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What antenna do you have on your Tacoma?

View Poll Results: What size antenna is on your Tacoma?
Stock 1,035 69.60%
Aftermarket, 24" or over 15 1.01%
Aftermarket, between 12" and 24" 187 12.58%
Aftermarket, 12" or less 250 16.81%
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Old 01-04-2012, 10:15 PM   #41
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Anyone know where to get an antenna cable/mount? After installing fiberglass fenders I don't want to drill into those for my antenna. I just want to unplug the stock cable and run a new one out to my bedrail against the cab.
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:16 AM   #42
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Stay away from the stubby antennas( less than 12" ). Reception is shit on all of them regardles of what the manufacturer states. I have the stock antenna on my truck. If it ever breaks off then I will get a shorter than oem antenna
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:46 AM   #43
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Stay away from the stubby antennas( less than 12" ). Reception is shit on all of them regardles of what the manufacturer states. I have the stock antenna on my truck. If it ever breaks off then I will get a shorter than oem antenna
No issues on mine at all. I live in a major city, never had a single cut out yet.
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:25 PM   #45
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check out this option we sell:

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Old 01-05-2012, 08:42 PM   #46
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Only you guys notice your antennas, nobody else does. Those stubby antennas will decrease your reception. You only don't notice because radio station transmitters are high powered and located in key areas. Drive into a rural area and you will have high SNR
Trust me on this, I have a couple of antennas

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Old 01-05-2012, 09:32 PM   #48
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Cravenspeed Stubby FTW.
Me likey that one!
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Old 01-06-2012, 06:00 AM   #49
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Me likey that one!
u should get one! haha. they changed them a bit since i got it, supposedly it was an improvement in the coating or something liddat. but mines still cherry 3 ish years later.

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No issues on mine at all. I live in a major city, never had a single cut out yet.
when i was by my house, in a valley, some of the weaker stations wouldn't catch or would sound terrible. as soon as I would start to leave the valley the reception was about the same as stock. honestly, it's common sense. shorter antennae are going to have worse reception. this is much more of a cosmetic mod than a functional one. however, the loss was less than I had expected, and I was able to live with it. Now, IDGAF cuz i no more one analog radio lmao.
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Old 01-06-2012, 12:04 PM   #51
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I have done candy bar antennas and hidden them behind the dash before. That might be an option.
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Old 01-07-2012, 07:11 PM   #52
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Today I have one of those little stubby ones. Tomorrow I'm taking it off and putting a slightly chopped version of the stock one back on. Reception sucks with this thing.
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Old 01-07-2012, 07:53 PM   #53
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Old 01-08-2012, 01:03 AM   #54
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I got a stubby one mainly cuz i like the way it looks and i dont need it for reception purposes cuz i listen to Sirius XM
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Old 01-08-2012, 01:30 PM   #55
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Going to the stubby. Mine always works loose.
Mine was always loose also. I nicked the second last thread on the antenna and reinstalled. It has not come loose since then.
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:12 PM   #56
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anyone know where to get an adapter to get the antenna to lay at 45* towards the window or even 90* (horizontal)? they make them for cbs but i wondered about antennas...
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Old 01-21-2012, 12:13 PM   #58
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I got mine from Autozone. 13 inch Raptor brand $ 9.99 my friend who works there is always replacing his. The wife keeps losing them in car washes. His advice to me was to stay away from the rubber antennas their reception is not as good as steel.
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Old 01-22-2012, 04:05 PM   #59
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I'm so use to seeing my stock one. When I look at the pics of your guys stubbys, it makes me think yours is broken when its not.
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Old 01-22-2012, 04:14 PM   #60
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took my antenna off, keep it behind the seat for a weapon. Sattelite radio is the way to go
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