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November 1, 2019

Convertible Top Parts for 1983-2000 Chevy Cavalier and Pontiac Sunbird

If you’re shopping for or trying to diagnose a problem with weatherstripping for your 1983-2000 Chevy Cavalier and Pontiac Sunbird you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got the parts and knowledge you need to seal up your favorite car- especially the convertibles!

Pontiac Sunbird you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got the parts and knowledge you need to seal up your favorite car- especially the convertibles!

Convertible tops are a fun and exciting feature on any car…… unless they’re giving you trouble. They might seem complex and overwhelming but with a few quality parts and a little bit of time to install them, you can have a dry, quiet ride with the top up again, just like it were brand new! We design all of our parts from originals for a factory fit and produce them from high quality EPDM rubber so they hold up to the elements and last.

Here’s a breakdown of the convertible weatherstripping parts on your Sunbird or Cavalier:

1983- 1994 Convertible Parts

The Front Bow Weatherstrip seals the convertible top to the windshield when the top is up. The Convertible Roof Rail Weatherstrips seal between the roof and the side windows, when the windows are fully raised and the top is up.

Check out our Convertible Roof Rail Weatherstrip Kit that includes both of these parts.

The Side Window Leading Edge attaches to the vertical edge of the rear side window and seals between the rear side window and the front side window when they are both fully raised.

Check out our Side Window Leading Edge pair.

The Convertible Top Rail Cushion goes between the first and second section of the convertible roof rail.

You can find our Convertible Top Rail Cushions here.

Other Parts that we offer for all 1983-1994 Sunbirds and Cavaliers

#70-3436-72 Front Door Weatherstrip: These are push-on type door seals and attach to the body of the vehicle. They are fully molded and have authentically configured molded ends with premium brass, corrosion-resistant, metal cores. Sold as a pair.

#82-0038-84 Trunk or Hatchback Weatherstrip: Mounts directly to the body, around the full perimeter of the trunk or hatchback opening. This is a push-on seal, no glue required.

#70-3437-73 Cap Seal: Located at the striker on the top of the door. Fully molded rubber with 2 screw holes. Sold as a pair.

#70-3448-42 Hood to Cowl: Extruded sponge rubber with push on seal to attach on the lip of the cowl.

#70-3445-42 Hood to Fender Bumper: Cushions between the hood and the fender. Sold as a set of 4.

#70-3447-42 Hood Panel Seals: Cushions the area at the hood hinge. Sold in a pair.

1995- 2000 Convertible Parts

The Front Header Bow Seal seals the top of the windshield to the convertible top, the the top is up. It also seals the front side windows to the A-pillar when the windows are fully raised.

You can find our Front Header Bow Seal here.

The Convertible Roof Rail Weatherstrip fits on the folding roof of the vehicle to seal between the roof and the side windows when they are fully raised.

You can find our Convertible Roof Rail Weatherstrip Kit here.

Other Parts for all 1995-2000 Sunbirds and Cavaliers

#82-0038-84 Trunk or Hatchback Weatherstrip: Mounts directly to the body, around the full perimeter of the trunk or hatchback opening. This is a push-on seal, no glue required.

Steele not only has all the products you need but all the knowledge you need to get the job done right, too. If you have questions about Rubber Parts or Weatherstripping on your Classic Car, Truck, Hot Rod or even your boat, trailer or RV, feel free to reach out to us! You can call us at 800-650-4482, contact us through our website or comment on this post and we’ll get you answers as quickly as possible. Check out our YouTube channel for our full library of how-to/installation videos.

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