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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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How about just replacing the sunroof headliner? Technically that is the only area that needs replacing I was just going to replace the whole thing to make the color/shading match (old vs new).

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Easy-peasy. Replace the sun roof portion and go on a cheap cigar smoking binge. In two weeks, your lungs and the headliner will all be the same color!
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After seeing how difficult it would be and realizing that I would probably damage something during the remove / replace, I found a local body shop that did the entire job (including cost of material) for about $350.
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Easy-peasy. Replace the sun roof portion and go on a cheap cigar smoking binge. In two weeks, your lungs and the headliner will all be the same color!
I like your style! LOL. I figured this would be easily doable now just have to find the material. Thanks again!

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After seeing how difficult it would be and realizing that I would probably damage something during the remove / replace, I found a local body shop that did the entire job (including cost of material) for about $350.
You are very lucky! Granted cheapest is not always the best route to go but the cheapest I found of anyone who seemed like they had any clue how to do it was going to be 850 + material!!! Going to just do the sunroof myself and be done with it.

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You are very lucky! Granted cheapest is not always the best route to go but the cheapest I found of anyone who seemed like they had any clue how to do it was going to be 850 + material!!! Going to just do the sunroof myself and be done with it.
Holy frijole, Batman! At that cost, I would have given it a go myself. I figured the $350 was well worth alleviating the headache, heartburn, frustration. And the shop was recommended by a mechanic I trust. I hope all goes with your install.
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