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View Poll Results: What size antenna is on your Tacoma?
Stock 1,037 69.60%
Aftermarket, 24" or over 15 1.01%
Aftermarket, between 12" and 24" 187 12.55%
Aftermarket, 12" or less 251 16.85%
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Old 01-03-2012, 10:21 AM   #21
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I am curious on the reception of those with stubby antennas, especially the ones from cravenspeed.com. My power antennas just went out and I am going to replace it with a non-powered antenna. I do live in the a major city, so for day to day driving it is not an issue, but for road trips or off-roading...
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Old 01-03-2012, 12:59 PM   #22
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I am curious on the reception of those with stubby antennas, especially the ones from cravenspeed.com. My power antennas just went out and I am going to replace it with a non-powered antenna. I do live in the a major city, so for day to day driving it is not an issue, but for road trips or off-roading...
I've noticed some degradation in some stations with my Cravenspeed, but not on all that I tune in to. Depends on the location around town. I usually listen to other stuff and not over-the-air broadcasts. I keep my stock antenna in the cab so I could swap it out.

The Cravenspeed is a textured solid metal antenna, not flexible. Looks quite nice in my opinion. I may try to do the S2000 mod if I end up listening to more FM in the near future.
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Old 01-03-2012, 01:58 PM   #23
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Anybody tried a "big stick"? Supposed to be better reception than stock... The black one wouldn't be bad.

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Old 01-03-2012, 02:01 PM   #24
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I have the stubby ebay one and in Phoenix it has no issues. I have heard a few people saying in more rural area's it doesn't work so good.
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Old 01-03-2012, 03:54 PM   #25
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I have a black stubby antenna on mine. I believe its a 13 inch. I got rid of the stock one cause it kept hitting my garage door whenever I pulled the truck in or out cause of my lift. Here is an older picture of my truck with it on.

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Old 01-03-2012, 04:01 PM   #26
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:10 PM   #27
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I wouldn't recommend anything shorter than 13 inches as reception is really degraded. That has been our experience over the past 10 years in business and is why we dont sell anything shorter than 13 inches.
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:23 PM   #29
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:39 PM   #30
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:41 PM   #31
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I wouldn't recommend anything shorter than 13 inches as reception is really degraded. That has been our experience over the past 10 years in business and is why we dont sell anything shorter than 13 inches.
I just ordered my 13 inch antenna...cant wait...after 1 antenna loss in the carwash and another from stupidness...
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Old 01-03-2012, 04:42 PM   #32
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Yep I just pulled the ball off the end and cut it down. then put the ball back on and rattle canned it. Still good reception now I don't hit it on branches and other shiz
Nice! That thought never even crossed my mind. I will have to do this.
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Old 01-03-2012, 06:45 PM   #33
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Going to the stubby. Mine always works loose.

mine too, drives me crazy
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:05 PM   #34
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Going to have to get a new one
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Old 01-04-2012, 05:52 PM   #35
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Old 01-04-2012, 06:21 PM   #36
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I was going to go with a billet powdercoated 6" stubby, but after looking into it I may get a 12-13" flexible antenna. They still look good and will be more durable and less taxing on the base than the solid steel one...
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Old 01-04-2012, 07:45 PM   #39
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