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Old 12.01.2009, 22:26
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How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

wow...I spent quite an amazing amount of time for only 2mm. The Autobahnvignette is one of those classic stickers that fall apart...does anybody have a good tip for getting the old one off?
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

Steam from a kettle and an ice scraper?
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Old 12.01.2009, 22:32
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

From the outside, heat the area of the window using a hair dryer or
hot-air pistol (don't let it get too hot!). Flake it away using a knife.
The residue is easily washed away using paper towel and window
cleaner.
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Old 12.01.2009, 22:36
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

Some tips here:

Car Vignette for 2009
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Old 12.01.2009, 22:36
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

Having done it yesterday the blood behind my fingernails tell me I'm not the one to ask. White spirit gets rid of the residue in seconds.
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Old 12.01.2009, 22:48
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

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wow...I spent quite an amazing amount of time for only 2mm. The Autobahnvignette is one of those classic stickers that fall apart...does anybody have a good tip for getting the old one off?
Introduce it to a hot young Autobahvignette!
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Old 12.01.2009, 23:02
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

I thought it is obvious, after all we are in Switzerland: The Migros has a Vignette removal kit in their seasonal offerings (at least they had last year and this means you can bet on it being on the same shelf now again.)...
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Old 12.01.2009, 23:08
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

Hot breath, hot tongue and sharp teeth LOL

If that doesn`t work follow Nathus link
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

Most Swiss buy a new car instead of removing the old vignette...
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Old 12.01.2009, 23:19
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When all else fails, use force to remove them...



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When all else fails, use force to remove them...

You were only supposed to blow the bloody doors off!
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

hahahaha, fantastic, I actually do believe the story with the M-removal kit
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

As it's -9 here in the heaving metropolis that is Mettmenstetten and way to cold to cock about with stickers., and the US smart missile method seems a little excessive..... and I can't find a blue flag to identify my car anyway. Do you have to remove the old one? I've stuck the 09 vignette above the 08, or is that likely to land me in the stocks.
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

I don't think you're supposed to ... but we have 3 vignettes living happily side-by-side next to an Austrian cousin or 2 ... frequent border crossings have not yielded negative feedback from Swissie authorities.

One day I will raid the kitchen, take the glass cooktop cleaning knife thingy, and go to town.

Or buy a new car.
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

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Or buy a new car.
or at least a new windscreen ...
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

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wow...I spent quite an amazing amount of time for only 2mm. The Autobahnvignette is one of those classic stickers that fall apart...does anybody have a good tip for getting the old one off?
My post office sells a kit to remove it for Fr 8
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

I just love Switzerland!!!
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

I can attest to the fact that a hairdryer to remove the vignette works quiet well, I also used some kleberentferner to remove the rest of the glue, cleaned the window and stuck on the new vignette...

But really, the hairdryer worked much better than I expected...
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Old 02.01.2010, 14:51
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

A cigarette lighter & your thumb works fine but don't over heat!
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Re: How to get the old Autobahnvignette off?

oh gosh, thanks for the reminder i need the 2010 one!
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