What alloy of aluminum are the body panels made?

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What alloy of aluminum are the body panels made?

Postby Benjamin Gibbins » Sat Nov 03, 2018 16:24

Hi all,
I was curious to know what alloy of aluminum the body panels of the cappuccino are made from. Has anyone had experience TIG welding them?
Thanks in advance.
Benjamin
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Re: What alloy of aluminum are the body panels made?

Postby Ian Linden » Sun Nov 04, 2018 00:06

Hi Benjamin,

I'm afraid we know of no information on the alloy used, but most of the body is steel.

The aluminium parts are shown in the Service Manual, Page 9-32. Only the roof, bonnet (hood) and the fender lower garnish are aluminium.

The parts which commonly need welding to repair rusted areas are the underside and the rear fenders - all steel.
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