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Question Changing Espace Tailgate... Easy?

On Monday I closed the tailgate window on my 1999 Grand Espace 3.0 and a few seconds later the glass shattered. A strut had popped out and hit the glass. An hour and several deep cuts later the glass was removed and a nice blue check shower curtain was taped into place. At the time I was packing up the car to drive home from our family holiday in Normandy!! 348 miles later I have made it home with shower curtain still in place! Two questions guys...

1) Are all Espace tailgates from this year the same - i.e. Espace Vs Grand Espace? So can I buy any 1999 Espace tailgate to fit?

2) Anybody fitted one before? Is it fittable with a mate?


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Iam sorry i haven't fitted one before but iam sure there will be somebody about that might have??? but to be honest i don't think its no big job as long as you have all the stuff from the old glass to transfer over to the new glass unless you are buying second hand glass one with it all in place?? although the key lock won't work that will need to be changed over,

I think iam right in saying that all the rear split windows on grand espace's or normal espace of the same year are the same so i hope this helps all the best Donald
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Can't you just claim on your insurance - shouldn't effect no claims bonus.

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