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Old 05-22-2014, 09:27 PM   #1
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So I was under my truck today and I noticed under my rockers a series of 1.5" holes that have been covered in like a nylon tape. Does anyone else have this?

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Yup! But not worried myself. Any reason your concerned about this?
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They all have it.
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Just curious, I am the second owner so anything could have been possible. I wonder why they would cover it in tape, and the purpose of it. I guess if it wasn't taped it would fill with dirt. Some pieces are coming off.
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As ST_FX4 / mbullock noted ... NORMAL.

They're holes to allow for the step bar/running board/etc. attachment/mounting hardware.

They're covered-up on the assembly line if step bars/running boards/etc. aren't to be installed.
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Dewitj1 ... Some pieces are coming off.
NORMAL. And to be expected as age and mileage add-up.

Aren't really intended to seal the holes. If that was the case plugs would be a more betterer option.
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As ST_FX4 / mbullock noted ... NORMAL.

They're holes to allow for the step bar/running board/etc. attachment/mounting hardware.

They're covered-up on the assembly line if step bars/running boards/etc. aren't to be installed.
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Weird, what else would you mount in these holes, because I have running boards.
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Weird, what else would you mount in these holes, because I have running boards.
Some are holes for mounting on jigs at the factory
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Agree. I imagine that it helps keep water/ice out of the bottom of the doors.

I wish I could get some of that tape. It is some sticky stuff!
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Dewitj1 - Weird, what else would you mount in these holes, because I have running boards.
Are you the original owner?

Do you have the original window sticker?

Thought being - They were added-on by the original/previous owner | dealer installed.
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