For mockup, yes—I hit the fitting with a quick blast of shop air to squeeze the caliper. It pretty much stays in place because o-rings and pad spacers as mentioned above.So how do you guys connect the line? Is Turdblo really just holding the rubber end to it?
For welding I do this:
Pressurize caliper, then heavy tack the ends.
Full kill 300Amps. Deep penetration—cervical bruise style.
Made a snout dust seal cap from some 1/8” 4130 scrap.
Kept it pretty classy for a Thursday evening.
These high-brow beverages were accentuated by the soothing melodies of Megadeth.
Fully welded passenger-side UCA pivot tabs:
Time: 3 hours
Beers: 1 tallboy of King Cobra, 5 Naturdays
Tools: Tig finger chingadera, bandsaw, disc sander, tig welder