Originally Posted by Intalleyvision
Okay the steel has been ordered. I'm doing a 20" raise, with 36" Steel tubing, 1.25" at a 14 gauge. That'll leave me 8 inches on either side. I plan on bolting it into place (With multiple bolts) along with some adhesive for added help. Cost me $66 at my local metal shop.
You will not be able to use bolts with tubing.
There are no flanges to bolt through.
If you use tubing, your stuck to welding them in.
You also can't use adhesive with tubing. The new and old pieces must match to use adhesive.
Hat channel is the way to go.