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I can't figure out what this hole is for in my driver's side floor pan below the accelerator pedal and just back of the seam from where the firewall piece meets the front floor pan. It's hard to tell from the picture now that I have POR-15 there but it's right where there is a little U-shaped notch in the pan. From underneath the car is located above the e-brake cable and just forward of where that cable mounts.
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They're actually original pans. I just cleaned up some rust in that section then coated it with POR-15 and used the POR-15 seam sealer into the seam. Was going to go over it again with regular seam sealer and then undercoating.
 

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Those stitch welds don’t look factory,.....
 

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Looks like seam sealer. That hole is most likely where the spot welder burned a hole.
 

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No they don't.
I assume what you're looking at is the black "bead" just forward of the hole- that is actually just the POR-15 Patch (seam sealer) which I just applied from the tube and didn't smooth out. To the right of it on the tunnel is the factory seam sealer and undercoating.
 

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I assume what you're looking at is the black "bead" just forward of the hole- that is actually just the POR-15 Patch (seam sealer) which I just applied from the tube and didn't smooth out. To the right of it on the tunnel is the factory seam sealer and undercoating.
Ah, gotcha. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. What they don’t say is that some of those words are lies, lol.

Either way, there is no stock hole in the floorpan in that location.
 

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Much appreciated. I'll go ahead and fill it with the POR Patch.
I also have a question about a/c drain holes but will post it separately.
 

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Ah, gotcha. As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words. What they don’t say is that some of those words are lies, lol.

Either way, there is no stock hole in the floorpan in that location.
And I also admit that my pictures are probably not that great either! It's a little difficult to get a good picture with that glossy POR-15.
 

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This circled area isn’t a stitch weld?
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I’ve never used POR15, too many questionable results, but I’d swear that was a weld bead.

If the material is a liquid, what would make it bead up, weld- like?
 

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I wonder if it's an old school foot rest mount like what they had on old 1930's Fords where you could rest your foot while you hold the gas pedal down. My 1934 Tudor Sedan used to have one.
 

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I think the hole is just for manufacturing purposes of the floorpan.
 

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I’ve never used POR15, too many questionable results, but I’d swear that was a weld bead.

If the material a liquid, what would make it bead up, weld- like?
It applies like a caulk so I ran most of it into the seam and in that area there wasn’t much of a gap/recess for it so I think it hardened up in that shape over the seam. I’m sorry if I wasn’t explaining it very well. I had not smoothed it out; was planning on applying regular seam sealer over it.
Here are some before, during, and after clean up pictures of the floor pan if you’re curious. You can also see where there is bare metal from the assembly line mounting point (I believe that’s what the plug is for in the middle of the floor pan).
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I really thought it was a paint consistency type product, I would have sworn that was a weld bead.
 
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