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Old 07-23-2020, 06:55 PM   #6
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Default Re: Best way to fix this header

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It would be best to bolt the header onto a block if you have one handy. Next if I was doing the repair I would make a steel patch that would over lap the original welded area. The overlap would be much stronger as long as the tubing is not deteriorated internally. The weld would be Tig a much better way of completing the repair.
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