Small plugs around front doors

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Small plugs around front doors

Post by TechMOGogy » Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:22 am

Been looking at the spare parts book for too long!
Can't find the small plugs that are in the door frames (body side).
Anyone know what part number they are?
Thx
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by pcolette » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:12 am

Are you referring to the door bump stops? Part #7111740681
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by TechMOGogy » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:20 am

I forgot to take a pic but no - I think they are small body cavity plugs all around the body where the door closes I think I have 3-5 of them on each side
Will get a picture later today!
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by pcolette » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:44 am

I was never able to find them either. Thought they would be in Group 25-05-.
I used some rubber plugs that I got from McMaster one time. I also took an old plug to a body shop supply and was able to get some suitable replacements.
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by TechMOGogy » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:55 am

Thx - I thought I was going nuts not seeing them in the parts book :)
I will do the same!
Appreciate it
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by TechMOGogy » Tue Nov 15, 2016 9:30 am

Just for reference these are the small plugs I was asking about - finally remembered to snap a picture.
Looks pretty standard so not a big deal.
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by audiocontr » Tue Nov 15, 2016 10:34 am

My truck does not have plugs in that location. None of my previous trucks did either. It appears someone drilled for rust control and placed in plugs.
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by stiffler4444 » Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:53 am

Ya, no holes on mine either??
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by TechMOGogy » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:08 pm

Well no wonder I could not find them!!
Thanks - will just go get some standard plugs for a couple that are old
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by pcolette » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:37 pm

Both of my 710s have them and in the same locations as yours. Maybe it was something they did during factury refurbs?
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by Jimm391730 » Tue Nov 15, 2016 3:22 pm

Both of my Swiss trucks had the bodies replaced in the early 1990's (the replacement year is stamped into the body, under the driver's seat near the doghouse edge). Neither have holes or plugs in the door frame openings. Perhaps this was an attempt to prevent older bodies from needing replacement.
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by TechMOGogy » Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:14 pm

Who knows at this point
Like my G some of them could have been ordered from the factory with 'extra rust proofing'
Wish I could get a build sheet (perhaps I will contact STEC as I did for my Hafi)?
Regardless, it is good to have them and since they are already there, I will be blasting inside any I can find with wool wax for some extra protection!
If my inspection camera fits in I will snap some pics and post up what I find, may be full of wax?
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by audiocontr » Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:54 am

Could be full of diamonds!!!!! 1980s smuggling.
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by whitesik » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:05 am

Dredging up this old post to see if anybody has found a good source for these plugs. No help here locally. I believe they are 8mm though some holes are 12mm in the body. I have found some similar appearing plugs online but only at UK sites, large quantities or high shipping. I believe they are called LDPE barrel hole plugs. Any help?
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Re: Small plugs around front doors

Post by TechMOGogy » Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:12 pm

I never did find an equivalent plug - I purchased a couple of regular black hole plugs to fill in the missing ones for now - I think 8 mm but can't remember exact size
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