Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - Is it shrunk or stretched? Now what?
View Single Post
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-30-2005, 05:23 PM
62galaxiguy's Avatar
62galaxiguy 62galaxiguy is offline
Member
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 176
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Is it shrunk or stretched? Now what?

On my 62 galaxie restoration while i was working on the front end my partner was mig welding a 24"x 4" patch on the lower rear qtr. It seemed like he was done in no time he said he tacked it in but as i checked 4" above the weld seam there was an oilcan about 5'' wide by 3-4' high.I say its shrunk he says its stretched and we have to hammer on dolly on the weld seam***?THe weld seam is rock hard and it is level could the heat from weldinghave shrunk an area above the weld seam?Sorry for the long post .What do i do now? thanks mike
Reply With Quote