Moonroof Alignment - A How To With Pics

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  1. mrecoolgar

    mrecoolgar SHO NUP

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    While having my headlliner out for recovering I decided to re-align the moonroof.
    If your moonroof looks like this.
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    Then your motor will look like this.
    The stop switch (blue) should be centered on the cam indent (orange.
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    Step 1 : Remove two phillips bolts to remove the motor assembly.
    Step 2 : Remove the motor assembly.
    Step 3 : Tap the moonroof switch until the switch centers on the cam.
    Step 4 : Re-install the motor assembly.
    Then your moonroof will look like this.
    [​IMG]
    And your motor will look like this.
    [​IMG]
     
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  2. matty

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    nice thanks i have to pull that on my 89.but more pictures of your car looks shiny:thankyou:
     
  3. 93rev2sev

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    You can just turn the dial(backwards, I think) without removing the motor.

    Put the moonroof in the correct "closed" position and center the dial on the indent by turning it backwards with your fingers.
     
  4. mrecoolgar

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    I never knew that.
    Thanks for the tip.
    I'll have to give it a try.
     
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    Well, I tried to turn the cam by hand.
    It did not work.
    I stand correct that you have to pull the motor.
     
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    Can't you just pull the window crank out of a supercoupe and roll that sucker back?

    :)
     
  7. 93rev2sev

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    I aligned my moonroof not long ago...I guess I forgot I had to take the motor off...I remember moving by hand though...Maybe after it was off?
     
  8. my94sho

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    mrecoolgar, your instructions and pictures came in very handy today and wound up being extremly simple. Thanks.
     

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