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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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Steele Spotlight – Hunter Anderson

We are a small, family owned company and we have the BEST people! The Steele Spotlight highlights each Steele team member so you can see WHO makes Steele so great! In the Spotlight this week is……. Employee Name: Hunter Anderson Title/Position: Shipping Length of time at Steele: 6 Months Hometown: Denver, NC What is your

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How to Maintain Your Weatherstripping the Right Way

  Weatherstripping isn’t a fun or sexy part of car restoration (or for your daily driver either) but it is a big part of the end result of your project. I’d say weatherstripping isn’t really something you appreciate most of the time….. unless it fails. Weatherstripping is made of rubber (more specifically, ours is made

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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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Auto Weatherstrip Installation Tips

We make thousands of rubber parts at Steele Rubber Products but we rarely get to see them after they leave the shop. We visited with the guys at Quarter Mile Muscle in Mooresville, NC to watch them install our new brass-core door seals on a 1969 Camaro. They did the doors and the trunk seals

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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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How to Replace the Sliding Quarter Window Weatherstrip on an early 60’s Chevy Suburban

The Chevy Suburban is the longest-running uninterrupted production vehicle nameplate ever and an American classic. Changing the window weatherstrips in those iconic rear side sliding windows can be intimidating but we’ll walk you through the entire process step by step! In this video we’re using a 1965 Chevy Suburban but 1960- 66 have the same

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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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