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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:59 pm 
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So on the B pillar, a few inches up from the threshold there is a hole (at the center of a stamped round spot). What goes in this hole, rubber plug? Have been looking for a door jamb schematic, have found no reference. I've got a 356 T-6 B coupe. Maybe once I find what goes in the hole I can figure out why it is there. But be great to know why it exists? Access to something I figure. Thanks for the help.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:10 pm 
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Does the hole line up with the lower hinge pin? If so, it should have a rubber plug. Most cars I see are missing it. The other hole I believe is for the sunroof drain tube.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:20 pm 
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Thanks Mike, this hole is on the B pillar, so below the door strike..


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:56 am 
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That spot shouldn't have a hole in it, it is just a stamped depression. I have never seen a plugged hole there.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:20 am 
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Sorry for my confusion. Martin is correct, no hole should be there.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:45 am 
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Brian,

Do you have a picture of the area showing the hole.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 4:24 pm 
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Since the stamping was introduced at the very end of the T5 body run, I'm thinking it was added at the recommendation of either Karmann or D'Ieteren to secure a body alignment fixture or jig that they used (and Reutter didn't) and the engineers from Stuttgart liked what they saw.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:14 pm 
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Put bubblegum in it.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:08 pm 
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D'ieteren did not make t6 coupes. I have never seen a hole there on either a t5 nor a t6. Pix would help

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:19 am 
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Jules Dielen wrote:
D'ieteren did not make t6 coupes. I have never seen a hole there on either a t5 nor a t6. Pix would help


All T6 (and some very late T-5) cars had the stamping, regardless of coachbuilder and body style.

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Jan Kolm wrote:
Jules Dielen wrote:
D'ieteren did not make t6 coupes. I have never seen a hole there on either a t5 nor a t6. Pix would help


All T6 (and some very late T-5) cars had the stamping, regardless of coachbuilder and body style.

I guess we need clarification of what a 'hole' is. Is it an indent or an actual hole. From how it reads in the first post, there is an actual hole in the indentation.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2018 7:15 pm 
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Are we talking about the indent on the lockpost like in the photo below. You might find other holes around the body/chassis with little yellow plugs embossed with "Ziebart" .


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That would be a hell of a place for Ziebart to drill a hole and spray undercoating on your rear tire.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2018 5:28 pm 
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:D :D :shock: :shock:
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That would be a hell of a place for Ziebart to drill a hole and spray undercoating on your rear tire.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:41 am 
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Shops that did Ziebart would drill holes in the unlikely places, especially when mostly working on domestic cars.

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