caster plate welding question

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by concretejungle, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. concretejungle

    concretejungle

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    I know I could call slee in the morning, but I have decided to go ahead and weld the castor plates. Will it generate enough heat that I should remove the arms so as not to melt the bushings?
     
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    lx450landcruiser Moderator

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    from the pics those plates look fairly thick i would say you would want to remove them as its not to much more work. it might not melt them but i would think it would if your looking to get good penetration on the welds.

    mike
     
  3. sleeoffroad

    sleeoffroad Supporting Vendor

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    No, if you only weld the front seams of the plates to the front of the factory brackets you will be fine.
     
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    e9999 You want to do what...? Moderator

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    and these in principle could then be removed with minor grinding of the weld?
     
  5. Arya Ebrahimi

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    Look at that Alex, you don't even need to call Slee in the morning. He comes to you in the evening :D Occasionally I question the almost obsessive following Christo has, and then I realize the reasons behind it. :cheers: Christo :)
     
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    Part of the reason i'll keep feeding his dogs. Thanks Christo. :cheers:
     
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