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Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2005 8:35 pm 
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Hello,
if I don't sell the sun roof, I wanna install it into my wagon... apart from cutting the hole :shock: ... am I gonna have problems with the roof lineing? cos the wagon has a two section roof lining, and the sedan has one?

what other problems will I need to overcome/will encounter?


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Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 9:45 am 
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If you go DIY...you might be able to salvage the lining...depends on the sunroof you want to put in...an integrated TVS will be more difficult - I'd take it somewhere and get quotes on some place to do it for you - I mean if you're getting someone to cut the hole...they may as well do the rest :wink:

I know I wouldn't take to my roof with an angle grinder - I'd be a nervous wreck hehe.

 

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Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2005 11:08 pm 
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yeah, good point.. I didn't think of that.... Might look around for some places... anyone know of any?

How much approx would it be?

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Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 11:30 am 
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Use search - this has been covered a couple of times.

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 5:26 pm 
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i used a pair of side cutters that are design to cut circles in metal, dont use a angle grinder. its not that hard just need to make sure the hole your gonna cut is right, the old saying measure twice cut once.

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:14 pm 
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Amber wrote:
i used a pair of side cutters that are design to cut circles in metal, dont use a angle grinder. its not that hard just need to make sure the hole your gonna cut is right, the old saying measure twice cut once.

Or in this case, measure 3 or 4 times, and cut once whilst freaking out your gonna stuff it up hehe!
If you do it yourself, ask amber for the photos of hers during the install, had a few good ideas like masking tape on the roof and being able to draw on it..

Amber; hows the 5 speed?
I so want semi auto haha! :wink:

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2005 6:59 pm 
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it doesn't seem that difficult...I'll see how I go once I finish some other stuff first...(money wise), might get someone else.. or just do it myself.


Cheers for the inputs though

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 06, 2005 7:24 pm 
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really its not to hard of a job to do but what ever you choose it will be worth the effort.

yeah the 5 speed rocks!! another job worthing doing yourself at least once anyway! or least know someone with a hoist, of stands is sure hard work

 

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