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ARMO AWARD

ARMO Business of the Year

[slideshow] Once again, the SEMA Show was a busy week for Steele Rubber  Products. There were several highlights,  but the biggest may have been the annual ARMO Reception.  ARMO is the council of SEMA that represents the automotive restoration portion of our industry.  This year ARMO awarded  “Business of the Year” to Steele Rubber Products. Our staff

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The Blonde with the Chevy Nova SS

This past June, I happened to be in the Detroit area during the Gratiot Cruise. Next to Woodward Avenue, Gratiot was where I spent a good part of my “misspent” youth. I had a couple of free hours in the morning, so I spent it driving the show from 9 Mile Rd. to 11 Mile Rd.

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Stumptown Antique Tractor Show

Every October, the Stumptown Antique Tractor Show is hosted in Denver, NC.  Just like an antique car show, there were rows and rows of restored old tractors of all sizes and shapes.  They also had a swap meet area, working displays showing equipment in action, and various tractor skill and pull competitions.  What I like is the sound

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Open House A Success

Thanks to everyone that came out to the Annual Steele Rubber Products Open House. The day started a little cloudy, but it wasn’t long before we saw some sunshine and some pretty cool cars, trucks and people. Here is a video highlight of the event. via YouTube  

A Packard Is A Partner For Life

The other day I was walking through my garage with a new employee.  She lifted the rear corner of the cover on my 1956 Packard Super Clipper and asked if I could tell what the car was by just seeing the tail lights.  I told her I could on this particular car, because the tail

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Cruising For A Cause

The city of Lincolnton, NC banned cruising on Main Street in the early nineties. Four local nonprofits,  The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life, Hesed House for Hope,  The Lincoln County Coalition Against Child Abuse, and Amy’s House against domestic violence, came together to bring back cruising for one night. Steele Rubber Products sponsored the event.

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Quarter Window Seals or Leading Edge Image

Replacing The Leading Edge Window Seal

A worn-out lock pillar filler and leading edge could be responsible for the whistling noise caused by wind. A door lock pillar seal is the rubber part found where the rear quarter window meets the lock pillar. It serves as the access manager for the quarter window seals. Without this piece water and  dust would

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Building The Part

Making Windshield Gaskets

When parts are unavailable we create new ones. Our front and rear windshield gaskets are modeled from old, sometimes cracked, and broken originals sent to us by automobile owners like you. We use reverse engineering to create a product as close to the original as possible. Our rubber compounds are specially mixed to improve durability. We strive to be

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