I have an 89 Trooper that I've had since new. I'm now going to
restore it to some semblance of its former glory.
I'd like to add a large rag-top sunroof, something like
1. Structural. I'll be cutting through the front roll bar (between
the pillars behind the front doors). Anyone done this? Any
experiences, good or bad? My trooper is used 100% for street driving
at relatively low speeds. I don't anticipate any sort of off-road
experience with it anymore. Since the trooper is a body-on-frame, it
shouldn't really be that bad - but still, I'd like to know if someone
has done this.
2. Installation - the 88-91 body style has very pronounced ribs on
the roof. Anyone install a sunroof of any type in one of these? How
did you deal with the ribs? I figure some kind of caulk or fiberglass
to build up the roof to a flat surface that the sunroof can seal
The end result is for this vehicle to be attractive enough to use as a