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Greggles_VS

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What type of welder would I need for minor welding on my car, also what power levels would I need? Cheers
 

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what you welding?

panel steel a 160 MIG would be fine. K-frames need a bit more ooze. .8mm wire works on pretty much any mild steel regardless of size, you just need to spend a bit longer to fill it.

then you could go TIG, pretty much same argon, go pure argon for ally and argon-light for mild.

dont ever get a gasless or arc unless you enjoy jackdaniels and coke premixed and are quite partial to wearing flanellete.
 

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Had a smash in back end and gonna weld that little panel under the light and above bumper doin home fix
 

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You can use just about any welding process you want for that panel as the welds are hidden behind it. Obviously a bare wire MIG process is going to best for it, but if all youve got is stick just use that - provided you know how to use one, that is.

You could even just glue the panel on by its tabs with a urethane adhesive like carbond or even liquid nails if you are feeling a bit agricultural
 
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