I've heard all the "cast" stuff on the axles is cast steel. I've seen too many welded with 7018 rods. Shannon and Skinny both broke their d60 knuckles at St George both were welded and finished the comp. The gusset is a good idea. Ron C. did his last year after breaking at Cedar City hasn't had any probs. since.
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