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Hidden antenna

I just had my second billet antenna get snapped off in a carwash. Rather than buy another one, I'm thinking about going with one of these hidden antennas. Does anyone have one, and how is your radio reception?

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Then your going to have an ugly plastic "dome" left over??? I like the idea though.
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You could replace the stock antenna dome with a sirius antenna dome. They appear to be the same except for the hole.
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I have been thinking of working out a power antenna setup. Just have not gotten as far as actually doing it.
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i had one of those in my 93. it worked pretty well, but i dont think it was amplified like the one in that link. it worked pretty well, but not as good as a standard antenna. an amplified one might be worth it.

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I wouldnt put that outside the vehicle. when i did mine, i just left the antenna base for the factory antenna there...and mounted this on the top/right of the windshield, inside the vehicle. hope this helps your decision.
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you said you didn't wanna buy another one. i say buy one but also buy the wrench that fits it and keep it on your keychain. then take off the antenna when you get to the car wash.
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Yeah I ended up just buying another billet, and will make sure to go to TOUCHLESS carwashes only from now on.
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It's all about the "touchless" carwash dude!!

You can always get the 13" rubber one. I tried the metal shorty antennas but I really like the quality of this one and it's durable. It can bend right back without damage.

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