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Unread 08-01-2013, 04:36 PM   #1
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Tj frame patches + flux wire welder?

I posted this on the TJ forum, thought it might get a better answer here. My frame on my TJ is starting to rot out at the driverside trans skid plate. I was told never to do frame welds with my 90amp flux wire welder. However I called up autorust and was told their patches are only 1/8". This welder can and has welder 3/16th, Could I get away with using my baby welder?? At least for a temp solution?

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Unread 08-07-2013, 05:20 PM   #2
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Yes, the frame is only 5/32 thick or .156.
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