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Apr 15, 2014 · I was going to have a welding shop or a frame and alignment shop perform the welding. I plan on having them weld with the rear end still in the car with the car lifted and the axles hanging down but also supported. I have also heard using high nickel rod so 7018 sounds perfect. Thanks for all your input and I will checkout the offroad forums.
Apr 15, 2014 · I was going to have a welding shop or a frame and alignment shop perform the welding. I plan on having them weld with the rear end still in the car with the car lifted and the axles hanging down but also supported. I have also heard using high nickel rod so 7018 sounds perfect. Thanks for all your input and I will checkout the offroad forums. How to weld axle tubes on GM 8.5" 10-bolt Page 3 Nov 04, 2011 · Discussion in 'Transmission & Driveline Topics' started by Kevin Callahan, The 8.8 Mustang rear end has about half of the power transmissed into the axle tubes and the other half transmissed into the eyes cast into the top of the center casting. Welding the axle tubes on this type of rear end is usually not needed. A Camaro rear end has 100
Sep 26, 2013 · So confusion over hopefully - agreed though welding the drive shafts is not usually practical except in emergency situations - I have done it successfully but would not on an ice cream van as they are almost always running at 1.5 times their allowable gross weight - the outer casing / axle tubes however are fine - they have bits welded all over Ni rod welding cast center section to steel on axle housing.Ni rod welding cast center section to steel on axle housing. 09-21-2011, 02:13 PM Hey everyone, I am new here and have a question regarding welding the cast center section of my rear axle (14 bolt) to the steel tubes for extra strength.
I noticed in the summit catalog they have a stud girdle brace that you can purchase that bolts to there girdle and axle tubes. They didn't have a pic of it. If I had to guess the sway bar doesn't fit behind it? Anyone know of a shop where I might find someone capable of welding the tubes? My last question is using a set of used 4.10 gears. Welding Axle Tubes to Housing - Miller Welding Discussion For now my axle tubes are just tack welded at 3 points around the tube, with a 175 mig, nothing special, i made my own jig to check the straigtness, welding did not change anything. When I put on 9" axle ends I will do full welding of the tubes to the center section. Its a ford 8.8
Feb 26, 2012 · I see that when some of y'all beef up an AMC 20, you discuss welding the axle tubes to the center section and reinforcing the leaf spring mounts. I have another rear completely apart (68-69 AMX) and am thinking about going that route. Has a 3.54 twin grip but might put a Detroit Locker and Moser axles in it. Welding Axle Tubes/Reinforce Spring Mounts AMC 20 - The Feb 28, 2012 · Welding Axle Tubes/Reinforce Spring Mounts AMC 20:Post Reply :Page < 1 2 3 > Author:Message Topic Search Topic Options. Post Reply. Create New Topic. Printable Version. Translate Topic. 390spirit . Members Profile. Send Private Message. Find Members Posts. Add to Buddy List. AMC Addicted
Feb 28, 2012 · Welding Axle Tubes/Reinforce Spring Mounts AMC 20:Post Reply :Page < 1 2 3 > Author:Message Topic Search Topic Options. Post Reply. Create New Topic. Printable Version. Translate Topic. 390spirit . Members Profile. Send Private Message. Find Members Posts. Add to Buddy List. AMC Addicted Welding Dana 44 Cast Steel Housing - 4-Wheel & Off-Road Nov 01, 2009 · We used a Dana 44 axle as an example on how to fully weld axle tubes to a cast steel axle housing all inside 4-Wheel & Off-Road Magazine. Close Ad. Welding Dana 44 Cast Steel Housing
Nov 01, 2009 · We used a Dana 44 axle as an example on how to fully weld axle tubes to a cast steel axle housing all inside 4-Wheel & Off-Road Magazine. Close Ad. Welding Dana 44 Cast Steel Housing Welding Spring Perches on axle housing - Off-Road Forums Mar 26, 2007 · Remember - welding is not dribbling filler on a joint. Welding is getting BOTH surfaces hot enough so the metal FLOWS and merges together. BOTH surfaces have to be heated above the melting point to do that. The thicker the material, the faster heat is carried away from the joint. That's one reason why aluminum is hard to weld.
Jan 13, 2000 · Jeep-Short Wheelbase All discussion of short wheelbase Jeeps:CJ, TJ, YJ and JK: I am getting ready to strengthen my AMC20 rear end and was wondering everyones thoughts on welding the axle tubes to the housing to prevent them from spinning out. I just got a spare housing and i am going to prep it for the one piece axle swap. Welding axle tubes to diff housing on Dana 30 on a JK Jeep.Feb 01, 2016 · Welding axle tubes to diff housing on Dana 30 on a JK Jeep. by josh9465 » Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:29 am . Hi there Im thinking of welding my axle tube to the diff housing on a Dana 30 from a JK Jeep Wrangler. Its where the axle tube meets the cast diff case. Ive attached a pic of a damaged D30 axle and i have highlighted where i want to weld.
Sep 21, 2012 · General 4x4 Discussion. Welding axle tubes to the pumpkin. Jump to Latest Follow What I do is preheat the housing ends where the tubes enter with an oxy/fuel torch to 250 degrees. Then I weld 1/4 of each side at a time. Next I weld the 1/4 that is 180 degrees from the first weld. I follow with the other 1/4's until both tubes are fully welded. Welding diff housing to axle tubes? Pirate 4x4Jun 17, 2003 · You guys are right - you do not want to attempt a structural weld (which is what it would be) between cast or nodular iron (depending on what axle it is) of the diff housing and the mild steel of the axle tubes. I Don't think there's any truth to the "leaving it free to move" story though - it's pretty damned tight inteference fit.
Nov 28, 2011 · When welding an aftermarket inner C to an axle tube is it customary for the tube to press all the way through the C and be welded at the end of the tube on the inside AND on the outside at the seam or just the outside? Just asking out of curiosity because I've never done one. J. J. Welding on brackets to axle - Welding Tips and TricksOct 24, 2012 · When the brackets are done, you can check for distortion of the axle tubes with a straightedge on the side opposite the brackets. If there is more than a slight amount, it can be counteracted by heat-shrinking with a torch and a wet rag, or even by just welding a couple stringers opposite the brackets. Good luck. Post a pic or two! Steve S.
Jul 13, 2012 · Welding to the center section was done with a TIG, everything else was done with a MIG. I used regular ER70S-6 filler rod along with pre/post heat when welding the center section. I didn't have anything big to bury the axle in for a sand bath, so I made a Welding rear end tubes to differential housing Nov 11, 2009 · Welding rear end tubes to differential housing Discussion in ' The housing & tubes need to be pre & post heated as well as cleaned to get the welds right. The center is made of cast iron and the axle tubes are made of steel. There is only one material that will weld these two metals together, and that is nickel.
If you're welding hot enough to go through the axle tube (to "strike oil") then your going way nuts with this and doing things flat out wrong. You don't need even 1/4" penetration on the tube to secure a 1/4 bracket with 100% strength (basically saying the weld will not break first), much less 3/8". Welding tubes to housing on Ford 8.8 axle Pirate 4x4Aug 31, 2009 · First post - What is the best way to weld the axle tubes to the housing on the Ford 8.8 (1997 model) :confused:? Is the housing cast iron or cast steel? Is preheat required and if yes, how much? Should the internals (e.g., bearings) be removed prior to welding? Stick weld with nickel rod or
Mar 11, 2008 · I've had good luck with Hackerbill's method, running a bead around the side of the housing opposite the welded bracket then grinding it off. To check straightness, I've clamped a straight 3 foot length of square tube to each axle flange, flange in the middle of the tube, then measured between the ends. Rotate square tube 90 degrees, measure again. to straighten or not? axle housing welding The H.A.M.B.Feb 21, 2006 · to straighten or not? axle housing welding Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by canigo, Feb 18, 2006. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Joined:Jul 8, 2005 Posts:57. Profile Page But I can't see how welding a 1/4" plate 90deg from an axle tube, on that tube
Cant ever remember welding an axle housing, probably have, just dont remember. I would tack it in 4 locations, 12, 6, 9, and 3 oclock Feather both sides of each tack. Then weld from 12 to 3 then 9 to 6 oclock, feather each start and stop, then fill in the gaps. If you stop, chances are the weld will pull everything out of alignment. welding axle housings - MJ Tech:Modification and Repairs Apr 18, 2019 · Perches and shock mounts are typically welded to the axle tubes, not to the differential housing. It's extremely unlikely that you would (or could) warp a tube by welding something to it. The factory spring perches certainly look like they were welded with
Feb 16, 2010 · I have always read that the proper way to weld tubes is to remove the diff, and pass a straight steel bar through the both axle tubes to hold them in place. A few months ago, I discovered a driver side axle tube leak where the axle tube enters the housing. I took a gamble and decided to weld it up with the rear in the car. welding axle tube housing? Ford Mustang ForumsFeb 16, 2010 · I have always read that the proper way to weld tubes is to remove the diff, and pass a straight steel bar through the both axle tubes to hold them in place. A few months ago, I discovered a driver side axle tube leak where the axle tube enters the housing. I took a gamble and decided to weld it up with the rear in the car.
Aug 26, 2010 · I have done a lot of welding on offroad truck axles. In the OFFROAD and ROCKCRAWLING scene it is very common to weld the steel axle tubes to the cast diff housing. From the factory the axle tubes are pressed into the differential housing, then they are plug welded through holes in the casting (usually only 2 per side). welding axle tubes.preventing damage [Archive] - Pro The best way would be to grind the paint and prep the axle tubes for welding. Tack the brackets in place with the housing in the car. Remove the rear end from the vehicle, remove the axles from the housing, then finish welding. Check the axle tubes for warpage (make sure the housing ends are parallel). Straighten as necessary. Re-install.
Aug 22, 2013 · Wait a minute am I to understand you want to weld the axle tubes to the housing or weld some thing to the axle tubes? You might get away with welding a bracket to the axle tube but not spring perches or welding the tubes to the center section with a 110 welder. It might stick but it wont hold. Welding Axle Tubes to Housing - Miller Welding Discussion Welding Axle Tubes to Housing 04-20-2005, 10:24 PM. Looking to fully weld axles tubes to a cast center section to strengthen a rearend for a drag car. I spoke with someone and they asked if it was cast iron or cast steel. I have no idea what it is. 2018 Miller Electric Mfg. LLC.
Dont run a solid bead around what you are welding-too much heat. Instead do beads 1 in long at the most and let them cool briefly.especially as you weld the pumpkin to the tubes. don't be in a hurry.Perches and shock mounts are typically welded to the axle tubes, not to the differential housing. It's extremely unlikely that you would (or could)As others have said..just spread the love around. I had no problem welding mine. With perches and brackets.just weld in one area then moveIf you are just swapping in the 8.8 you will be fine welding the perches on without worry. Stitch the welds like stated above and you'll have no isThanks for the encouraging info. Helps relieve the thought of warped housing. As it turns out there may be a d44 axel available instead from a 79 w79 (actually all 74-91 full size) 4 Dr wagons are within an inch of width wheel mounting surface to WMS at both ends. The rims are a different offThe bolt pattern won't be right But as Carnuck was getting at, it will be within an inch of the width of your existing axle; actually it will beA 79 Wagoneer was a full-size. The hubs will be 6-bolt. welding axle tubes to housing - American Welding Society
Aug 26, 2010 · From the factory the axle tubes are pressed into the differential housing, then they are plug welded through holes in the casting (usually only 2 per side). The problem is that they are not really plug welds because they do not really bond to the cast housing, they are only bonded to the steel axle tubes because they are only welded with mild steel MIG (probably ER70S) So what that does is