Category Archives: Auto Weatherstrip Install

How to Glue Automotive Weatherstrip the Right Way

Weatherstripping is not a fun or sexy part of auto restoration but adds a lot to the look and functionality of your vehicle! Using quality products and installing them properly can ensure that your interior is protected from the elements, that your vehicle looks good and you have a nice quiet ride for many years

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Danny discusses When to Replace Rubber Seals

On this episode of My Classic Car Danny Agosta, of Steele Rubber Products, shows when to replace your rubber seals and weatherstripping. Danny also discusses the Custom Catalog and how to determine gap size using Silly Putty and Saran Wrap.

Door Weatherstrip Install Tips for Cars, Trailers and RVs

The Performance TV crew visits Steele Rubber Products to discover some tips on installing rubber parts. Danny Agosta and host Robert Ahern replace the door weatherstrip on a 1977 Monte Carlo, door seals on a Winnebago Driver’s Door & trailer side door & drop gate seals. Parts used for these projects: Monte Carlo – 60-0715-72

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How to Replace Sliding Quarter Window Weatherstrip

A short “how-to” on replacing sliding quarter windows for early 60’s GM Suburbans. This process is similar for other trucks and wagons in this era. Below you’ll find everything you need plus the exact materials that we used in this video. Be sure to check out our website to find all the weatherstripping we have

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How to Splice Sponge & Dense Weatherstripping

  When you need an extrusion made into a ring or one piece unit, it is best to have the splice molded. This will give the best seal and have maximum strength at the splice.  However, when molding is not an option you can splice instead.  There are a few general rules to follow. 1.       It’s

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Auto Weatherstrip Installation Tips

We make thousands of rubber parts at Steele Rubber Products but we rarely get to see them after they leave the shop. We visited with the guys at Quarter Mile Muscle in Mooresville, NC to watch them install our new brass-core door seals on a 1969 Camaro. They did the doors and the trunk seals

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