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Stubby Antenna pics

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by StormTrooper, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:02 PM
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    StormTrooper

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    Just put it on.. i love it.

    The reception is great

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  2. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:08 PM
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    doodle_cakes

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    oo I like that
     
  3. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    where'd you get that from? looks good.
     
  4. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    http://www.cravenspeed.com/index.php?productID=215

    Cheap, and very fast shipping! Yeah i have the JVC KD-R300 head unit with the AUX input...
     
  5. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    Also.. took mere seconds to install.. great product
     
  6. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:13 PM
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    The bullet doesnt look to good to me, but if you like it... goodluck with it! anythings better than those huge ugly long stock ones haha
     
  7. Feb 25, 2010 at 4:39 PM
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    Kansas_SR5

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    I took a broken one from work drilled and tapped it and put a small threaded stud in it and it works great. I cut it down to 12 inches. I just have to paint it black.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2010 at 5:09 PM
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    Looks GREAT!! how is the reception? I live quite rural so I have been hesitant, but I would really like to exchange for one like that, even a little taller would be OK, Doc
     
  9. Feb 25, 2010 at 5:13 PM
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    I had one and the reception was junk
    Had to go to a 13 inch steel shorty
     
  10. Feb 25, 2010 at 6:43 PM
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    Reception is actually really good
     
  11. Feb 25, 2010 at 6:47 PM
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    LOL, i thought you said it was cheap, they want almost $30 shipped. Anyways that looks awesome and I wish mine looked that good, but then again mine only cost $8. However in hindsight I would have bought yours since it looks so nice.
     
  12. Feb 25, 2010 at 6:53 PM
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    Honda s2k antenna is the best for this
     
  13. Feb 25, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    Get ready for 1/2 you normal reception. I sent mine back. Looks cool though.
     
  14. Feb 25, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    I have the same antenna and love the look however reception is now spotty. I rarely listen to regular radio as I listen to my CDs or I don't turn on radio at all. Looks great OP.
     
  15. Mar 24, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    Paul's TRD

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    that's a little ass antenna. Well now that you got your antenna out and under the way, your cab is too tall now to clear anything that your antenna will.
     
  16. Mar 24, 2011 at 2:04 PM
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    Apparently the best mod was using the antenna from the Scion TC. It is only 16" long and has to be slightly modified but looks the best. Search it here for pics that I posted a little while ago.
     
  17. Mar 24, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    Interesting, am i the only one who uses their antenna as a feeler gauge to how close they are to hitting overhead beams in parking garages?
     
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  18. Mar 27, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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    Update.. the antennas reception BLOWS, but i never listen to the radio anyways.. and wow, cant believe i had chrome wiper blades.. i guess everyone has ONE ricey mod, even if just for a week lol
     
  19. Mar 27, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    nope, just you bro










    :p
     
  20. Mar 27, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    chrome isn't ricey. its more mexican style. lol
     
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