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dumb question, but... #736930
June 03rd 2018 10:49 am
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What do these things actually do?

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Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736932
June 03rd 2018 12:10 pm
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Cost you money ....lol


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736934
June 03rd 2018 12:26 pm
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No really, what do they do? I see them all the time but my van doesn't have them and I'm not noticing anything weird happening when I close my doors.

Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736935
June 03rd 2018 12:40 pm
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I see them more on vans that dont have the nylon sleeved door pins. What they do... beyond me.


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736941
June 03rd 2018 5:04 pm
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They're called a protector, from what I gather they prevent your clothes from getting snagged on the door striker bolt as you're getting in or out.

They've fallen off mine and they don't sell them new anymore.


1995 Emerald Green Chevy G20 350TBI Gladiator conversion
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736946
June 03rd 2018 9:25 pm
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That explains it, I guess! I'm not looking for them, I just wasn't sure what the heck they were for.

Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736949
June 03rd 2018 9:40 pm
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I dont have them & have ripped the pockets on 2 pr of shorts....now we know ! lol


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #736953
June 04th 2018 7:20 am
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My '95 had them. I agree with Gladiator...I think they are there to protect you clothes.

Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #737036
June 05th 2018 10:50 pm
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I was told they are installed to reduce wind noise. I don't know. I only know one guy who still has them on his van.


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Re: dumb question, but... [Re: Scrojira] #737082
June 07th 2018 12:57 am
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My '95 has them, always thought it was block stuff from getting into the latch mechanism or something.


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