BMW Body In White

It took me a day or so to get around to it, but I wanted to add a note since my post of a couple of days ago in  regards to the unit body style Body In White.  For the BMW chassis or BIW, the heavior plates are of approximately 1/8 inch thickness.  These plates are of course high-strength low-alloy steel.  The tensile strength of the BMW steel is around 95 ksi.  This is more than double the tensile strength of the frames of U.S. made trucks.  Steels in U.S. made BIW structures max out around 65 ksi.

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