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Old January 17th, 2014, 09:44 PM
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bulkhead/windshield "hinge" corrosion

Regarding the "hinge" that connects the windshield frame to the bulkhead. I assume it is made of solid cast steel, like the bulkhead. If so, why is it corroding in this manner (see pic, i.e. white, off-colored like cast aluminum, all the paint has flaked off). Just curious, probably going to sand and repaint.
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Old January 17th, 2014, 09:52 PM
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It's cast aluminum.
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Old January 17th, 2014, 10:37 PM
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^ what he said.
When you have aluminum agains steel the dissimilar metals electrolyze and corrode.
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