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Old 10-04-2010, 06:37 PM
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fact is it doesnt matter how thick the bottom is if the sides are still stock size. welding a plate simply puts that stress on other parts of the pan which are just as thin. bottom could be a thousand feet of solid aluminum and it means nothing, the sides/back will take that force and blow out just as easy. we are well aware welding an oil pan is common. its just not useful.
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