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Old 12-20-2004, 03:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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sup guys, well, my sunroofs tilt mech has been busted since i got the car, never got around to fixing it, now my sunroof wont even open, or tilt or anything, and to top it off when im on the freeway about 70+ the rattling peice inside drives me nuts, its as if someone were hammering metal over my head....

my question, what do i do now?? i heard it would be really expensive to fix the whole roof..so do they sell a sunroof delete kit or anything? i dont want to have to replace the motor and all that shit, it might be cheaper to delete it..

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Old 12-20-2004, 03:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you could weld it closed... but that would look ugly... my 318 started to have the loud noise thing around 60 too, never got around to fixing it... hope you can find something... the motor is for sure dead?

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i dont think the motor is dead, but how the hell am i gona open it, i think that metal piece broke lose and is blocking the path to open...
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Get one from the yunkyard and replace the stuff..... just my 2 cents
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yeah mine stopped moving one time too, i just forced it closed/open with my hands, and then something popped and it worked again(without the vent) however the headline part of it didnt come back, i had to fish that out of my roof with my hands. Maybe we are having different problems... pics or something?

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yea ill get pics hopefully tommrow, anyone else know anything?

ps. bigred i like ur new 325..are u now bigwhite325?

u should change ur name to Great White 325
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yea ill get pics hopefully tommrow, anyone else know anything?

ps. bigred i like ur new 325..are u now bigwhite325?

u should change ur name to Great White 325
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yeah i have no idea what my new name will be.. i need to get another pic of it up too, this is the pics from the dealership website. anyways i registered on one new forum and i think i made my name 95bmwpwer or something stupid like that. ill probably just leave it bigred318 everyone knows me as that and techinally i still have the 318 too haha.

Oh yeah and its like im a e-sleeper...

everyone thinks i have a 318 and waa bam 325bitches!

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