Replaces

1984-96 Chevy Corvette Hatch Weatherstrip Seal Rear - 1AWST00059

This Chevy Corvette rear window hatch seal is a new, aftermarket replacement weatherstrip that has the following specifications:

 

  • Fits rear window hatch
  • Brand new in the package
  • High quality reproduction
  • Made to strict quality control standards
  • Seals the rear glass hatch on Coupe models
  • Excellent reproduction of the original seal, that fits correctly

If your weatherstripping is causing leaks allowing damaging rain and irritating wind in, then this seal is for you. Why not replace your old, hardened, rotted seal with this new, ready to install weatherstrip and bring back the luster to your modern day muscle car - The CHEVY CORVETTE!!

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Disconnecting the Battery (0:48)
    • Disconnect the negative battery cable with an 8mm wrench
  2. step : Removing the Hatch Seal (0:55)
    • Remove the Phillips head screws from the rear hatch trim panel
    • Pull off the rear hatch trim panel
    • Loosen the Phillips screws from the remaining hatch trim panels
    • Pull off the hatch seal by hand
  3. step : Preparing the Hatch (2:37)
    • Clean the hatch seal channel with a shop vacuum
    • Clean the hatch seal channel with soapy water
    • Clean the hatch seal channel with mineral spirits
    • Scrape off any adhesive residue with a razor blade
  4. step : Installing the New Hatch Seal (3:59)
    • Unclip the hatch supports at the top
    • Have an assistant hold the hatch up
    • Position the seal
    • Push the hatch supports into place
    • Feed the hatch seal into the channel
    • Apply weatherstrip adhesive to the seal channel
    • Push the seal into the channel
    • Push the trim panels into place
    • Tighten the Phillips screws into the trim panels
    • Apply silicone lubricant to the hatch seal
    • Close the hatch
    • Keep the hatch closed to compress the seal
  5. step : Reconnecting the Battery (7:08)
    • Reconnect the negative battery cable with an 8mm wrench

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Assistant
  • Razor Blade / Gasket Scraper

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Soapy Water
  • Sponge
  • Mineral Spirits
  • Gasket Adhesive
  • Cloth Rags

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Phillips Head Screwdriver

  • Specialty Tools

  • Vacuum

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Just what my 89 corvette needs
This hatch back gasket is just what my corvette needs to Renue it's waterproofing ability. Mine's toast. Thanks 1aauto
April 2, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
Hatch weatherstripping
I followed the direction of the video, and with alittle patience had it installed. Without their video I would been lost.
July 10, 2017
Purchased
9 months ago
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Vehicle Fit

  • 1984-1996 Chevy Corvette Coupe Hatch Weatherstrip Seal Rear

This part replaces:

  • Metro Moulded Parts IS-TK 8496
Part #: 1AWST00059



How-to Video:

(07:23 min)