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Old 06-12-2009, 10:45 PM
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Easy street

Easy street till I warped the 3/8 flange by fillet welding it. I hope I can fillet weld passenger side without warping it also. I am trying to find best technique to straighten the 3/8" flange.

Possible ways to straighten are:

1. Clamp to welding table and heat flange and tube. Then hope it will be straight when cool. Not sure how much and where to heat it?

2. Someone said I can strategically heat the tube to move flange in right direction. I don't know how but I can experiment.

3. I suppose I can rig a jig and try to straighten in my shop press?

4. Build up the end of the primary tubs with mig welder and draw file straight. I don't have arc welder.

I am not sure of best way?
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