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Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« on: June 04, 2020, 04:24:06 AM »
It's time to purchase weatherstripping for the doors. A search came up with Metro latex and Camaro Specialties as the preferred brands, but the most recent thread was 5 years old. Are they still the ones to use or is there another company to consider? Thanks

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Re: Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2020, 02:13:08 AM »
Last ones I used were latex foam roof rails and latex foam door seals from OER both sealed great and the doors closed like original.
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Re: Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2020, 03:57:38 PM »
Suggest you take a look at Steele Rubber Co. products.   I used other brands before Steele, & they didn't hold up over time.

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Re: Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2020, 05:53:58 PM »
I was told by my resto shop to buy/use the Metro, not sure if they are latex though.  They also said the expensive latex offered by some vendors do not hold up.

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Re: Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2020, 04:40:15 PM »
I would also be interested in people's answer to this and would also like to know if there is one particular brand/type that doesn't require slamming the doors to get them to close tight. 
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Re: Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2020, 07:36:57 PM »
I like the Classic Industries OER Latex roof rail weatherstrip, they didn't have latex door weatherstrip. So a mixed set door is still a little hard to shut, but seals are best for minimal air noise and water leak at top corner. Sauron has commented before about removing the door stops and putting a ratchet strap around the hole body and allowing seal to take a set over X number days? Maybe he can comment more on that.

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Re: Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2020, 01:38:20 AM »
I had a set of latex from HBC and a set from camaro specialties.  One set the end tore off, and the set on the car are junk. I cant remember which set was which but neither were good
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Re: Door Weatherstripping Opinions
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2020, 03:17:38 AM »
I doubt seriously if either HBC or Camaro Specialties are making their own weatherstrips; most likely they are reselling from someone else.
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