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XM Radio Antenna is too long

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by KingMoo, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Mar 31, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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    KingMoo

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    Has anyone modded their antenna to either hide it or shorten it? Mine is hitting parking garage ceilings...
     
  2. Mar 31, 2011 at 10:17 AM
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    You must be talking about the regular antenna. The satellite antenna has got to be less than 1" high. Search stubby antenna or short antenna.
     
  3. Mar 31, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    I just assumed it was for XM radio. Most vehicles I see these days don't have an antenna at all for regular radio...
     
  4. Mar 31, 2011 at 12:15 PM
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    The big one sticking up on the right side fender is for the AM/FM radio. If you look on top of the cab, center right above the 3rd brake light, that's the satellite radio antenna.
     
  5. Mar 31, 2011 at 1:01 PM
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    You can shorten the stock antenna or buy one that is already shortened. Of if you want to be really lazy and cheap, and you listen to XM only, remove the AM/FM antenna completely.
     
  6. Apr 1, 2011 at 4:16 PM
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    They still broadcast AM/FM radio? :cool:
     
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