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Anyone install a '09+ Sat ant on a '08?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by jward2331, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Jan 20, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    jward2331

    jward2331 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    '08 PreRunner SR5 TRD Sport
    Debadged, tinted windows, upper/lower Grillcraft (horns relocated), Hella 500's with HID Mod (55W 5000) behind grill, shorty antenna, WeatherTech side window deflectors, suspension TSB, Westin Signature Nerf bars, JVC KD A-615 Head Unit with Sirius Direct tuner, Blacked out headlights, DTDL Mod (Switch for on/off), Hard Wired GPS, NOKYA Arctic Hyper Yellow Fog lights, Fog lights on anytime Mod, Michelin LTX M/S2 (P265/65R17), Powder coated OEM wheels. LED ANZO tail lights, Weather Tech FloorLiners.
    I want to install a factory looking antenna on my '08 TRD Sport to hook up an aftermarket HU. I wonder if it is cool to install the factory XM antenna?
     
  2. Jan 20, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    4X4_TRD

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    I'm not sure about the factory XM antenna but I installed an aftermarket GPS antenna for my Alpine head unit up near the compass in my Tacoma (behind the headliner) and it works at full reception through the roof. If you're looking for something hidden like I was, that might be worth a shot.
     
  3. Jan 21, 2010 at 4:36 AM
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    jward2331

    jward2331 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    '08 PreRunner SR5 TRD Sport
    Debadged, tinted windows, upper/lower Grillcraft (horns relocated), Hella 500's with HID Mod (55W 5000) behind grill, shorty antenna, WeatherTech side window deflectors, suspension TSB, Westin Signature Nerf bars, JVC KD A-615 Head Unit with Sirius Direct tuner, Blacked out headlights, DTDL Mod (Switch for on/off), Hard Wired GPS, NOKYA Arctic Hyper Yellow Fog lights, Fog lights on anytime Mod, Michelin LTX M/S2 (P265/65R17), Powder coated OEM wheels. LED ANZO tail lights, Weather Tech FloorLiners.
    I don't mind it being visable at all, just don't like the wires showing like I have now.
     
  4. Jan 26, 2010 at 6:47 AM
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    jward2331

    jward2331 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    '08 PreRunner SR5 TRD Sport
    Debadged, tinted windows, upper/lower Grillcraft (horns relocated), Hella 500's with HID Mod (55W 5000) behind grill, shorty antenna, WeatherTech side window deflectors, suspension TSB, Westin Signature Nerf bars, JVC KD A-615 Head Unit with Sirius Direct tuner, Blacked out headlights, DTDL Mod (Switch for on/off), Hard Wired GPS, NOKYA Arctic Hyper Yellow Fog lights, Fog lights on anytime Mod, Michelin LTX M/S2 (P265/65R17), Powder coated OEM wheels. LED ANZO tail lights, Weather Tech FloorLiners.
    bump.... anyone out there?
     
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