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Author Topic: Did you ever have a sunroof installed AFTER buying the car? Back to Topics
gassycouple
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2010 11:30:51 AM

Hi all,

the wife insists on a car w/sunroof and since this will be a used vehicle, i'd like to know of any costs involved and a reputable installers and/or experiences you may have had, good or bad. We are leaning towards a Nissan maxima but also considering the altima & sentry. Thanks in advance.

John
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2013 6:34:24 AM

no
Blubird
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2013 2:59:07 PM

Many years ago I did. It was a pop-up sunroof.
Big mistake. Always creaked when it was closed. It was nice when open, but to me it wasn't worth it.
cDagasGo
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no
StickySam
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2013 10:20:59 AM

No sunroof in my rag top.
2Tall
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no
toms1120
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sandy40
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2013 6:59:44 AM

No sunroof.
FuelPump
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Message Posted: Sep 11, 2013 6:58:53 AM

No.
Happyherman
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 3:17:55 PM

Yes and no problems at all. It wasn't one that detracted into the car. Just popped up or was removed.
Gabilondo
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 2:56:11 PM

No. Don't like sunroofs. Get enough sun here in the SW.
DarkFlame06
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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 2:40:25 PM

Nope..just bought a car that had one in it already.
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2013 8:12:23 PM

Yes in a truck
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FrankLee1
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 2:35:03 PM

I didn't cut through any braces on mine. In addition, I've never rolled a vehicle over and I intend to keep it that way.
eccerr0r
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 2:16:01 PM

For those that did cut a hole in their roof, does the kit brace the roof enough so that it's about as strong as it was in case of a rollover accident?
FrankLee1
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 1:51:50 PM

I got out the Sawzall and put one in myself. It wasn't too tough.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 8:45:12 AM

No - usually not a good idea
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WilhamClouse
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 8:21:23 AM

I did many years ago. It was a bad idea.
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 8:12:34 AM

no.........
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