Thread: Z3 Roadster (E36/7) Roadster Rear Window Replacement
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Old 08-03-2012, 12:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan Brush View Post
Preparing to replace the Roadster rear window. Concerned that by using anything other than an OEM it could negatively effect resale? Also concerned that raising and lowering will cause a maintenance problem on the Emita window? Ideas?
eMiata window shouldn't affect resale if properly installed. It is actually a clearer, more durable material than the OEM. My only beef with it (and why I changed my window installed by a previous owner) is that the canvas trim around the edge kept coming loose, curling up, and looking less than finished.

The best idea I have seen yet for protecting the rear window (OEM or otherwise) is to cut a pool noodle to length, cover it with a towel and insert it in the fold while lowering the top.
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