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Newbie antenna question

I've been reading the threads for a while, but never posted. I recently purchased a stubby antenna on ebay. It came with 4 inserts but none seem to fit the hole in my 2005 WK. I have found that the antenna insert is 5mm and the jeep hole is 1/4 20. Has anyone else had this problem? if so, how did you fix it?
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Re: Newbie antenna question

one of my inserts fit perfectly
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Old 05-09-2010, 12:44 AM
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Re: Newbie antenna question

Its weird. They all are too small.
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Re: Newbie antenna question

here is a link to the one I bought...I got the 6" spear and have had it over a year with no issues. it is solid and was a great buy IMO

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Jeep-...#ht_1632wt_935
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Re: Newbie antenna question

if you contact the seller, usually they have anothe radapter they can send you. I had this happen on one ebay antenna.

on another I just drilled and tapped the antenna to hold 1/4-20 then cut the end of a bolt and viola.......
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Re: Newbie antenna question

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if you contact the seller, usually they have anothe radapter they can send you. I had this happen on one ebay antenna.

on another I just drilled and tapped the antenna to hold 1/4-20 then cut the end of a bolt and viola.......
I may have to try drilling and tapping. or using a die set and making my own adapter.
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Re: Newbie antenna question

I did drill out the antenna and re-tap it to 1/4 20. Worked Great! Here are some pics. I have the link if antone wants it.

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