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Unread 10-01-2012, 07:55 PM   #76
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would someone tell me how this is stronger than what ive done
http://fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=209130

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Unread 10-01-2012, 08:47 PM   #77
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would someone tell me how this is stronger than what ive done
http://fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=209130
Pssst. Hey, over here.
Hey kid, you're not going to win or convince others that you are right. I would just let this die here.

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Unread 10-02-2012, 01:00 AM   #78
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ive done three pitman arms. it has a better chance of holding up because the arm itself is one continuous piece with consistent material. strength is all about consistency. butt welding two objects together with a bunch of filler and obvious seams just naturally raises concern.
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Unread 10-02-2012, 06:44 AM   #79
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Its a single wide piece of 3/4" . you meshed metals together.
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Unread 10-02-2012, 08:48 AM   #80
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Like this. Then apply the plate over the nub to spread load the pull pressure.
What method of welding are you using to attach the D rings?
From what little I know about welding i'm guessing stick welding?
Are there any pros and cons to mig welding opposed to stick welding?
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Unread 10-02-2012, 10:43 AM   #81
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What method of welding are you using to attach the D rings?
From what little I know about welding i'm guessing stick welding?
Are there any pros and cons to mig welding opposed to stick welding?
As far as I know mig is good for light duty stuff and stick is for bigger/thicker metal. At least from my own back yard adventures so don't quote me. I'm also interested to know.
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Unread 10-02-2012, 05:44 PM   #82
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Stick can be stronger if it is done right. If you take a close look at the picture of the pitman, it obviously has undercut. The spots where you can see where his beads are, that is undercut. If you had 0% undercut, then it is stronger than mig. But with any undercut, your strength just jumped out the window, just like that pitman arm will soon. Also, stick is used when welding outside has to be done, no gases to blow away in the wind.
Go ahead and keep with your build as you will anyway, I am not going to continue to explain how this monstrosity is going to more than likely cost lives.
This is the only time I have ever given up on a Jeeper, well, A Jeeper knows when they are doing something wrong and dangerous. Your call, not mine. Good luck, hope you don't kill someone.
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Unread 10-02-2012, 05:45 PM   #83
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would someone tell me how this is stronger than what ive done
http://fullsizebronco.com/forum/showthread.php?t=209130
Oh and his is a solid piece of steel, yours is weld, his will outlast yours anyday.
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Unread 11-04-2012, 06:32 PM   #84
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well been running for about 3 weeks now and finally found some tires close to home and after about a hour and a half of putting them on rims by hand it looks alot better(our tire machine is too small)

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Unread 11-04-2012, 07:58 PM   #85
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i chucked a few things together when i did my build and regretted it a few months later... since then ive gone out and spent the couple hundred bucks extra and got parts that belonged together. if your going to half *** something its not worth doing. looks like you got a great jeep now that its running and driving and youve had a taste of the new setup, i would slowly start chipping away at things that need to be redone,.
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Unread 11-05-2012, 06:22 PM   #86
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Ripper3494 thats my plan now start chippin away at her

Has anybody seen plans for a tube crossmember for the 205?
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