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Old 03-09-2012, 07:27 PM
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

How's this? I call it Antenna Nipple....



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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

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Just keep OE unless you have a roof rack that interferes. I don't see the point in sharkfin either. I actually like the OE one the best.
When I ordered my GC, I figured 2 things I would change was the roof antenna and the chrome piece over the license plate on the liftgate. Since I took delivery, it's been 3 over months now, I don't even notice them any longer.
The stock parts look fine to me.
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

CravenSpeed who makes the stubbie sent me this pic, it's on the JGC

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Old 03-09-2012, 09:11 PM
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

How about just put a bolt in it, or no antenna at all. I wonder if water can get down in there and rust if it's not covered. You should see if you get reception with the whip out. I still think the shark fin looks great, especially on mineral gray...shark color.
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

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How about just put a bolt in it, or no antenna at all. I wonder if water can get down in there and rust if it's not covered. You should see if you get reception with the whip out. I still think the shark fin looks great, especially on mineral gray...shark color.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:11 PM
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

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How about just put a bolt in it, or no antenna at all. I wonder if water can get down in there and rust if it's not covered. You should see if you get reception with the whip out. I still think the shark fin looks great, especially on mineral gray...shark color.
Yes it does work.
I took mine off and forgot to put it back(it was off for almost a week) and I did not notice a difference in reception FM or satellite.
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Old 03-13-2012, 07:37 PM
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

just ordered it today, got a 5% discount also - i figure reception can't be that bad since it's on top of the roof?
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

so i got it today and it doesn't properly mount to the base, there's an 1/8" - its probably going back.



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Old 03-16-2012, 05:13 PM
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

Looks good though, test the reception?
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Old 03-16-2012, 05:21 PM
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

Could you just put a rubber o-ring on there to fill the gap? (that's what she said)
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Re: Stubbie Antenna replacement

That's not a bad looking stubbie there...

And if the reception is not compromised, then it's a decent alternative to a shark fin.

I agree with HEMI Army that a visit to the hardware store plumbing dept. for the right size black hose or faucet washer can fill that gap nicely.
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