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    Default chromoly to mild steel for bumper

    Hey yall i got a tire carrier hinge kit for my jeep from atoz fab and the spindle is made of chromo, itl be welded to a mild steel bumper made of 2x5 3/16 wall. Itl be welded top and bottom, can i mig this (i use a millermatic 200 with lincoln superarc. 035 and c25) or should it be tig welded?

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    You can Mig weld it.
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    Thanks!

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    Default chromoly to mild steel for bumper

    How thick is chromoly ?
    May need to preheat ?
    When in doubt preheat & cool slow or at least let cool inside not out in cold air.
    Preheat will not hurt, should mig fine.

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    I agree, Mig weld away.

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