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    Thread: Welding

    1. #1
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      Welding

      Iím going to do some welding on my exhaust, do I need to disconnect the battery if Iím using a mig? I have a Holley Sniper EFI

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      I would just to be safe. Iíd do it on any car.
      1966 Chevelle, 3.6L/217 CI, 4 cam direct injected V6, 6 speed auto, full Hotchkis suspension, 4 wheel Wilwood discs, white w/red interior, cowl hood. 3260 lbs w/full tank. Built for 35 mpg. So far 32.

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      It is far more important to get your ground clamp as close to your work as possible, but it never hurts to disconnect the battery.
      Donny

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      what donny said.. can be done safely but for the few minutes it takes to disconnect it ... disconnect it just to be sure
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      Ryan Austin
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      I'll fourth that,lol.

    6. #6
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      I’ve witnessed computers getting burned out from mig welding. I don’t know if the Sniper could take but I’ll play it safe and disconnect it



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      Iíve witnessed computers getting burned out from mig welding. I donít know if the Sniper could take but Iíll play it safe and disconnect it