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Stubby Ebay Antenna

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Aw9d, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. Dec 8, 2011 at 12:48 PM
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    Aw9d

    Aw9d [OP] That one guy

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    I hate how long antennas are so I saw the ebay one that is stubby. Figured it was 9$ shipped so why not. Ordered white with carbon to match my truck.

    Got it in the mail, took longer to cut open the package than install it. Here are some pic's.. It works fine too, haven't had any reception issues here in town.

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  2. Dec 8, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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    On my list of "to do's" ....I wanted a white one too.....hmmmmm
     
  3. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    Sunner

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    Only 9 bucks? This going to get done for sure since I dont even use my radio.
     
  4. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:02 PM
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    thought about getting this one but I figured it would get stolen in a heartbeat


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  5. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    Probably would, doesnt look too good either IMO
     
  6. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:07 PM
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  7. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    Yeah, I just looked at a pic of one on a car....looks shitty!
     
  8. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    Yeah I think you would be way better off getting something low-key like the one OP got. Thats just me though.
     
  9. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:15 PM
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    Really? I don't use my radio much but have been all week driving around, can't notice a diff at all between this and stock. I do live in Phoenix, and my integra doesn't even have an antenna and I still pick up most radio stations.

    Either way, it looks gooood.
     
  10. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:16 PM
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    Any fitment or other issues? How is FM receiption?
     
  11. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:18 PM
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    It comes with adapters and sleeves, don't need the sleeves. Took about 3 seconds to install.. No issues with reception here in Phoenix.
     
  12. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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    I bought that same crap a year ago, reception where I live sucked. Went back to stock and wish I had my $9 back :mad:
     
  13. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:36 PM
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    I wondered bout that but like I said - I hate the radio.....same 10 songs every fuckin hour!!!!!!!

    Unless I need to hear a football, or basketball game , I don't need the radio.

    PLUS I HATE SCRAPING THE ANTENNA WHEN PULLING INTO GARAGE!!!! Annoying.

    I'll just keep stock antenna inside truck just in case.
     
  14. Dec 8, 2011 at 1:49 PM
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    Really Like the White/Carbon stubby... Need to do this... OP, got an ebay link?
     
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    Purchased. Pretty much don't use the radio and stock is too long.
     
  18. Dec 20, 2011 at 8:19 AM
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    Got mine in mail last night. Went to install and doesn't fit. None of the adapters work.
     
  19. Dec 20, 2011 at 9:14 AM
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    So........i took this bitch to the grinder and grind down the shit circled in red:

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    Then it fit, now I need to paint the little chrome plastic piece black under the antenna:


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  20. Dec 20, 2011 at 9:17 AM
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    Odd mine fit perfect out of the box.. How's your reception where you live? I'm still rocking mine and went pretty far out of town, didn't have any issues.
     
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