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Old 02-12-2013, 08:05 PM   #11
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T1R stubby antenna from aj-racing in Vancouver works too!
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:16 PM   #12
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any pics?
Not yet, I will try later this week or weekend to take some.
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:34 AM   #13
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I have noticed when i drive out in the country (i live in superior and drive to LaCrosse and there is nothing for a couple hundred miles, NOT flat land up here either) i lost a few channels but nothing that would make me upset or switch back...
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No issues all the way to work, golden!
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Torque 1 from Horsepower Freaks. No problem whatsoever; moved it from my 2011 Focus to my 2013.
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Does anyone know of an antenna that would increase reception? My Focus AM reception is not as good as that of my Taurus X. The talk station I listen too fades when I get near work, but I drive my wife's TX, it holds the staion longer.
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I need to get a few more of the stock antennae yous mkIII guys came with... I adapted my mkI with your 'stubby'!
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:58 AM   #18
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Does anyone know of an antenna that would increase reception? My Focus AM reception is not as good as that of my Taurus X. The talk station I listen too fades when I get near work, but I drive my wife's TX, it holds the staion longer.
You might try your dealer, here's a service bulletin that was posted a few weeks back

5599 - 2011-2013 Multiple Vehicle Lines - Poor AM Reception
Some 2011-2013 Explorer / Fiesta, 2012-2013 Focus, 2013 Flex may exhibit poor AM radio reception with no FM or satellite reception concerns. Review Owner Guide, Entertainment System, Radio Reception Factors for a description of characteristi c radio reception influences. Follow Workshop Manual section 415-00, pin point t est "A" to diagnose AM reception concerns. Service inventories have been updated with a revised antenna assembly (18936). Use existing service labor operations for antenna diagnostics and replacement.
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My reception is not poor, just slightly inferior to my wifes car. Do you think this still affects me?

I looked up the antena part number and itwas different: 18813
http://www.fordparts.com/Commerce/Pa...rd&model=Focus
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