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BMW Shark Fin Antenna Cover Removal

August 31, 2010

car year: 2008 car model: 328Xi Sedan How do I remove the shark fin antenna cover without damaging the roof top paint?

The “shark fin” antenna outer cover is glued to the roof. Some of the typical removal techniques involve using a heat gun to soften the glue (be careful of overheating the paint) and carefully prying up on the base of the cover with a plastic pry tool (protecting the roof paint with a cloth) and then cutting the adhesive with a razor knife.

Non-Marring pry tools:

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  1. Mal Scull permalink

    Try using fishing line, use it like a cheese cutter in a sawing action.

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