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Old March 15th, 2008, 06:22 AM   #1
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Are the C's on a mid 70's front Ford D60 cast Iron or cast Steel?
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grind them and compare the sparks to a piece of cast

all of the ones i have seen have been cast steel. i weld to them alot
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I too have welded to them without issue. Welds the same as anything else. Plus it just gets welded to the tube from the factory or when it gets narrowed anyway.

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grind them and compare the sparks to a piece of cast

all of the ones i have seen have been cast steel. i weld to them alot
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I too have welded to them without issue. Welds the same as anything else. Plus it just gets welded to the tube from the factory or when it gets narrowed anyway.
Sure I know they get welded, but did they use a high nickel rod and preheat or just weld with a standard 7018/6013, etc?
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I beleive they are cast steel. They dont seem to be as porous as cast iron.
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I beleive they are cast steel. They dont seem to be as porous as cast iron.
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