Best weatherstripping/squeegie/felt/etc source?

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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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Post by shaddai » 21 Oct 2019 13:58

Giant box of goodies showed up... now... the hard parts... to get the old s(#*@& off. Holy crap is it sun rotted, and I didn't realize just how much of a pain this would be... but the parts look A+!

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Post by edekalil » 14 Nov 2019 07:09

:evil: Just wrote Baz and waiting on the info so I can get me some new stuff for at least my 2 door on the rotisserie.

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Post by MikeY » 14 Nov 2019 08:54

Try to think of all the little bits you will need from Baz so you only pay once for shipping. Gas door bumpers. Trunk and door bumpers. Door lock grommets. Hood rail bumpers. You get the idea.

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Post by shaddai » 14 Nov 2019 09:36

Agreed MikeY... I overbought for sure... but I'll use all of it!

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Post by edekalil » 12 Dec 2019 18:25

Just got my order in for the 2 door all apart form Datsport.

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