Re: [DML] Re: Stainless Frame Features - quality of welds - very long
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [DML] Re: Stainless Frame Features - quality of welds - very long



On 6/29/06, DMCVIN6683 <dmcvin6683@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> By the way how many of us have looked at any of the welds on our cars?
> I know i havent and i dont care.


Well for one thing, on the stock frame, that is difficult to do without
removing epoxy. :) So I doubt many that haven't tackled stripping at least
portions of their frames have never really seen any of the welds. I can say
i've seen most of welds on my stock frame, and I can't really say they're
anything special. Bits of welding wire sticking out of some of them, things
like that. They give the impression that time was more a concern than
appearance. But my frame hasn't fallen apart in 25 years so I guess they
were good enough. The only thing i'm having to deal with is surface rust
from where the frames weren't prepped well enough before getting epoxy
dipped.

I do think Mark has a good point. The vast majority of us don't really care
what the welds look like, so long as they are strong enough to do the job. I
think the only reason this has come up is because the frames aren't covered
with anything like the stock ones are. If all the stock ones were exposed
i'm sure any welder with any experience could find any number of faults with
them as well

Chris
VIN# 3209
http://badger.brazi.net/index.pl/delorean


[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]






To address comments privately to the moderating team, please address:
moderators@xxxxxxxxxxx

For more info on the list, tech articles, cars for sale see www.dmcnews.com

To search the archives or view files, log in at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews 
Yahoo! Groups Links

<*> To visit your group on the web, go to:
    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dmcnews/

<*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
    dmcnews-unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

<*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:
    http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
 





Home Back to the Home of PROJECT VIXEN


Copyright 2006 ProjectVixen.com.  All rights reserved.

Opinions expressed in posts reflect the views of their respective authors.
DMCForum Mailing List Archive  DMCNews Mailing List Archive  DMC-UK Mailing List Archive