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Old 10-05-2010
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power antenna help

hey, i have a power ant on my car, the new radio i have for it does NOT have the solid blue power ant wire, it only has the blue/white one.
can i safely connect my car's power ant to the blue/white wire coming out of the radio? or alternatively, is there a safe way to wire in a toggle switch to the power ant on my car?

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yea you can do that and it will work fine no problems at all but if you really want to boost your radio reception put a relay on it and wire it to the battery will help your reception a bit
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alright, thank you man
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not a problem most aftermarket decks out there only have the one output more and more now theyre starting to bring out more decks with both outputs in my integra i was nice having both outputs on my pioneer deck cuz when i was playing a cd or mp3 player the antenna would go down
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and yea if you want to put a toggle in line you can not a problem so you can put it down when your not using fm
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yea, im thinking ill just put a toggle on. conveniently enough i have a switch going to my radiator fans to turn them on/off manually ill just use that, and replace the current switch to something easier to use lol
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u running electric fans?
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naw, the jackass i got the car from hooked up the radiator fans to a manual switch, for some reason... im getting it fixed to work as it should, but in the meantime im gonna put a switch with an "on/off" label on it for now, so i can tell when the damn fans are on.... before i noticed the switch, i damn near cooked my motor while stuck in a traffic jam.... just fyi, ive had the car less than a week
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holy christ that sucks why the hell would anyone do that hahah
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idk, the mechanic said the relay might be bad, but its a simple easy fix... love to know why this guy half-assed it
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