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Old 04-07-2008, 08:49 PM
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do you guys think it is worth installing a sunroof into a 99 accord...i'm loving the sunroofs and plus in miami its starting to become a fad down here
Old 04-07-2008, 09:45 PM
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If you have the funds for it, I say go for it, man. Everyone loves a sunroof.
Old 04-07-2008, 09:51 PM
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Just make sure that you buy a high Quality roof and have a High Quality company put it in..

Old 04-08-2008, 08:20 AM
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I wouldn't, if the gears break or go bad in the motor, you're SOL unless you can find another one and then you've got a huge useless piece of glass in the middle of your car that if not installed properly, has the possibility of leaking, creaking....etc...

But I'm biased b/c my LX came with an optional one from the factory and I hate it and it finally broke the other day. It's getting replaced with CF.
Old 04-08-2008, 08:30 AM
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Sunroofs are awesome, go for it.
Old 04-08-2008, 09:52 AM
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I wouldnt install one on a used car, especially one that it 9 years old.
Old 04-08-2008, 03:01 PM
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if your going to get a sunroof putt in might as well make it it almost have of the roof like those ford
Old 04-08-2008, 03:39 PM
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I had one installed on an '03 Corolla. It was a custom setup made in Norway with a five year warranty. I got it through the Toyota dealer so there's no telling what it would actually cost. I think I paid around $900 (to the dealer, new car).It closed itself if you forgot and would open both as a slider andlift from the rear. One touch close and all that crap with lit controls at night. Very cool but I'm with smaglik, I don't think it's worth it ina nine year old car unless you plan to keep it for another nine.

There may still be manual ones around for a lot less, they just open from the rear. The two I had put in ('79 Caprice & '88 Mini Blazer) wore over time and would slam shut at highway speeds.
Old 04-08-2008, 10:57 PM
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so even the sunroofs you have to open manually you guys would say is not worth it?
Old 04-08-2008, 11:04 PM
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i would say if you're going to do it, dont half a$$ it. I wouldnt do it personally, but if i did, I would get something good. Is that confusing enough?
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