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Old 07-24-2010, 11:09 PM   #1
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Default Help Mig Welding Aluminum Intercooler Pipes

Can aluminum intercooler piping be mig welded or does it have to be tig welded?IM new to welding aluminum I do have welder with a spool gun.
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Default Re: Help Mig Welding Aluminum Intercooler Pipes

its going to really hard to do unless you machine has a pulse feature, which I doubt.
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Default Re: Help Mig Welding Aluminum Intercooler Pipes

it is going to be super difficult to butt weld it. You might be able to pull it off if you can get the AL expanded so you can just weld lap joints.
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