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Shorty antenna?

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by jwhelan, Apr 2, 2010.

  1. Apr 2, 2010 at 8:34 PM
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    jwhelan

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    Who has one where did you get it? pics? how do they compare to stock?
     
  2. Apr 2, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    ninety8taco

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    i got mine from pep boys, cost like $12 bucks

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  3. Apr 28, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    Experience_Life

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    LOVE mine!

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    No problem w/ reception & cheap!;)
     
  4. Apr 28, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    Creel

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    Where did you purchase it?
     
  5. Apr 28, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    tacomakid89

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    AntennaX. Check out my build to see the pic. Only like 15 bucks I think and I like it.
     
  6. Apr 28, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    beetlejuice2275

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    gonna get my hands on the s2k antenna soon. or just gonna steal it off my friends

    hehehehehehe
     
  7. Jan 11, 2011 at 5:37 PM
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    brianh

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    I have the same one a sthe first pic on this thread. I got it at Auto Zone. Works great. Think it was 5.99.
     
  8. Jan 11, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    Derpy Derek

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    I also have AntennaX, the reception is equal to the stock antenna. I'd suggest AntennaX.
     
  9. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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    pyro13g

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    I Love mine, i got it from Antenna Xperts

    Before:
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    After:
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    The Kit:
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    I Love it, the reception quality is just as good if not better! The difference is quite noticeable especially if you do any wheelin... I hated the old Whip getting in the way of all the branches.
     
  10. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    stunt man hans

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    i have the same one on my truck and the reception blows. i need one that is flexible and if i had my druthers made from some type of rubber or at least coated in it. and obviously shorter than the original while retaining the reception quality.
     
  11. Jan 22, 2011 at 10:37 PM
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    rbeezy

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    ShortyAntennaSource.com

    you can choose between an 8" or a 14". keeps factory reception and looks good too
     
  12. Jan 23, 2011 at 11:50 AM
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    stunt man hans

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    Cool thanks I'm going to look into that.
     
  13. Jan 23, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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    COACHPPARK

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    I got my shorty at Auto zone was 12bucks great reception........
     
  14. Jan 24, 2011 at 5:50 AM
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    Truckn4life

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    I have a smaller one than thoose ^^. Bought at AutoZone. The first few inches are wrapped around like a spring so that it can bend when you hit things off road. prob would have snapped off a few by now. you can see it in profile pics.

    downside is reception defn is not as good as tall antenna. loose signal going through mountains but fine in flat and hilly areas.

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