Picture from a 1974 sales brochure
The red arrow points at the special strengthening sill that
is welded under the ordinary bodysill (not the chassis!).
They often rusts away and some persons don`t bother to repair
or replace them and simply removes them (I have seen this several
times). This makes the car dangerously weak! New sills can be
bought new or made by hand and this is not so expensive. But
the welding must be made carefully or not so pleasant things
may happen: see this!
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