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Sunroof
#765588 September 17th 2020 12:49 am
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Sunroof

I tried buying this on OfferUp. The guy started the sale, then marked it sold before putting it on eBay for $100 more. I’m getting tired of dealing with van parts sellers on Facebook and apps. I might just stick to the yards and swaps instead.


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Lots of gougers out there.

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Charlie99909 #765592 September 17th 2020 11:06 am
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Be glad you missed it. those style sunroofs are well known leakers when it rains

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bigbongo #765599 September 17th 2020 1:42 pm
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Originally Posted by bigbongo
Lots of gougers out there.

Yeah, a lot of flakes also.


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Charlie99909 #765600 September 17th 2020 3:50 pm
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I had a 74 Dodge with a sunroof in it. No matter how I tried to seal it, still leaked. Many rainy mornings driving to work, I had a blanket on my right shoulder to keep the water from dripping on me. I imagine with today's technology, there are a lot better sealants available.

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Charlie99909 #765614 September 17th 2020 7:03 pm
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Leakers for sure.Had one back in the day and it sucked.


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Re: Sunroof
Charlie99909 #765619 September 17th 2020 8:11 pm
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Good to know. I have a lead on another Ford that I might be able to turn into a boogie van in just a weekend with left over parts. I figured a sunroof would be a nice touch if I pick it up.

Thank you for all of your input!


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Charlie99909 #765645 September 18th 2020 11:42 pm
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Still sucks that the guy was a jerk.


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Charlie99909 #765656 September 19th 2020 1:54 am
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Yeah. It didn’t sell so he relisted it about $50 cheaper.


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And it ain't me who's gonna leave
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Charlie99909 #765676 September 19th 2020 11:04 pm
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Sunroofs are cool but I have never known anyone with one that hasn't had a leak. Seems like we seal my son's about once a year. His van does sit in the Florida sun all day everyday so that's no help on the rubber seal. I personally don't recommend one if you don't have a covered spot to park your van.


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