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September 18, 2019

How to Replace the Seals on Your Hard Top Tonneau Cover

A tonneau cover is a great accessory for any truck if you want to keep the bed dry and free of debris. But a leaking tonneau cover is super frustrating! It defeats the whole purpose of having one.

At the request of many of our customers we now offer a seal specifically made just for truck caps and tonneau covers. And best of all- it’s Peel-N-Stick (no messy glue to contend with)!

In this video we’ll show you how easy it is to replace these seals yourself and you’ll also learn how to create the perfect cut for right-angle corners using the mitering technique and the mantling technique for when two different profiles come together.

Both seals listed in this video are available for purchase on our website, as well as the adhesive cleaner, scraper tool and Super Bonder.

So, grab a friend (makes the job easier) and some supplies and let’s get started!

Items Used

• Truck Cap Seal #70-3897-99 – https://www.steelerubber.com/double-b…

• Extrusion, Street Rod #83-0134-73 – https://www.steelerubber.com/extrusio…

• 3M Adhesive Cleaner – #96-8984-96 / https://www.steelerubber.com/adhesive…

• Plastic Scraper Tool – # 94-0110-00 / https://www.steelerubber.com/scraper-…

• Loctite Super Bonder – # 96-0495-96 / https://www.steelerubber.com/search?q…

• Tape Measure

• Shop Rag

• Gloves

• Marker

• Knife / Scissors

Watch the video here for step by step instructions!

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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