Any mettalurgists out there?
I'm hoping one of you fine upstanding forum members knows something about mettalurgy. I recently bought some "lowered" foot pegs. They work perfectly except my controls are now slightly out of reach for good accurate braking and shifting inputs. I just bought the Rizoma adjustable shift lever and I'm quite sure that'll solve the shifting. My plan for the brake lever is to cut, bend and weld. I will cut some relief kerfs in the area that I plan on bending and then run some welding along those kerfs to strengthen everything back up. My question is this; with the base metal being cast, can it be welded? I know a bit about welding but I've never worked with cast aluminum. Please refer to the attachments and tell me what you think? What you're looking at is a tracing of the brake lever. Sorry about the rotated pics.
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