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For some time I have been aware that small cracks had been growing outwards from the corners of the sunroof, and finally I had the weather and motivation to sort them out...

First task was to liberate a spare section of roof from it's guttering.

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Then mark out what needed doing on the old roof.

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With battle lines drawn, the jigsaw was delicately applied to the roof.

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Then it was a simple task to drop the new roof into place.

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Admittedly, the temporary 'self tap' fixings may need to be sorted out :-)

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The paint on the old roof was a bit too thick to sand straight away, so Elaine stripped it with the air chisel first !

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The lift off roof after a quick blast of matt black.

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