Tag Archives: cars

How to Replace your Lock Pillar Filler and Leading Edge

  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 and a good lock pillar

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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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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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Shop Tour – Part 1: Finding Originals

Making reproduction rubber parts for cars isn’t an easy job. Some cars can seemingly have hundreds of separate pieces of rubber on them. As some of you may know, the condition of the rubber on vehicles that are 20, 40, 60+ years old ranges from “ehh” to “where is it?” That’s where we come in. We devote an

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New Parts and New Kits

We’re 21 days into 2015 and working hard to get our new products out to our customers. If you read our post yesterday you saw where we’ve got our new catalogs ready to send out, but we’ve also got two new parts already! The first part completed this year was part #70-3544-85 which is a

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Employee Spotlight – Yvonne B.

At Steele Rubber Products we pride ourselves on being car guys… and girls, okay so let’s say car people. We all love the industry that we’re in and work hard for it so that it continues on to the next generation. For the next few months we are going to do an Employee Spotlight to

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