broken sunroof angle bracket ?

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broken sunroof angle bracket ?

Post by gazman » Wed 15 May, 2019 5:44 pm

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Re: broken sunroof angle bracket ?

Post by John Green » Wed 15 May, 2019 7:15 pm

gazman wrote:
Wed 15 May, 2019 5:44 pm
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mercedes-Be ... 2749.l2649
$67 cheap as chips
Looks very much like a reproduction to me, could be the bargain of the century or absolute crap (or somewhere in between)

I quoted a customer $900.00 for a genuine one today... :dontknow: :dontknow:
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Re: broken sunroof angle bracket ?

Post by gazman » Wed 15 May, 2019 7:28 pm

Repo for sure. but at $67 as opposed to $900 I'm all for giving it a go
Hardly ever use the sunroof anyway (Wish it didn't have one)
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Re: broken sunroof angle bracket ?

Post by CraigB » Wed 15 May, 2019 11:17 pm

Sold out! With all the trouble these cause I was interested to grab a set at that price and investigate something like filling or bracing with epoxy or something. I just don't think the item is strong enough but granted that there should be regular cleaning and greasing. I have so many cracked sets and had a good go at repairing a set but there is a lot of force on them. Then i bought a whole car and wrecked it, largely for those brackets!!
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Re: broken sunroof angle bracket ?

Post by gazman » Wed 15 May, 2019 11:42 pm

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Genuine-Veg ... 0903.m5276
Here's another set for $75 +$15 postage
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Re: broken sunroof angle bracket ?

Post by John Green » Thu 16 May, 2019 9:50 am

gazman wrote:
Wed 15 May, 2019 7:28 pm
Repo for sure. but at $67 as opposed to $900 I'm all for giving it a go
Hardly ever use the sunroof anyway (Wish it didn't have one)
In this case I agree. Especially if you do your own work. Slightly differant risk if paying someone to fit them and then wind up having to pay again 12 months later when the break.

I am keen to hear from someone who has brought and fitted a set.
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Re: broken sunroof angle bracket ?

Post by gazman » Thu 16 May, 2019 9:38 pm

All being well I'll fit them next time I'm on break
Will report back
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