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Post Post subject: quick welding question
Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2010 05:08 PM
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No ive never welded on a car before (just welded a little on a bench)

Do you need to disconnect the battery before welding on the car?? I know to get some good spark protection if your in a dangerous area (around the gas tank, upholstery, magnesium engine with oil around it) but not sure if the welder will fry your electronics (grounding to the cage of course)..

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Post Post subject: Re: quick welding question
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i would disconnect the battry for safety reasons yes. also if you're welding or grinding by glass, cover the glass or it will pit all over the place Shocked


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Yes, disconnect the battery. I would disconnect any module also.


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