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    more on rubber plugs-search

    The 73 has a row of holes on the bottom of the chassis tunnel that are plugged with black rubber plugs. Can't find the # on pet 5 (and doubt that they have them)
    anyone with a set or a source?
    thanks

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    Can you post a pic? I'm wondering if this is factory, or perhaps done by later "rustproofing"...where holes were drilled, stuff sprayed in, then the holes plugged?
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    these holes were factory-(no rustproofing on this car) i've seen these same plugs on other 73's
    will get some pics early next week
    thanks

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    Dave,

    What is the diameter of the holes in mm? How are the plugs designed? The rubber door plugs that I received from Parts Heaven have groove that runs all the way around the circumference of the plug. Are the ones you are trying to find designed the same way?
    Brian

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    Nothing to add regarding these holes, but I was missing the gromet where the brake resevoir overflow tube exits behind the windshield washer fluid tank in the front of the car. Being young and naive, I stopped by my local Porsche dealership. Not only did they have it in stock, but it cost less than a buck! Also, they had a catalog of such gromets and things. YMMV
    Greg DuPertuis

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    plugs

    I know exactly what are talking about. These are factory plugs, I will check the parts manual for part #. I don't like pet.
    getting these off a old car is the easy way to deal with it.

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