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Old 01-07-2011, 05:54 PM
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[QUOTE=freethinker52]i thought this might be interesting to the debate here. i shortened it to the relevent parts:


http://en.allexperts.com/q/Auto-body...n-panels-3.htm





If I butt welded a panel in, and another vehicle blasts through the panel like it isn't there, then I jeopardized that person's safety.QUOTE]


Funny, I've been in the collision industry for 22 years and have NEVER seen panel "blasted through" that was butt welded. HAVE seen LOTS that were rusted through(which is a HUGE structural integrity problem )that have been lap welded.
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