Re: [DML] Water in the Passenger Side Floor Board.
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Re: [DML] Water in the Passenger Side Floor Board.


I feel your pain. I was up to my ankles in water by the time I got to
Gettysburg last year.

I fixed this on my car by cutting a piece of aluminum flashing to the
size of the hole, bending it so that it would not create a seal but
rather be open on either end in a sort of sideways D shape, and
sticking it under the cowl. My car has since been in heavy rain and I
have not had this problem, and the openings on either end of the
plenum are still enough to let fresh air in when I use the a/c.

Make sure you bend the aluminum a LOT -- it will try to straighten
itself out upon installation, and if that does happen it will shut off
the fresh air supply; rather, you want it to follow the curve of the
cowl, being convex when viewed from above.

I hope that helps.

Farrar Hudkins

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 8:09 PM, Adam Lee <delorean852003@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> The water that was in my passenger side floor board was not from a plugged
> up ac hose. I got caught in a rain storm and I believe the water is coming
> in from the windshield cowl. There was water was dripping from the bottom of
> the evap/blower assembly. The quick fix is simlpy never to have the Delorean
> in heavy rain but would like to know if there is a seal that has eroded away
> or some other problem so I never have this issue again. Any help or ideas
> are appreciated. I hope everyone has a great St. Patricks Day!
> Thanks,
> Adam Lee
> VIN 01913


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