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BowtieSweden

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Subframe-welding?!?
« on: January 17, 2009, 09:54:26 PM »
Hi
I have recently sandblasted my subframe, and I discovered that thay must have had blind welders or kids on this workingskift,
or maybe it was early monday morning after a great party.
Is there any more with same experience?
What is your opinion about this?
I don't know if I can put this together like this.
Could be interesting to hear if there is any more with same experience.

GUS
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JohnZ

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Re: Subframe-welding?!?
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2009, 05:35:03 PM »
Very common in those days - frame welding was done manually, and quality varied widely.
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Re: Subframe-welding?!?
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2009, 05:40:27 PM »
A 10 year old who never welded could have done a better job on my frame. It sux sooooo bad.

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Sauron327

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Re: Subframe-welding?!?
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2009, 05:51:43 PM »
I've seen them good and bad. Inconsistent beads, holes, excessive spatter. One horn perfect, the other atrocious. Novas too obviously.

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Re: Subframe-welding?!?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2009, 11:49:52 PM »
Mine is pretty bad on one side.
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