You don't need to spend $1000+ dollars to have a heavy duty portable ac/dc welder or an underhood welder.
There are several manufacturers out there that would like to convince you otherwise. With a basic knowledge of tools
and minimal equipment and materials you can fabricate yourself a 150 amp welder capable of burning up to 1/8 " electrodes
for structures all the way down to 1/16" electrodes for thin body panel and exhaust work. Best of all it is stand
alone and one person portable.....No heavy wiring to install, no gas cylinders, no fuses to blow or breakers to