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Engine cleany and ant install

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Feb 15, 2009.

  1. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:07 PM
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    Pster

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    Cleaned my 25K mile engine bay this evening and installed a shorty antenna. Going to detail entire truck tomorrow. :D

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  2. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    good job man.............nice and shiny!!

    where in Charlotte do you live? i work over off wilkinson blvd at carolina golf cars.
     
  3. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    I live in South Charlotte off Colony Road, 1 mile north of HWY 51.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    what'd you use to clean it? pressure washer and such or did you get in there and scrub?
     
  5. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 PM
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    rags and hand power. Old school.
     
  6. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:28 PM
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    cool.
     
  7. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    looks good, how is the reception with the shortie?
     
  8. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    The reception is great. I don't notice any degradation around town and when I drive to Atlanta it seems to receive every bit as well as the OEM antenna. This shorty was actually designed for a rooftop Passat mount. I put a rubber washer between the antenna and the truck mount to keep water out of the screw hole. You can just see it in the pic....
     
  9. Feb 15, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    Ghost96Romeo

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  10. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:18 PM
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    Mind tellin me where ou got that antenna?
     
  11. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    Yes, where did you get the antenna? Mine rubs on the garage door when I drive in and out. It will be a serious problem once I lift my truck. ;)
     
  12. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    I found the antenna on Ebay a few years ago. I think it came from a guy in Germany. Not very expensive. I also just bought this oil funnel that that is threaded to screw into the where the oil cap goes....made by Aseenmacher I think. Got tired of my old funnel falling out of the filler hole which is fairly shallow.

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  13. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    Try typing in Passat antenna in Ebay and see what comes up. I'll see if I can find it. It came with several different size dual threaded screws.
     
  14. Feb 15, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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