Question: Wire Weldin Sheet Metal

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 ...

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 ...

Something Is Different With Changing My Spark Plugs On My New Car. What Is It

I'm trying to change my spark plugs on my 99' Jetta. The end connected to the spark plug has a long metal shaft around the spark plug and I have to believe extended out past it. I've tried just pulling the spark plug wire but it will not budge and is starting to tear around these two connected points(wire and Metal shaft). I don't want to break the wire... The shaft does twist but I want to make sure I ...

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 ...

Anyone Got A Door & Front Fender For A 98 Toyota Tacoma

Need a USED Pass. side door & front fender for 95-2000 Tacoma-just sheet metal part of door & hinges-don't need glass or interior trim-just metal-is manual glass. Dark green would be nice but straight & no rust is a must-will travel from NYC to Portland, ME- for right price. I have LOTS of 84-88 Toyota parts if trade possible-and loads of lawn equipment like Wheelhorse c-120 and Snapper propelled bagger-and cash too. ...

1965 Mustang Fastback Fender Flare/ Rolling Reversal Help

Im thinking of buying a 1965 mustang fastback that is an ex drag car and as such has had the rear fenders flared or rolled. i was wondering if this is easily fixable or would a body shop have to cut them off and then repair them with new sheet metal f i can do it can someone explain how thanks ...

How Important Is It That A Grounding Cable For A Car Stereo Be Strapped Down With Metal

I recently installed a new stereo in my car. (More specifically, a Sony CDX-GT610UI in a 1999 Mazda 626 with stock speakers and components.) Among the tangle of wires attached to the back of the stereo was a fairly short grounding cable, which, according to the instructions, I could feel free to attach to any nearby metal screw in my car. Unfortunately I don’t seem to have a screw hole within the cable’s reach. For the time ...

How To Protect Front Bumper Bodykit

Hi, i have a quick question, i have a 95 prelude and i need to know what is the correct name for the type of protector used to protect front bumpers. They are seen on alot of race cars, it looks like a metal sheet that goes underneath the vehicle, it sticks out a lil bit and then u can see 2 cables going from it to the bumper..any idea?? i need to know because my bumper is getting thorn apart, ...