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Old 07-03-2012, 11:39 AM
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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

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Those antennas are four times the price, look silly and kill your reception. I suggest cutting and painting your surrent antenna or buying one similar online. Not the wierd looking style antenna lol
i agree with ya, I totally dont like the look of the bwoody antennas and i most def. dont like the price.. I picked up a cheap one for shits n gigs from pep boys just to try out..it was a rubber one and i knew i wasnt gonna like it but it was only $7.. no big.. reception was actaully good ...but i just didnt like the rubber at all.. looked like a limp prick floppin around on my jeeps hood lol
I found another one on ebay that is like the antennaX one.. so i'm gonna pick up one of those 2.. thanks for all the suggestions guys...
On a side note.. in a few weeks, I'm plasti dippin my wheels.. I'll throw up some pics on a different post in the visual/interior/exterior thread when its done.
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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

$80 for an antenna!? Good God man!
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Got mine from a vendor here.









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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

I bought mine from autozone for $10. Looks just like SevenskaJeepGuy's.
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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

I went with the AntennaX one.. its a 14" black billet
Looks like Svenska's. Its currently in the mail, should be here in a couple of days.

I'll let everyone know how the reception is and I'll post a pic when i get it on.
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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

finally my antenna came in.. the reception is basically the same.. i loose a little on 380 like you, Svenska, but like you said, its in areas where the recption drops off normally with the OEM antenna as well.. so overall, I'm happy bc it looks so much better.. I'll throw a pic up later tonight..
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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

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Those antennas are four times the price, look silly and kill your reception. I suggest cutting and painting your surrent antenna or buying one similar online. Not the wierd looking style antenna lol
I got an ebay one that's 6" and my reception is fine. I think I paid maybe $20 with shipping.
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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

here is the AntennaX antenna, I got it a few weeks ago. Reception is basically the same. was $20 including shipping.
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Re: Suggestions on a shorter antenna?

Check this one out http://www.ebay.com/itm/320967662534...9#ht_500wt_922
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