i have a 12 bolt and would like to weld the spiders in it before a 14 bolt goes in. my question is if that it is the same to weld the spiders on a 12 bolt as it is one a 14 bolt? said here http://coloradok5.com/welded14bolt.shtml anybody ever run a 12 bolt welded any breakege problems? /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif also is a welded rear act like a spool type rear end on the street? if so what charicterists?