The ability to make a good MIG weld is a valuable tool for any automotive hobbyist. In fact, almost every welding repair made on a unibody car can be made with the Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding process. For this reason, there are well-accepted standards and practices for producing sound MIG welds.
Note: This article is written for those with a basic familiarity with welding who want to practice and improve their welding technique. The process of arc welding poses several potential hazards that must be guarded. Therefore, all information relating to the safe operation of welding equipment and welding processes must be fully understood before attempting to begin work. Always read and follow the safety information in the operator’s manual or contact the manufacturing company when in doubt.
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