1969 Dodge Dart - Two Rectangular Drain Holes in Bottom of Doors

Mopar Body and Trim

  1. Lord Sparky

    Lord Sparky Well-Known Member

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    Is something supposed to be installed in these drain holes at the bottom of the doors?

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    Dana67Dart Like a fine wine, only getting better with age! FABO Gold Member

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    They do not exist on 67 dart. Could be as you thought, a drain hole cover of some sort.
    OR

    was there ever a courtesy light in the bottom of the doors?

    Is there one per door, or 2?
     
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    • Murray

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      This is a drain so water in the door can escape.
       
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        Yes, two rectangular holes per door with what look like screw holes next to them.
         
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        I think the "screw holes" are sort of weird... nothing goes there. Have to wonder what those Mopar engineers were thinking?
         
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          Yes, weird. I am imagining that earlier engineers were going to install some kind of rubber flapper valve there, and the later bean counters decided to eliminate it. ?????????
           
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          • Dana67Dart

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            Engineers could have added the holes and slots for lift and alignment tools during assy line install
             
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