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Old 03-06-2008, 02:10 PM   #1
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Does anyone have a good idea how to remove the antenna off the back window.I am not going to use the on- star and cant stand the way it looks.Thank Dave
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Often this is done with a razor blade scraper. You have to be extremely careful because you can scratch the glass. If you do this, be especially careful on the inside because if you slip you may damage one or more of your defrost lines.

You should then be able to clean off any residue with some isopropyl alcohol.
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Often this is done with a razor blade scraper. You have to be extremely careful because you can scratch the glass. If you do this, be especially careful on the inside because if you slip you may damage one or more of your defrost lines.

You should then be able to clean off any residue with some isopropyl alcohol.
Thanks that was the only thing that I could think of also.The good thing is the defogger lines are above it and below it.I am going to heat it up with a hairdrier b4 also.
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Another option is to use dental floss to remove it, after some gentle heating.
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Another option is to use dental floss to remove it, after some gentle heating.
Does it work prety good?I take it put a pair of gloves on and wrap it around your fingers and pull through it.Did you do it?
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I don't have OnStar, so no - I have not done it. I have heard of many having success using that method for anything from removing the spoiler, to the on glass antenna such as you have. Gloves would be a good idea, wrap it around the fingers, as you said, and then use a sawing motion, back and forth and it should work its way through. Then you can use the alcohol, or some "Goo-Gone" to remove what is left behind.
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I don't have OnStar, so no - I have not done it. I have heard of many having success using that method for anything from removing the spoiler, to the on glass antenna such as you have. Gloves would be a good idea, wrap it around the fingers, as you said, and then use a sawing motion, back and forth and it should work its way through. Then you can use the alcohol, or some "Goo-Gone" to remove what is left behind.
Thank you I think I am going to try that first..
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When you get the antenna off I need one myself
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I took mine off the week I bought the car. Popped it off the glass with a flat head, then heated up the goo and scraped it off with a razor blade.
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