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It is a rocker cover panel and if it is a fiberglass unit there will be no problem in getting a new one from the spares department. Go to the spares department and say"bit that runs under the doors" and they will know what you are talking about.
Check around the edges of the windshield for any place water could be forced into the car. Especially if the windshield has been replaced. Check around the cowl that covers your windshield wiper motor. Remove the cowl if possible to check for rust holes or separated seams in the metal. The blower motor intake for the cars HVAC (heater) is often under this cowl. Make sure water isn't getting in through there. If you find a leak around the windshield or a separated seam, some windshield urathane or clear bathroom caulking would work. If you find a rust hole in a non visible place affix a tin or metal patch over it using rivets or your choice of fastener. Welding is the best method. Then cover the patch with short strand fiberglass bondo or something else to seal out water. If you have a hole in the floor you could put a patch on it with rivets or weld, then tar the underside well and put rocker panel coating on the top.
Yes the rocker panels are replacable. Depending on year make there are a number of on-line and local suppliers available. Some will also offer the back plate. If not go to your local home improvement and you can purchase flat stock and fashion your own. As far as fastening goes its best to weld, If welding is not an option the next would be pop-rivets, or tech fasteners (there hex head screws that have a drill point to the end of the screw. I hope this helps.
drain holes are located in the pinch weld under rocker panel. water u hear sloshing most likely trapped in 1/4 panels beside back seat.if u look under car at the pinch weld under rocker panel u will see an opening in the pinch welds approx 12 -24 inches in front of rear tires. use screwdriver to push through opening and clear any blockage that may be there.
this is one place that has them. j.c. whitney http://www.jcwhitney.com/Auto-Parts/10101.jcw most likly has them or summit raciing might even want to try www.rockauto.com to see what they have available
Believe it or not, autosupply places now sell replacements, that are sheet metal, already formed to the shape you need for easy installation in this case, and are very reasonably priced for quick low cost repairs. If yoou want to do it on the cheap, rivet them on.