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Old 02-14-2013, 07:28 PM   #41
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FYI, this thing is JUNK! I bought one, I couldn't even pick up static with it. Save your money for a different one.
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Actually I tested mine out this weekend while I was working on my iPod, didnt sound that bad to me. I could pick up all the channels and had good clarity with very little static. maybe it depends on where you are in relation to the stations. Anchorage has probably got all of our stations antennas transmitting no more than 20 miles at any given point. Which I assume is fairly close.
No issues with mine either. I have the exact same one. I love it!
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:35 PM   #42
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No issues with mine either. I have the exact same one. I love it!
Same, just put it on today. A tiny static, but it wasn't bad. I use my iPhone for all music though so it doesn't bother me. I have my (slightly) trimmed OEM antenna under my back seat if I really need to listen to radio in an emergency.



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Old 02-15-2013, 01:06 PM   #44
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Well after receiving and testing my shorty TRD antenna it isn't good in my area. I listen to the radio alot and there was way too much static. Also while driving from Cleveland Ohio to Kalmazoo Michigan last weekend it was nearly impossible to pick up radio stations without searching again in 15min. I'm going to put in the stocker and then get another antennex.
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:11 PM   #45
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Same, just put it on today. A tiny static, but it wasn't bad. I use my iPhone for all music though so it doesn't bother me. I have my (slightly) trimmed OEM antenna under my back seat if I really need to listen to radio in an emergency.



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You must have the same one I do from Ebay!! It sucks anywhere that isnt wide open above you period and doesnt pick up stations from a distance either. Wait about a month and all the black except the carbon fiber will turn copper colored too!! Also, yours did the same as mine the bottom little round piece isnt flush with the rest of it.
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:12 PM   #46
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we sell alot of our antennas to Tacoma owners, thanks everyone for the positive reviews!!
Im ordering one in a week or so
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:17 PM   #47
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anyone else with this trd antenna that experienced some major fading on the black part of it!? im now rockin a carbon fiber with bronze antenna haha
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Old 02-15-2013, 01:21 PM   #48
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anyone else with this trd antenna that experienced some major fading on the black part of it!? im now rockin a carbon fiber with bronze antenna haha
MEEEEEEEE going w/ antenna x billet in a week or so!!
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You must have the same one I do from Ebay!! It sucks anywhere that isnt wide open above you period and doesnt pick up stations from a distance either. Wait about a month and all the black except the carbon fiber will turn copper colored too!! Also, yours did the same as mine the bottom little round piece isnt flush with the rest of it.
How much discoloring is there? Can you post a picture of yours if it is doing that? I'll see how it does, and I can just paint it if it discolors I guess.

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How much discoloring is there? Can you post a picture of yours if it is doing that? I'll see how it does, and I can just paint it if it discolors I guess.

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Ill post a pic sometime tomorrow if I have a chance. Its all discolored except the carbon fiber plastic part.
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Has anyone ever thought of doing a complete covert antenna? They make them for the hot rods and classic cars. I will have to find a link. But then you could shave the antenna base right out all together. A lot more work but an option. Something like this-

http://www.classicchevy.com/chevy-hi...1955-1957.html
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