[DML] Plastic and Metal Door Guides (was: Door Oddity?)
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[DML] Plastic and Metal Door Guides (was: Door Oddity?)

According to the "Material Receiving Cards" for these plastic door
guides, the factory had only received 208 complete sets of these
guides as of Dec 16, 1981. Those wouldn't have lasted very long befreo
being depleted and then they would have had either to go back to
fitting the metal guides at either the factory or later in the states
at the QAC.

James Espey
DMC (Texas)

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Marv Hein" <marvhein@xxxx> wrote:
> While attending a car show with the AZ-D this past weekend, I noticed 
> that the doors on my car have plastic caps around the latches.
> Dan Fox believes the plastic parts were introduced on the 1983 cars.  
> Sure enough, of the 10 D's we had there, all 1981 and 1982 cars had 
> metal parts.  The 1983 cars had plastic.
> Here's my mystery.  I have 1982 VIN 10820 with plastic parts 
> that "shouldn't be there."  
> Dan's car is 100 behind me (10920) and has the "correct" metal parts. 
> The parts have different numbers of screw holes, so it seems other 
> parts of the door are different too.  Both cars were built in Dec. '81.
> Any ideas on this curiousity?  
> Marv
> #10820
> AZ-D

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