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11/2" square tubing strong enough

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by scrappyk5, Jan 20, 2005.

  1. scrappyk5

    scrappyk5 1/2 ton status

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    i am making my rear tire carrier and the triangle shaped bracket that the tire
    will be mounted to and this bracket will be welded to the tire carrier spindle
    is 11/2" sq. strong enough ?
    its 1/8" thick

    tire size will be no bigger than a 38 x15x10
     
  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    I dont see why not. There is a similar one on my 82 Jimmy and it has held a 35x15.50 TSL on a 15x10 steel wheel without problems!
     
  3. darkshadow

    darkshadow 1 ton status

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    oh yeah pleanty strong You welding it?
     
  4. scrappyk5

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    i figured it would be ,
    yes , i am welding it at work.
     

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