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righteous_one
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Oct 23, 2:18pm - #307495 
sunroof panel

went to toyota yesterday hoping to order a new one since mine is peeling off. i showed them this diagram that includes the price. they told me that it now has a new part # and it's gonna cost me over $700 for a piece of glass. eek thumbsdown

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Oct 23, 2:30pm - #307497 
that sucks..that's a rip off from the dealer thumbsdown

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Oct 23, 3:00pm - #307498 
Originally Posted by righteous_one
went to toyota yesterday hoping to order a new one since mine is peeling off. i showed them this diagram that includes the price. they told me that it now has a new part # and it's gonna cost me over $700 for a piece of glass. eek thumbsdown



JUNK YARD...! thumbsup I saw some good ones couple days ago... $150 to $180... wave

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Oct 23, 8:21pm - #307499 
Originally Posted by JoeyOwen
Originally Posted by righteous_one
went to toyota yesterday hoping to order a new one since mine is peeling off. i showed them this diagram that includes the price. they told me that it now has a new part # and it's gonna cost me over $700 for a piece of glass. eek thumbsdown



JUNK YARD...! thumbsup I saw some good ones couple days ago... $150 to $180... wave

thats a dman smart idea. but they have 01 celicas. up in the junk yards?

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Oct 23, 8:57pm - #307500 
Where? Hook me up. I'll give you $200. Doesn't matter what year.

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Oct 23, 9:01pm - #307501 
wheres BLUE BAT he needs to make an overlay for us!!!!!

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Oct 23, 9:54pm - #307502 
Originally Posted by dizzat
Originally Posted by JoeyOwen
Originally Posted by righteous_one
went to toyota yesterday hoping to order a new one since mine is peeling off. i showed them this diagram that includes the price. they told me that it now has a new part # and it's gonna cost me over $700 for a piece of glass. eek thumbsdown



JUNK YARD...! thumbsup I saw some good ones couple days ago... $150 to $180... wave

thats a dman smart idea. but they have 01 celicas. up in the junk yards?


every 7th gen celica has the same sunroof ('00-'05).

and yes...they do have celicas in junkyards. most of the time it's because of a frontal wreck (engine damage) but this obviously does not affect the sunroof. thumbsup

you'd have to get hit extremely hard in the rear or sides for insurance companies to total out a celica..because they are still new enough that the $$ to fix a car is still less than what it's worth. obviously engine bay damage is a different story though.

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Oct 23, 10:10pm - #307503 
Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
Originally Posted by dizzat
Originally Posted by JoeyOwen
Originally Posted by righteous_one
went to toyota yesterday hoping to order a new one since mine is peeling off. i showed them this diagram that includes the price. they told me that it now has a new part # and it's gonna cost me over $700 for a piece of glass. eek thumbsdown



JUNK YARD...! thumbsup I saw some good ones couple days ago... $150 to $180... wave

thats a dman smart idea. but they have 01 celicas. up in the junk yards?


every 7th gen celica has the same sunroof ('00-'05).

and yes...they do have celicas in junkyards. most of the time it's because of a frontal wreck (engine damage) but this obviously does not affect the sunroof. thumbsup

you'd have to get hit extremely hard in the rear or sides for insurance companies to total out a celica..because they are still new enough that the $$ to fix a car is still less than what it's worth. obviously engine bay damage is a different story though.


not true... they switched from plastic to glass... i think 03 on has the glass sunroofs and 00-02 have the plastic ones.

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Oct 23, 10:33pm - #307504 
^^^ Lexan to glass, right there.

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Oct 23, 11:16pm - #307505 
Originally Posted by righteous_one
went to toyota yesterday hoping to order a new one since mine is peeling off. i showed them this diagram that includes the price. they told me that it now has a new part # and it's gonna cost me over $700 for a piece of glass. eek thumbsdown


Finally decided to get it fixed, huh? rofl

Junk yard, bro. Thats the only other way. thumbsup


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Oct 24, 1:20am - #307506 
mines peeling too. Heres what you do. Go get some adhesive stripper, and go over it real good. Then go get it tinted at a shop. or just leave it. The reason why they peel is because it has a tinting over it.


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Oct 24, 5:45pm - #307509 
Originally Posted by dizzat
Originally Posted by JoeyOwen
Originally Posted by righteous_one
went to toyota yesterday hoping to order a new one since mine is peeling off. i showed them this diagram that includes the price. they told me that it now has a new part # and it's gonna cost me over $700 for a piece of glass. eek thumbsdown



JUNK YARD...! thumbsup I saw some good ones couple days ago... $150 to $180... wave

thats a dman smart idea. but they have 01 celicas. up in the junk yards?
They have from 00's to 04's no sth**ting you... pretty kool stuff, great alternative for us who pay our own sh*t...
I have some junk yard phone #'s if anyone wants them... wave wave

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Oct 25, 12:48pm - #307510 
Can't we just go to a windshield or glass shop, and have them replace the plastic with glass? spineyes

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Oct 26, 7:28pm - #307512 
Toyota quoted me $880 for the glass and install. Crazy. Good luck with yours.

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Oct 26, 7:37pm - #307513 
mine's peeling too. Sucks to have a beautiful car and then have a shitty sunroof because some fag decided you wouldn't want glass shattering all over you... rolleyes

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Oct 26, 7:41pm - #307514 
there may be a problem with the moon roof opening if you replace it with glass. because the motor on the '02 and previous year where designed to handle the weight of the lexan.. on the '03+ they also upgraded the motor as well to support the new glass moon roof

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Oct 26, 8:06pm - #307517 
wait...what's peeling off?


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Oct 26, 8:47pm - #307518 
Originally Posted by Tameanaka
wait...what's peeling off?


The tint on the sunroof


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Oct 26, 9:38pm - #307519 
i am knocking on wood, but nothing is peeling on my sunroof just yet and I had mine since 2000...hopefully nothing will because I defintely do not want to pay 700 for new one thumbsdown

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Oct 26, 11:46pm - #307520 
is there any way to prevent this

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Oct 27, 2:14am - #307521 
HAHAHAHA all you suckas with stock sunroofs...I have a sunroof but shes aftermarket baby!! with a lifetime warrenty and warrenty if she leaks smile

good luck guys!

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Oct 27, 2:42am - #307522 
The people above who mention trying to fix it with tint don't realize there really isn't a way to use a solvent on lexan without clouding it. You won't be able to get the old junk off.

Why not look into getting the glass cut custom for you at a glass place? I bet it'd be cheaper. Also, if you do replace it, get the glass window from 03+ or you'll have the same problems. I don't see any scenerio where the old motor is so weak it couldn't hold a couple extra pounds.


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Oct 27, 9:32pm - #307525 
Listen up every one, when you bought your new celi there was a sticker in your sunroof that said "do not clean with any window cleaner just soapy water". Window cleaner dries the tint and makes it peel off. Hope everyone knows.

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Oct 27, 9:36pm - #307526 
^^already knew that, but still...
n e ways, im gonna talk to the tint shop this friday when i get my windows tinted. maybe they have the solution..

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Mar 4, 11:41am - #449201 
I got a celica but the sunroof will not open and I don't know what it might be can you guys help.

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