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New Parts- November 2018 New Kit for Camaro/Firebird, Roof Rail Weatherstripping for Galaxie, Windshield Molding for GM Vans and MORE!

Here they are….. our new products for November 2018! We continue to research the trends and look into requests for new parts each month- it you’re looking for a weatherstripping part you cant find, let us know! You can contact us via our website or give us a call at 800-447-0849 Monday- Friday 8am- 6pm

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New Parts- October 2018 Windowfelts and Glass Weatherstrip Kits for GM cars, our First Pontiac Fiero Part and MORE!

This months new parts are very exciting! And, Ill tell you why……. 1- We introduced 3 new glass kits and KITS SAVE YOU MONEY! Kits are all inclusive, easy to buy and come at a discounted price. You really can’t beat that! 2- We introduced many new windowfelt weatherstrips. This is great because these things

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Why Beltline Weatherstripping is Essential to your Restoration Project

  Beltline weatherstripping has many different names- window sweeps, window fuzzies, windowfelts, cat whiskers, window moldings- no matter what you call it, the function is still the same: they are long strips of either fuzzy material or rubber mounted onto the top of the door (where the window rolls down into the door) on each

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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 Remove and Replace Door Clinch Seal on a Truck

Clinch seal type weatherstripping was developed by auto manufacturers to speed up installation of the door seals on the assembly line. Clinch seals use no glue but are simply pressed on to the pinch-weld area of the door opening. They prevent water, wind and other harmful elements from damaging the carpet and interior of your

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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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