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post #1 of 11 Old 03-05-2009, 05:20 AM Thread Starter
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Has anyone made a Homemade Hardtop Sunroof?

I'm making a list of a couple things I want to pick up at the boneyard, and I was wondering if anyone had ever installed a sunroof in their hardtop that didn't come with one. How difficult was it? Does it ever leak? Just wondering, I always enjoy new projects.


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post #2 of 11 Old 03-05-2009, 08:02 AM
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i put a sunroof in my hardtop.


I own a business doing custom work, sunroofs, leathers, heated seats, all kinds of stuff. I came across this pop-up and threw it in. i also found 2 more. if you interested in buying one let me know. i think the other ones I have are bigger. this one is 37 x 21.
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post #3 of 11 Old 03-05-2009, 09:13 AM
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why put one in just take the top off and go topless?

A 89 yj with a 4.0 aw4 sye out of an 92xj. Now the hard part is done time to get it up in the air just a bit. Working on 8.8 with 3.73 and lsd for the rear. and new D30 hp with 3.73 .
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LOL, I'm w/ dodger889. The PO put a sunroof in the hard top we had. Sold the top due to the back glass broken. New to us hard top does not. Don't miss it, besides the hard top's coming off this weekend. Time to go soft until it's warm enough to go bikini.
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scrapinrocks,

What would you need for one of those??

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why put one in just take the top off and go topless?
fall/winter when I used to drive it year round, it was great having the light coming in and the more open feel.
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scrapinrocks,

What would you need for one of those??

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price wise I'll have to check to put it in I just used a jig saw with a fiberglass blade. measure and test fit a few times. no leaking problems at all. snow would sit in it with no issues
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Shoot me a price when you figure one out. I am interested.

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post #9 of 11 Old 04-14-2009, 11:26 AM
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they sell the moonroofs on q-tec for 180 bucks. it's part number 71095.911
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I own a business doing custom work, sunroofs, leathers, heated seats, all kinds of stuff. I came across this pop-up and threw it in. i also found 2 more. if you interested in buying one let me know. i think the other ones I have are bigger. this one is 37 x 21.

hey do you still have them?? if so how much im looking for the same size you have.

thanks

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Wondering how much a really large (which stretches into the back seat area) window kit would cost.

If it's cheap enough i'd do all the labour/install, and sell my 'rare' hard top for a small profit.

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