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1973 2002 Sunroof Parts

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Replace both cables, they have the hinged plastic pieces that do all the work. Drop when opening, lift when closed, if not set properly they can break. If set properly they'll last quite a while, yet over time will wear out and fail.

This details what you need to know:


The link regarding the sunroof restoration is a good guide of what to do.

Regarding the seals, the short felt seal attaches to the back of the sunroof, not the car as pictured. The long seal attaches to the car and runs into a depression near the back of the sides of the car that's where the short seal on the sunroof meets the long when the roof is closed.

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