did you even read the question?tire size and/or lift size makes no affect on what i want to know. NONE AT ALL!!! well, lets say it did, if i had no lift and 33's ...

Can I Turn A Flux Core Welder Into An Arc Welder

My machine has a (+) post that the torch is connected to. Can I just take the spool off, disconnect the torch, and in it's place put a wire and rod holder? Or is an arc welder voltage / frequency / something else different? I know this is kinda going backwards, but it seems like it would allow me to make deeper welds and also work with different rods for Al and Stainless without gas. Can I do this? ...

Crankshaft And Cylinder Head Welding

It is nearly impossible for me to buy new crankshaft and new heads at this moment .Can my engine parts be saved by welding.How long will it last? rod journals need welding.Head surfaces also need welding.It is an alluminum alloy V6 engine both the block and the heads No i am not trying to save any money.Where i live these parts cost more than the car. ...

E Core Oil Filters

Champion labs has been using the newly designed e-core oil filters for a while now, and according to them the new core allows for better flow, less waste, and is stronger then the steel core. These filters have been getting ripped on alot at some sites and I wanted some intelligent thoughts about these filters. ...

What Is The Difference Between A Complete Engine And A Engine Core

I am in the process of removing another engine from a car and installing another engine assembly. I never 100 percent knew what the Core engine was. I could be wrong but is the core engine just the block of the engine without any gaskets or anything? I have a engine that threw a rod but other then that everything else on the engine is still great. So if the engine core is just the lower block then shouldn't I be ...

Fram OIL Filters.. THEY SUX Trying To Take It Off And It Keeps Collapsing..

They make them things out of cheapest thinnest sheet metal around.. I get oil can wrench on it and it collapses as opposed to spinning.. Whats up? How do I get it off? Thanks I put the filter on. I do my own oil changes.. Sometimes this gives me trouble and sometimes it doesnt. Figured I'd ask what the, how and why?? Anyway, I always oil the ring. I think this time I overtightened it the beeeetch ...