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Old 07-26-2012, 08:54 PM
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Originally Posted by FORD COASTIE View Post
Tim,

I sure hope Ford takes the extra steps to prevent dissimilar metal corrosion if they don't build the entire truck out of aluminum. The Coast Guard has not done a good job with this, and it has cost taxpayers a lot of money in repairs to our ships over the years because of it. They still haven't figured the simple things like you can't use stainless steel hardware to attach aluminum components to an aluminum superstructure.

Yeah, I know what you're saying bro. Three submarines and four CG Cutters in my resume and they still don't learn. Will Ford?
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