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I've got a Currie 9" front housing that I need to weld brackets to. The seals are pressed into smaller tubes which have been epoxied inside the actual housing. The thought occurred to me to remove the seals and weld small braces between these small tubes and the housing to stabilize it. I'm asuming the epoxy is there as a sealant? I plan on making small welds over time to reduce to transmission of heat. Any suggestions?
 

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I went ahead with the welding of brackets without any insight or words of wisdom from the forum. Welding about 1" at a time between long intervals accomplished the task without any apparent damage to the epoxy. It never softened. I still need to weld bump stops on. One will be damn near dead over the epoxy at the pumpkin housing. I think spot welding will be the method used here and a cool damp rag to pull the heat away.
 

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As you've found out, go slow and don't heat up any one area too much and you'll be fine. Those seals are made to take a lot of heat.
 
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