Best weatherstripping/squeegie/felt/etc source?

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shaddai
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Best weatherstripping/squeegie/felt/etc source?

Post by shaddai » 18 Sep 2019 12:12

Howdy 510'ers. I just picked up a four door 510 sedan two weeks ago and clearly it lived a large amount of it's life outside. Pretty much every window seal is toast or past toast. I've found a few places online that sell weatherstripping and what not, but I've heard of questionable quality. I don't want to spend major coin, but I am not going to cheap out either (so I'm staying off eBay for these). I am not looking to replace the windshield or rear window strips at this time...

What I've found so far that seems not unreasonable:
new-datsun-parts.com

More coin:
vintagerubber.com

I've also come across datsport, which looks like they're in Australia? I'm confused by their site, let alone what I need. There are a lot of parts to these doors!

Thoughts?

Also, pics for clicks.
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Post by butters68 » 18 Sep 2019 12:19

DATSPORT.COM
ding ding dong dong all night long long.

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Post by shaddai » 18 Sep 2019 16:53

Wow. I reached out to Baz at Datsport... and he gave me a call... what a guy. Be still my wallet.

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Post by butters68 » 18 Sep 2019 17:04

best rubber bits out there.
ding ding dong dong all night long long.

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Post by WxMan » 18 Sep 2019 21:15

Baz is great. I always feel good buying stuff from him. It's great quality and his service is beyond reproach.
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Post by defdes » 19 Sep 2019 03:55

Redid my entire seal program with Baz 18 years ago, and everything is still holding up well.

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Post by yenpit » 20 Sep 2019 09:19

Spend the coin on DatSport, otherwise you will be spending the coin again in a few years! Plus they KNOW the 510......will know exactly what you want, unless that language barrier comes into play...........CRIKEY!!!!! :shock: :lol:
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Post by vetteguy22 » 10 Oct 2019 06:51

Just did mine from data port also. Great quality stuff. And Baz is very helpful.

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Post by shaddai » 10 Oct 2019 11:29

So I took the plunge... stuff is on it's way. It's strange to get so excited about impending rubbery bits.

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Post by SteveEdmonton » 10 Oct 2019 20:31

You're not wrong to be excited-- we get it! :D

I bought my new seals from Baz more than 7 years ago (near the start of my resto) and have just now been putting them in, the last couple of weeks. They fit super well and make a tremendous difference! You won't be disappointed!
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