I am looking at putting a 12 point cage into my street/strip Dakota project and was wondering what was the deal with stress relieving chromoly? Is it needed for cage work? Would I be better off sticking with DOM instead? I am looking to to have the truck legal to 8.50's
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Thread: Chromoly Welding?
10-31-2008, 02:28 PM #1Junior Member
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10-31-2008, 04:39 PM #2
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10-31-2008, 05:46 PM #3
4130 is nice, kinda braggin rights in some ways. My crawler has a custom built DOM cage and its been tested several times on several rollovers and barrel rolls. Never ever had problems with the welds or structural damage.
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Try the 4130 and as mentioned earlier, add a bit more structure, plenty of gussets too
10-31-2008, 06:00 PM #4Voigt Precision Welding, Inc.
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11-01-2008, 12:33 AM #5
What does the local sanctioning call for? NHRA wants chromoly, NASCAR uses mild steel. Both specify weld process also (I think).RETIRED desk jockey.
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