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glassworks fenders with antenna

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by HAWAIICALIVEGAZ, Apr 28, 2012.

  1. Apr 28, 2012 at 4:44 PM
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    HAWAIICALIVEGAZ

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    I still want to run the antenna like factory instead of tie it up under the fender. Has anyone already this and have pics? I'm sure its not to common but would still like to do it non the less... thanks

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  2. Apr 29, 2012 at 2:32 PM
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  3. Apr 29, 2012 at 2:32 PM
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    anthony250f

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    you could mount the antenna in the bed then run a wire to the radio
     
  4. Apr 29, 2012 at 2:34 PM
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    Ask Imsikotic. His is the stock antennae and fiber glass front fenders...
     
  5. Apr 29, 2012 at 2:53 PM
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    I'll pm him... thanks!
     
  6. Apr 29, 2012 at 2:59 PM
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    Maybe try relentless fab bracket that bolts to good hinge
     
  7. Apr 29, 2012 at 3:52 PM
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    Just get an aftermarket antenna that mounts to the very top of the windshield.

    I ran two on some other vehicles I had. Just unplug factory antenna run new wire from back of head unit to front pillar and antenna sticks top inside top of window where the dot matrix is. Not seen and radio reception is no problem.

    Only down side is they are typically FM only. Cheap and easy to install.

    http://www.amazon.com/NEEWER®-Windshield-Mount-Electronic-Antenna/dp/B005TDESB0

    http://www.amazon.com/Windshield-Mount-Electronic-Radio-Antenna/dp/B005GNWBOE
     
  8. Apr 29, 2012 at 4:17 PM
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    I'm not trying to hide it... I want to mount it on the fender but the curves are different.
     
  9. Apr 29, 2012 at 5:43 PM
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    I would not want to dick with the fiberglass personally. You must make a good mount to hold it in place or else the wind and vibes will crack the fiberglass. That would be my reason
     
  10. Apr 29, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    relentless mount ImageUploadedByTapatalk1335747229.717814.jpg
     
  11. Apr 29, 2012 at 6:05 PM
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    Picture is kind of far away but here you go, hope it helps

    [​IMG]
     
  12. Apr 29, 2012 at 6:07 PM
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    we just turned the mount and tucked it up underneath.
    no issues with reception at all.
     
  13. Apr 30, 2012 at 8:46 AM
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    That actually looks pretty good TacoV... Any issues with anything at all? Cracking or anything? Is the contour about the same?
     
  14. May 2, 2012 at 9:50 PM
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    Thank you, no cracking and i've hit some stuff pretty fast with it lol. it mounts pretty much same as stock other then its leans a little towards the passenger side and not exactly straight up and down.
     
  15. May 3, 2012 at 6:53 PM
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    Oh really? Could it be mounted a little higher to make it stand up right?
     
  16. May 4, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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    I think so, i bought mine used and just used the one the other guy did.
     
  17. May 4, 2012 at 3:21 PM
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    oh gotchya... mine are new and never installed yet so hopefully I get it right the first time LOL
     
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