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How do i join 2 pieces of metal without welding? Answered

I am going to attach 2 metal tubes ( 1 aluminium and 1 steel) to eachother without welding, as i am only 15. how do i do this the best way? i need them to be very strong as they are forming a steering rod.

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ThaNorwegianDude
ThaNorwegianDude

11 years ago

the aluminium used to be a handlebar to a bike. its pretty strong. thnx for the answer :D

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jeff-o
jeff-o

11 years ago

The best way would be to drill holes through each and run a bolt through them. If that's not possible then I guess you could try JB Weld....

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Re-design
Re-design

11 years ago

Over lap the pieces a couple of inches if they slide together and bolt them together. If they are the same size then find a rod that fits inside them or a pipe that fits the outside and use two bolts in each tube thru the pipe. You could use a square tube or a piece of angle iron if need be.