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 Post subject: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:57 pm 
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Goodday guys, I started a thread hoping I can find an answer to my thread titled as above. I got a whole roof cut from the pillars due to the sunroof that it has which I wanted to put on my EB Fairmont but as prices for AU's are relatively cheap for a V8 model I am steering towards that. My inquiry is would the sunroof assembly from an EF-EL fit onto the AU or is the AU roof a completely different design? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks
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Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:58 pm 
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Whole roof from EF-EL**
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:06 am 
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pretty sure the AU roof is a totally differant shape ie curved compared to the EA/EB/EF/EL which has a 'flat' roof
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:40 pm 
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No worries, thanks chief
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:20 am 
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the sunroofs aren't curved though. I reacon it will work.
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:28 pm 
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Mont5.0 wrote:
the sunroofs aren't curved though. I reacon it will work.


yes but the frame of the sunroof is bonded to the actual roof so how would ya make up the differance??
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:17 pm 
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I guess there is really only one way to find out now haha :P
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Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:35 pm 
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xf351cleveland wrote:
I guess there is really only one way to find out now haha :P



rthats tru........ :mrgreen: :roll:
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 6:37 am 
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xf351cleveland wrote:
Goodday guys, I started a thread hoping I can find an answer to my thread titled as above. I got a whole roof cut from the pillars due to the sunroof that it has which I wanted to put on my EB Fairmont but as prices for AU's are relatively cheap for a V8 model I am steering towards that. My inquiry is would the sunroof assembly from an EF-EL fit onto the AU or is the AU roof a completely different design? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


Contact these people. http://www.roofracksa.com.au/sunroof_city.html

They are in Adelaide and should be able to help you out. Ask them if the same sunroof will fit either car.

I doubt very much that Sunroof manufactures like Hollandia make specific sunroofs for specific cars. Not in this country anyway.

I believe that the sunroof from the EL will fit but you will need to make new side brackets.
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 8:20 pm 
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Cheers SWC, definitely comes along way that info :!: :!: :!: :!:

Yeah I gathered that there will be some minor (or major) work to be involved with it. I bought the whole roof to put into my EB Fairmont along with a V8 swap but decided if it is all goes tip top with an AU I will steer to an AU XR8 as the prices for them make it worthwhile enough in my opinion.

Once again thanks for the info SWC, highly appreciated
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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:10 pm 
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SWC wrote:
xf351cleveland wrote:
Goodday guys, I started a thread hoping I can find an answer to my thread titled as above. I got a whole roof cut from the pillars due to the sunroof that it has which I wanted to put on my EB Fairmont but as prices for AU's are relatively cheap for a V8 model I am steering towards that. My inquiry is would the sunroof assembly from an EF-EL fit onto the AU or is the AU roof a completely different design? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


Contact these people. http://www.roofracksa.com.au/sunroof_city.html

They are in Adelaide and should be able to help you out. Ask them if the same sunroof will fit either car.

I doubt very much that Sunroof manufactures like Hollandia make specific sunroofs for specific cars. Not in this country anyway.

I believe that the sunroof from the EL will fit but you will need to make new side brackets.



i didn't say it wouldn't fit, just a differant shaped roof

EA to ED [presume EF/EL same roof]

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just a close up ..... dunno if it will help lol

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looking on a AU sedan roof .. about halfway back

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closer to the front

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from the rear

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the main sunroof frame ... thin shaped metal that yes can be reshaped - can supply ya more pics

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side on

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on EA sedan from rear

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from front

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 Post subject: Re: EL SUNROOF ONTO AU
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:44 pm 
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SWC wrote:
xf351cleveland wrote:
Goodday guys, I started a thread hoping I can find an answer to my thread titled as above. I got a whole roof cut from the pillars due to the sunroof that it has which I wanted to put on my EB Fairmont but as prices for AU's are relatively cheap for a V8 model I am steering towards that. My inquiry is would the sunroof assembly from an EF-EL fit onto the AU or is the AU roof a completely different design? Any info would be greatly appreciated. Thanks


Contact these people. http://www.roofracksa.com.au/sunroof_city.html

They are in Adelaide and should be able to help you out. Ask them if the same sunroof will fit either car.

I doubt very much that Sunroof manufactures like Hollandia make specific sunroofs for specific cars. Not in this country anyway.

I believe that the sunroof from the EL will fit but you will need to make new side brackets.



i didn't say it wouldn't fit, just a differant shaped roof



Where, anywhere in my post was anything directed to your response.

I have fitted a sunroof out of a sedan into a wagon, both E series, totaly different rooflines.

As I stated, I believe the E series sunroof will fit the AU, which is why I suggested contacting a sunroof specialist, as the one located in Adelaide.
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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:56 pm 
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SWC wrote:

Where, anywhere in my post was anything directed to your response.




just making sure HELL is still frozen over....... :mrgreen: lol
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Posted: Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:49 pm 
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