> From: Davies William-qswi646[SMTP:QSWI646@email.mot.com]
> Reply To: Davies William-qswi646
> Sent: Thursday, August 19, 1999 1:47 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Is MIG safe for suspension mount
> I remember many years back reading an article in one of the DIY orientated
> Classic Car mags about the pros and cons of various welds. What stuck in
> mind was the statement that a MIG weld typically has 80% of the strength
> an arc weld. Would anyone feel qualified to comment on this?
> Bill (who's chassis' are all MIG welded)>
Basically correct, the metal is thick enough to be welded with an
average arc welder. However, if you can weld with a mig you don't
necessarily can weld with an arc welder. So if you have and can use, if not
don't as its very easy to make crap arc welds.