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Old 03-06-2013, 08:26 PM   #31
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Old 03-06-2013, 09:20 PM   #32
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just installed mine tonight.. I bought this one

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Ill see if I notice any difference on the way to work tomorrow. If I get a chance to wash my car tomorrow Ill post pics also.
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Old 03-06-2013, 09:36 PM   #33
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just installed mine tonight.. I bought this one

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Ill see if I notice any difference on the way to work tomorrow. If I get a chance to wash my car tomorrow Ill post pics also.
I have the same one, no issues.
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:43 PM   #34
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I bought one on Ebay, seems to not have any reception loss

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Old 03-07-2013, 04:49 AM   #35
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Nice pics! I definitely like that ecs tuning one.

Thanks for the pics!
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Old 03-07-2013, 08:10 AM   #36
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Just got to work. I didnt try any AM stations (dont really listen to any so I wouldnt have any to compare any way). But there is one particular FM station that would come in clear at work, but start breaking up as I got closer to home (about 35 miles) with the stock antenna. Surprisingly with the little stubby it was clear the whole way.

So in my opinion there was no difference, and maybe a little bit better than the stock set up. However I do live in the land of flatness. No hills or mountains to compete with.
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:03 AM   #37
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I found a keeper. Doesn't mess up signal and I still maintain Sirius and my GPS tracker.


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Old 04-04-2013, 09:08 AM   #38
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I found a keeper. Doesn't mess up signal and I still maintain Sirius and my GPS tracker.
Do you have a link to where you bought it? Or, at least a brand and part number. I like the looks of it.
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:01 PM   #39
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Do the MK3s have a male or female antenna. I read up above someone said VW antenna. I have a vw antenna on my mazda (male) and it works great.

Just adding my .02 cents about the vw antenna.



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Old 04-04-2013, 12:50 PM   #40
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Is there a clearly superior shorty? Thinking about getting one, but I live in the 'burbs between Cleveland and Akron so reception is pretty important since I listen to stations from both cities.
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