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Old 05-21-2014, 05:47 PM   #1
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Old 05-21-2014, 06:20 PM   #2
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My old Land Rovers all had aluminum bodies. If the frame was looked after, or even galvanized, they lasted forever. I always wanted to strip one down to the bare metal, but never had the time.

Aluminum makes a lot of sense. It'll be interesting to see what Ford will do with this idea.
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Rover used an alloy called Birmabright. It was as much magnesium as was aluminum. Was very flammable !
Galvanizing the chassis does make them live forever!
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