Re: Aluminum Locked diff...
Crap, I shoulda put this in the other post.
Welding heats the gears up, alot. I heard somewhere this makes them brittle, I could be wrong though.
Melted aluminum will not heat the gears up past normal operating temp, thus if the prior statement true would not weakin the gears.
Here is a Question for A metaluragist(sp??) Will the extream heat from welding the gears weakin them??
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