Originally Posted by eibyer
Thanks for the info! It looks like if I need to add anything other than just FM radio then a new antenna would be needed. I assumed there was an adapter of some sort
Anyways, I read an install done by a member on JF and he said he mounted the GPS antenna on top of the HU. I'm wondering, on top of it while under the dash?? I sent him a message but the last activity was April, no reply. Sigh
I saw that thread about placing the antenna on top of the HU.
This is only semi related, but I have a GPS speedo in my '67 and I tried mounting the reciever/sender under the dash and the metal dash blocked the signal most of the time. I was eventually able to mount it under the dash where there used to be a center channel speaker so it could "see" the signal through the grates better.
I would not mount an antenna under the dash. Too much stuff to get in the way.
Here's a pic I found on a Dodge forum. It looks like they mounted the GPS and Sirius antennas on top of the metal dash, but under the padded dash cover. I don't know what our dash boards look like underneath, but this would be a nice clean option: