Tag Archives: weatherstripping

Steele Rubber Heads into RV Market!

Steele Rubber Products is excited to announce our launch into the Recreational Vehicle industry. We have put in a lot of time and research to bring you an easy-to-navigate website as well as a special RV Catalog complete with “suggested uses”. We’ll be offering over one hundred profiles for areas such as compartment doors, front doors,

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Shop Tour – Part 2: Research & Design

When beginning the process of designing a new component, we start with an OEM part, as discussed in Part 1. Once we have an original, the research begins on the details of the component. The OEM part numbers, cross-fitments, production numbers, vehicles in operation, components of the part, related parts, as well as the manufacturing

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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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1940 Chevy Pickup

So glad this 1940 showed up at the shop today. The paint job is my favorite… well except for the awesome new rubber that’s about to be installed 😉 I didn’t get a picture of the interior but it was a nice burgundy leather. Think your car or truck should be our top pick for

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1959 Cadillac Coupe DeVille

I’m a sucker for fins! This 1959 Coupe DeVille has been passed down through generations and now belongs to the grandson, Sean M. Thanks for sharing Sean! If you want to see your car here, submit you car photos and information to carshows@steelerubber.com!! FIND THE RUBBER HERE

3 New Parts for March

Hope everyone had a happy St. Patty’s Day yesterday. We stayed so busy here at the shop I didn’t even realize how many people didn’t wear green. I did draw a green dot on my hand just in case anyone tried to pinch… Anyway, we’ve been working hard on getting new parts done faster this

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Newly Designed GM Seal

Steele announces a newly designed and manufactured weatherstrip seal for 2015. Part #50-0344-80, Side window leading edge seal for 1968-1972 General Motors two-door hardtops and convertibles.  Steele has re-manufactured this part to include a brass metal core for better performance and longer life.  The seal was developed from original parts, ensuring a proper fit and easy installation. 

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Quarter Window Gaskets

Another part for 2015 has arrived! The brand new rear quarter window seals for 1963-1965 Ford Fairlane and 1963 Mercury Meteor 4 door wagons are here and awesome. The seals are fitted and have molded corners making the fit perfect and installation easy.  When Steele Rubber makes a new part they test it on the

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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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