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IngotMK3 02-12-2013 12:00 PM

Short antenna -
 
Anyone upgrade to a short antenna yet? Any radio reception lost?


I just got mine in and will test it out later today.

cjanderson629 02-12-2013 12:05 PM

I upgraded to the Sick Speed short antenna last year. The only reception I lost was in my garage.

IngotMK3 02-12-2013 01:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cjanderson629 (Post 4584675)
I upgraded to the Sick Speed short antenna last year. The only reception I lost was in my garage.

Good to know, I will report back with my results.

Touring05 02-12-2013 02:02 PM

I have one but I haven't noticed a difference in radio reception. I live in the city though.

IngotMK3 02-12-2013 06:12 PM

Installed mine after dinner, so good so far.

RAF_S197 02-12-2013 06:46 PM

Which shorty antenna's are you guys going with?

IngotMK3 02-12-2013 07:22 PM

I went with the ECS Billet Aluminum Antenna "Sharan" Style, they are for VW's but have the same thread so they fit.

RAF_S197 02-12-2013 07:24 PM

Hmmm I wonder if the ones for newer style mustangs are the same?

mainest 02-12-2013 07:34 PM

If you live in or near the FM transmitter towers, no worries. If you don't have mountains or forests between you and the towers, OK. If you live in the sticks like I do, you won't be happy. My SVT came with an exquisite shorty antenna, and on the trip from Tulsa, where we bought the car (thanks Barry), home to eastern Maine, it was obvious that FM reception was going to be an issue. I sold the shorty, ironically to an FJ member near Tulsa, and replaced it with a new, stock antenna mast. Problem solved.
CaysE has installed one of these: http://www.tunetrapper.com/catalog/i...12/8661938.htm.
Good luck.

AeR0_84 02-12-2013 08:05 PM

any pics?


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