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What is this in the roof

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What is this in the roof

Post by CSDentonTX » Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:30 pm

1995 960 Sedan. These things are in the back of the roof inside near the back window.
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What are they. I saw a video on YouTube where the prime minister of Sweden had a 960 with a shade in the back that clipped in there with a roller at the bottom, sort of like a reverse roll-up window shade. Is that the only purpose? Were those sold as optional accessories?

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Re: What is this in the roof

Post by June » Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:42 pm

The rear window sunshade was electric on mine. It did not need any fastening. June
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Re: What is this in the roof

Post by jimmy57 » Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:52 pm

Those hold the headliner in, at least in part.



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Re: What is this in the roof

Post by CSDentonTX » Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:01 pm

I was speculating that they might be part of the top tether of a LATCH type system for child car seats, but they don't look like any I've seen before.


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Re: What is this in the roof

Post by June » Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:18 pm

They might be mounts to keep the headliner from sagging? Definitely not part of a child seat. June


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1989 740 GLT ordered
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1998 S90 ordered totalled after 3 weeks
1998 V70 GT dealer stock car
2002 S80 T6 ordered totalled
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