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Re: Clio 2004 - Kickplate Seam
Joking aside, there is one very good reason for the weld to be placed in full view - corrosion.
On most cars, the weld is hidden by the door pillar/wing, and as such, any rust which can develop will remain hidden until its too late to treat, and the car's structure is compromised.
I wouldn't be worried about this, I have seen this type of welding on other cars (can't remember specifically), but its been seen before.
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