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Old 03-24-2013, 07:18 AM
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Maybe, but it would have been a damned big pick hammer. Metals fairly thick there and the biggest is probably 3/16" deep. Take a pretty hard wack to make em. Lot of effort too!

Not sure when they built these trucks they knew what a pick hammer was anyway. Looking at the fit and finish I mean. Scraping out some of the body sealer and getting gaps of at least 1/2" inside the cab. Gonna leave the good stuff in place I think.

By the way, the dents are from the outside in.
Probably the factory guy couldn't make up his mind where to run the oil gauge line or it was built on a Monday.

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Probably stamped in at the factory

I have a lot of dimples in my 66 Chevelle
There are also a lot in a 73 Chevelle

And many of those are there for locating a specific harness or attaching a specific accessory.

Most all of them have a purpose----just that none of those purposes apply to you.

point----had 4 dimples in the firewall of my Chevelle--3 in a triangle and one in the middle of the triangle----used for the throttle cable on a Pontiac Lemans.
also have 4 little dimples in a square for mounting a Pontiac voltage regulator.

Chevelle regulator is on the core support----throttle is controlled by linkage instead of a cable
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OH, outside in, that changes everything, well sort of. Funny the first thing I thought of as well was the .22. Not quite round enough I don't think but could be. Those usually have an unbelievably perfect shape to each one like they were stamped in a press.

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So if anyones interested, I checked the other side of the dimples and it looks like there is no paint damage on that side. So, a disgruntled employee it is I guess, or a lot of crap on the die. Strange.
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Very odd that's for sure.

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Ever seen a Fox body engine bay? They all look like someone stood back a few feet and unloaded a full mag of buckshot into it. Every pic I've seen has at least 150 holes in various places.



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