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Old 01-12-2010, 07:30 PM
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So I was thinking... I know that aftermarket sunroofs can be a nightmare. BUTT! What if I purchased a sunroof from a salvaged Monte? I was poking around Morads and found a few. I figured since they were made for the Montes that it would be at least fit right. I don't know. You guys are extremely helpful and I would appreciate your input.
 
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Old 01-12-2010, 07:37 PM
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to do it you would have to replace your roof skin to on with the sunroof opening, & idk how you would wire it up & all that its prob a bigger deal than most think it is
 
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Old 01-12-2010, 07:53 PM
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Hmm...true. Again, just one of my random thoughts. It'd be cool if I could make it happen though.
 
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:07 PM
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it can be done but i dont think the cost of it would be worth it really
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 03:58 AM
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True that!
 
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If you go aftermarket, just get one that pops open - no power. Then you'll have one similar to the factory sunroofs. That's because the factory ones will break down and not open anyway! My 1999 has a sunroof assembly (broken) thats almost entirely constructed of plastic. Brilliant.
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 08:34 AM
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I agree with Mike. Yes, it can be done, and as you already mentioned, it can be a nightmare putting a sunroof in that is not installed at the factory.

I don't think the cost is worth it.
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 12:49 PM
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I had a 96 Grand Prix Coupe and I got an aftermarket power sunroof installed. It was guaranteed for the life of the car. I have know idea what these places are charging now though. I think mine cost about the same as the factory charged - around $900 (but that was over 10 years ago).
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 01:28 PM
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well i know that a replacement sunroof roof skin is around 800 from gm, + u need a diff headliner, its a nightmare really to do it right & yeah the sunroof is made of plastic my frame was broke in the accident but they can be fixed mine has
 
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:17 PM
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If your going to do that, why not get some custom t-tops done?
 

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