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Old 11-27-2011
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I need a shorter antenna lol

was going to order a stubby off wayne at underdog.. but his site seems to be down. I head OEM Mustang ones are shorter and work good.. just curious what years will work and screw in properly? thanks
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All Sales Mfg. makes black powdercoated stainless antennas in different lengths. I can double check but I'm pretty sure mine is the 21" one and is just slightly higher than the top of the cab.

Not all Mustang ones are shorter... the one on my '94 was like 3 feet long! lol
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underdog has gone under. FYI.
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one off of a focus might work(theyre mounted to the roof)
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http://www.mrt-direct.com/12m000.html
Local company here. This antenna is 13.5" tall. Its for a mustang, so it will fit your truck.
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I have one off a 99-04 Mustang and it works good (a shorty antenna)
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Ive seen people make their own out of coat hangers. (im serious btw)

Do you worry about your reception? All I have heard about shorter anntenae is that the signal suffers.
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Just cut the antenna shorter
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When did underdog go under?
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Just cut the antenna. I cut mine to exactly the height of the cab so it doesnt bump on trees and i havent noticed any lack of signal. only loped off 6-8 inches. sprayed it black a bingo
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When did underdog go under?
I want to say middle of may
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I always wanted a set of pullies.
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Cut your antenna to the length you want. Grind down the tip & put the little ball back on so it looks right.
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shorty from autozone

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Local company here. This antenna is 13.5" tall. Its for a mustang, so it will fit your truck.
I like the looks of this alot, actually what I have been looking for exactly, I didn't want a billet one and I didn't want a stubby.

This will work with an 01' ranger right?

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Bought from the above site... LOVE this antenna!!



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I totally forgot to get back to you on that. I actually called the guys, turns out he knows my dad from when he owned the body shop.
but anyways, as you can see it fits. lol.
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So do our antennas unscrew> A car war bent mine at the top (Within an in and a half or so from the top) and yeah lol looks weird. it points whatever way the trucks going haha
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So do our antennas unscrew> A car war bent mine at the top (Within an in and a half or so from the top) and yeah lol looks weird. it points whatever way the trucks going haha
Yes, most will unscrew. I can't remember if you need to pull the little black rubber piece up first or not.
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