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Hot outside as I was entering the car I placed a water botter on top of the sunroof. Normal 750ml bottle. Sunroof shatters!! Anybody hear of such a thing happening? Luckily the sunshade was closed so just had to clean up the glass. Anybody hear of such a thing happening?<br>
 

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Re: Sunroof shatters (Toronto1)

Sorry to hear that. The sun beating down on the dark tinted sunroof glass got it very warm and the cold water bottle on it was too much of a sudden shock, causing it to break.<p>I've heard of winter hot water car washes breaking windshields and sunroofs too.<p>I've broke a glass once when I once poured boiling hot water into it.
 

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Tronto, you're going to have to buy an entire sunroof...don't think they can just replace the glass. I took mine apart a few months ago to work on a rusting frame and it's attached to the glass. You might try <A HREF="http://www.erievovo.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.erievovo.com</A> for a used sunroof glass piece. Good luck and hate to hear this for you.
 

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Salvage yard. 6 torx bolts hold the glass to the sunroof track. <br>A very simple replacement. Hardest part is setting the fully closed flushness of the glass to the car sheetmetal.<br>Remember, the front of the sunroof should always be a TINY bit BELOW the car sheetmetal, and the rear of the sunroof, (the part that tilts up) should always be a TINY bit above the car sheetmetal. When I say tiny bit, I mean a tiny bit. Less than this much ---> ||<br>This allows for less windnoise. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Here is what it looks like.<p><A HREF="http://img141.imageshack.us/my.php?image=img5622yo4.jpg" TARGET="_blank">http://img141.imageshack.us/my...4.jpg</A> <br>
 

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Re: (300+_T5R_855)

I will sell the whole unit or just the glass.<p> <IMG SRC="http://www.area510.net/images/2728.jpg" BORDER="0"> <p><br> <IMG SRC="http://www.area510.net/images/2729.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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Managed to source a full unit for $350 CDN and 250 for install. <p>Thanks for the offer. Original volvo part was $960 CDN + install.
 

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We tried a glass from an 850. Did not fit. it's a c70. Reason price is so high is because it's hard to find. The reason I posted on this board was that the C shared a lot w/ the 850. Thought users may want to know of this.<p>
 

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I don't know if anyone is still checking out this link but I have some news from my tint guys. They tinted my 850 Turbo and would not tint the sunroof because they said the tint would actually shatter the sunroof due to its expansion and contraction. They explained that the glass in the sunroof is not tempered the way that the rest of the windows are.<p>Just my $.02 worth
 

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same thing when a person tries to melt ice off of their windshield using hot water <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vortexmediagroup.com/images/banghead.gif" BORDER="0"><p>surprisingly people still do it.
 
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