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There's a '74 car currently on eBay with a pop-up wind deflector.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-2002-Sunroof-Coupe-1-Owner-CA-Blue-Plates-No-Rust-Survivor-Time-Warp-70-71-72-73-tii-75-76-E30-A-/181095587532?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item2a2a235ecc#ht_24452wt_1026

It's got an electric sunroof -- which, of course, is quite rare -- but I've not previously seen the style of pop-up wind deflector shown here on a 2002: it's not the Golde unit we typically (but also somewhat rarely) see on 2002s and 911s.

More photos are shown at the Photobucket link.

Factory (related or un-related to the electric roof option)? Homemade? Custom? Aftermarket? Borrowed from another make, model, or year?

(Does that sunroof look larger than usual?)

Just curious.

Thanks,

Steve

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it's a WABASTO Mercedes-Benz W123 (1977-1985)sunroof roof

transplanted onto this car -a lot of work

it's not a " pop-up"' sunroof - rather a retracting

sliding sunroof

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it's a WABASTO Mercedes-Benz W123 (1977-1985)sunroof roof

transplanted onto this car -a lot of work

it's not a " pop-up"' sunroof - rather a retracting

sliding sunroof

Thanks, c.d. I KNEW someone here would recognize it!

("Pop-up" was a [misplaced] modifier of "wind deflector," not "sunroof." Mis-placement corrected.)

Regards,

Steve

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if you look at the roof panel on our cars - you'll

see a second shadow line/fold that runs

along and above the rain gutter line. That upper

second line is missing on this cars roof from the

grafting of the M-B sunroof cassette.

267510d1256172369-sunroof-1975-mercedes-unimog-406-doka-014.jpg

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if you look at the roof panel on our cars - you'll

see a second shadow line/fold that runs

along and above the rain gutter line. That upper

second line is missing on this cars roof from the

grafting of the M-B sunroof cassette.

267510d1256172369-sunroof-1975-mercedes-unimog-406-doka-014.jpg

c.d.,

Thank you! I went looking for that crease/shadow line on the eBay car, because of the size of that sunroof, and concluded that they must have replaced the roof panel from rain gutter to rain gutter. As you said, this was no easy operation!

Steve

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