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somebody on here had it done. I think it was around $1000, more or less, don't remember.

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yeah depends on company brand of sunroof, if its glass moonroof or not. etc etc. Worth it if you get ase or whatever the hell that brand of sunroof is
 

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my bad english must be a 2ND language me. I saw the post for sunroof and I went crazy. I get it now. I saw a ad for new sunroof installation at a car max for $995, but i will tell you if you have a broken factory sunroof they wont touch your car. my earlier statement was about factory roofs.
 

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I purchased an electric ragtop from Streetbeatcustoms.com for $560 and had it installed for $250.

Cheaper than replacing the factory sunroof (my estimate was $1200), and much better IMO.

Nobody would touch it since the factory hole was too big. I wanted a glass one and not a solid one anyways.

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I got an estimate for $1500 for my sunroof to be fixed.....

Forget that... now I just have a manual sunroof(got the roof closed, and occaisonally unscrew the top and put it in the trunk for awhile) but only on really nice days...
 

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Originally posted by: Tagliente
I got an estimate for $1500 for my sunroof to be fixed.....

Forget that... now I just have a manual sunroof(got the roof closed, and occaisonally unscrew the top and put it in the trunk for awhile) but only on really nice days...
Sorry but, do you think could explain in further detail, or perhaps even take some pics of how I could do this? My sunroof has been broken for a long time and while fixing it is ridiculously expensive, doing something like this once in a while would sure be nice. Thanks in advance.
 

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Originally posted by: Dekz
Originally posted by: Tagliente
I got an estimate for $1500 for my sunroof to be fixed.....

Forget that... now I just have a manual sunroof(got the roof closed, and occaisonally unscrew the top and put it in the trunk for awhile) but only on really nice days...
Sorry but, do you think could explain in further detail, or perhaps even take some pics of how I could do this? My sunroof has been broken for a long time and while fixing it is ridiculously expensive, doing something like this once in a while would sure be nice. Thanks in advance.
Ok, as of now, my sunroof is closed.
If I wanted to make it open via my manual method this is what I would do:

1. Remove the rectangular rubber strip that attaches to the headliner and the sunroof sits on top of.
2. Take out the 4 screws that hold the actual panel in place.
3. Pop the roof out and put it in the trunk.
4. Reattach the rubber strip for better looks.

All you have to do to close it again on mine is place the roof back on top, put the screws back in, and put the rubber strip back in place.

OR

I can open the roof by using the buttons.
Then when I want to close it, I have to get a coat hanger to force the sliding piece of plastic that is broken back towards the front of the car, closing the side that is broken.
The problem with that is to be able to push that sliding piece down, I have to take the roof panel off and then put it back on again once the arms are both down, which takes just a few minutes more than the first method above.

I've only opened it twice since its been broken, and made sure that I had enough time to put it back in place afterwards before rain or anything else undesirable. I only plan on opening it again if its like a special occasion (taking pictures or something else equally trivial) or if a passenger accidentally hits the button and opens it :X
 

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Thanks for the quick reply, much appreciated. I'm not even really sure what's wrong with my sunroof, I don't remember it breaking, one day I got in and went to open it and it started to go a little bit and then stopped. I pushed the closed button and it closed and that's where I've left it ever since. (I'd rather have it stuck closed than stuck open :)

But now that I know how to take it apart I can at least have a look at it one day and maybe see what's wrong. Or maybe take it off for road trips and car shows and such.

Thanks again.
 

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No problem... yea, you are lucky that yours is stuck closed.... Mine was getting stuck open because a bar that should pull it back into the housing was cracked....

You should be able to get to the screws pretty easily once you remove that little strip of paneling.....
 
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