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Old 11-21-2009, 10:20 PM   #1
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I've been researching as much as I can, but I still have just a few q's.

If I ordered a cut roof glass top with only the headliner, no trim pieces around, could I use my USDM Si ones?

Whats the best way to install it? Layer it on top of a edge left by the old roof?

Should I weld it or use adhesive?

Whats the typical price of a cut roof?
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Old 11-21-2009, 10:23 PM   #2
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for a proper install, you should drill the spot welds off and remove it that way. theres a how to somewhere but its late and im lazy. but say no to cut/weld.
youd have to remove the windshield in order for this procedure to happen. goodluck.
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What I'm looking at.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

$500 for roof plus $250 shipping to Canada from NorCal (I'm super close to Seattle).
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Old 11-21-2009, 10:42 PM   #4
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http://www.jdmuniverse.com/forums/ho...p-install.html

Long *** read so in a nutshell he says (and all of his friends lol)...

-Buy the bulk roof
-Get the glass professionally removed
-Drill out the welds of the glass top frame to seperate it from the bulk
-Cut your roof leaving about a 1.5" ledge from the channels to align the new frame on
-Weld and/or use adhesive to stick the frame on
-Put glass on and check for leaks
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Old 11-22-2009, 03:02 AM   #5
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dont know if i would cut it at the front windshield area.
heres some one else project. i would say in my opinion this procedure i feel more comfortable with.


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Where I stole the pictures from...

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thats Marlon's old crx. he might still have the shell.
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dont know if i would cut it at the front windshield area.
heres some one else project. i would say in my opinion this procedure i feel more comfortable with.


Too much work for me. I'm not removing the windshield.
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Old 11-22-2009, 09:52 AM   #9
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thats Marlon's old crx. he might still have the shell.
Yeah its funny, he has the same car and colour as me. Thats kinda how I stumbled on his thread.
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ure gnna replace it right?

or you dont have a sun roof and you wanna put one?
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just asking cuz if he wants to put one i could conisder doint that to mine
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just asking cuz if he wants to put one i could conisder doint that to mine
I don't have a glass top yet. I'm looking for ideas on how to install one.

My car is a Si so I do have the sunroof right now but its rusty and it probably needs a seal soon. I figured I'd get rid of thoes problems with a glass top.
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ure gnna replace it right?

or you dont have a sun roof and you wanna put one?
Sun roof =/= Glasstop
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Old 11-22-2009, 08:26 PM   #15
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dont the si's come with a glass top?
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dont the si's come with a glass top?
USDM CRX Si? No. JDM CRXs only I believe. US/Canada have metal sunroofs, Civic Si has moonroof/sunroof.
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dont the si's come with a glass top?
As already stated, the glass top in this thread is not a sunroof which the USDM models received.
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As cool as it is. I think it would be cooler to take a civic si 03 or 04 sunroof and put it in the crx. that way you got a glass top and it moves too so you can open it.
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