Re: Sun Roofs
"Darren Thornton" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> When buying an used car, you do good if you get most of the stuff you
> wanted. Instead of a CD player, I got a sun roof. Today it shattered.
> Talk about a mess! The temperatures weren't higher than the 80s. There
> was no evidence of foul play.
> How common does this happen? It could get pretty hot in the car.
> There was no cover. So we put foil over it. I hadn't opened it in a
> long time.
> We're looking for a replacement glass. I'd sooner get some metal
> and cover it up. Is there anything we can to prevent this from
> happening again? Would a cover help? I know of one place that sells
> Thank God no one got hurt. This happened in a parking lot. What
> if we had been on the road? Is there a good temporary replacement? We
> tried cardboard with foil, garbage bags, and duct tape. But the noise
> on the road was terrible. Also, they popped off. Do you leave some
> room for air?
> Darren Thornton
It was not the temperature that caused your sun roof to break. I've had
four cars with factory sun roofs, I almost never use them, and would special
order a new car without if they came standard on that model. Call a few
auto glass places and get a quote.