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Big roof swap question.

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is it a way to swap my 2009 fiberglass fortwo top to a tinted lexan ( like on high end model )

im looking for a salvage smart for parts, and at firts sight it seen possible at low cost.

thanks.

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I swap my "stock" (Pure model) roof for the panoramic one (Pulse and Passion) with no problem, direct fit, install like windshield with glow. 450 Diesel Smart.

Maybe it is the same thing for the 451 ?

My pictures on Evilution : http://www.evilution.co.uk/index.php?menu=exterior&mod=456

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I swap my "stock" (Pure model) roof for the panoramic one (Pulse and Passion) with no problem, direct fit, install like windshield with glow. 450 Diesel Smart.

Maybe it is the same thing for the 451 ?

realy ...great !!! i will search for that tomorrow morning.

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The roof on a 451 is glued in place and is made of polycarbonate. I'm not sure if it would survive an attempt to remove it from a donor vehicle.

The polycarbonate "crazes" with time and eventually looks sparkly. Lots of people complain about it ... I don't care.

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I have had my roof blow off at highway speeds and the roof was virtually undamaged sitting in the ditch. So removal might not be an issue. Though removal of the old sealant, that is on the donor roof, might be a challenge.

Take a look at a used smart roof to get an idea of the crazing problem I am on my third roof right now and they have all crazed after a year or so. I have tried no wax, no harsh chemical cleaners etc. and I have accepted that it will just craze.

If you replace your roof. Follow the installation directions completely. !!

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