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type44 owners...potential rust area.
if you own a type 44, read this.
open your front doors. look thru the opening at bottom of front doorhinges
into the front fenders. see all that dirt and crap sitting at the bottom of
your front fenders, directly behind the front wheels?
what happens, is leaves and junk coming from above clogs the drain hole.. so
dirt/sand/salt/leaves/ etc builds up in there, and never dries out. i just
looked at a listers '86 5kTQ yesterday, and there was like 3" or more of crud
sitting in there, right up against the fender. this will rust the fender out
from the inside.
best way to clean it out is remove the plastic inner wheel well, or remove
loose leaves, then simply blast it all out with a hose from the opening at
the front of the door.
leaves also clogging the upper drains can result in water overflowing into
the heater blower or evaporator flap (worse case scenario)
keep those drains clean!
'86 5kT, TQ