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Grille/Headlight Ring Material and Welding Technique

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Indychus, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Indychus
    Joined: Jun 9, 2010
    Posts: 134

    from Irmo, SC

    What is the preferred method for attaching stainless headlight rings to normal carbon steel fenders when frenching headlights? I have a mig in the shop I would love to use, but I'm not sure what kind of results I would get.

    How do you determine what kind of material parts are made from? I am wondering if I can weld the factory grille on my '52 Styleline, but I am not sure what it's made of. It's definitely ferrous, but not sure if it's carbon with some kind of plating or stainless...
  2. Stainless can be welded to mild steel.

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