Tag Archives: classic

The Importance of Weatherstripping on your Vehicle

Car enthusiasts- let’s face it, weatherstripping is not the first thing that comes to your mind when you decide to start your auto renovation project, but unknowingly for most – proper weatherstripping is a crucial element to keep your investment in good shape for the long haul. What is Weatherstripping? Weatherstripping is a seal, mostly

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How To Install Trunk Weatherstripping on Your Classic Car

I’ve said it before and Ill say it again- weatherstripping is not a fun and sexy part of automotive restoration but it is super important. Want to keep your interior looking new? And your trunk water free? Having good, functional weatherstripping is essential and it’s also the finishing touch to making your car look brand

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How To Determine the Gap Size on your Weatherstrip

When it comes to your classic car, truck or hot rod Steele has weatherstripping for all applications. For a lot of vehicles, there are OEM replacements that fit like originals and you can simply order those, install them and you’re all sealed up and ready to go! But some folks have a car that didn’t

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New Parts- June/July 2018 Door Weatherstrips, Discounted Kits and More!

We’ve recently beefed up our research and development efforts in order to add to our parts offerings here at Steele! We are pouring over customer requests, vehicle data and the current trends and we are excited to announce 23 new parts this month- with many more to come! New Parts: Push on Style Door Seal–

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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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Master Builder Award sponsored by Steele Rubber Products

  Since 2012, Steele Rubber Products has sponsored the Master Builder Award at the World of Wheels / AutoRama / Cavalcade of Customs show car series. During the 2017-2018 season Autorama traveled to 16 different locations across 12 states and 2 countries choosing a winner at each stop. The Master Builder Award is given to

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1969-72 GM A-bodies Body Weatherstrip Kit (90-3301-90)

This kit is for the body components of 69-72 GM A-bodies except for Chevelle. This seventeen (17) piece kit includes the major weatherstrip components needed for your restoration project. These parts are designed from originals with fully molded corners and end pieces for superior performance and factory fit. Part Number- 90-3301-90 This Kit is composed

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1969-72 A-Body Wagon Tailgate Step Pad Set

We’re happy to introduce another new part for 2016. This particular set is a rear bumper step pad for A-body Wagons from 1969-1972; includes Cutlass, Vista Cruiser, Skylark, Special 4dr, Sport, Chevelle, LeMans and Tempest wagons. Important to note, these are only for wagons with dual action tailgates. If you have a regular tailgate then you

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Shop Tour – Part 2: Research & Design

When beginning the process of designing a new component, we start with an OEM part, as discussed in Part 1. Once we have an original, the research begins on the details of the component. The OEM part numbers, cross-fitments, production numbers, vehicles in operation, components of the part, related parts, as well as the manufacturing

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1940 Chevy Pickup

So glad this 1940 showed up at the shop today. The paint job is my favorite… well except for the awesome new rubber that’s about to be installed 😉 I didn’t get a picture of the interior but it was a nice burgundy leather. Think your car or truck should be our top pick for

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