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Old 10-29-2012, 04:02 PM
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Second Mod! Euro Antenna!

Got it in the mail today! Was excited.. at first.. but after I got it on the truck.. not so much..
It does not sit flush with the antenna mounting on the truck.. (see last pic)
Not so noticeable unless you are up close, but still.. I still know it's like that..
May look into getting a 3" stubby instead..
Anyone have experience/pics of these on their trucks? Interested in learning more about them (especially if they install flush!)
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Before you go spending more money on another antenna, go to your local home depot and check to see if you can find a rubber grommet or something that could get placed between the antenna and the mount, a small stainless ring or something. Aluminum maybe. you might just get your hands on something that you can put there. The stubby antenna is what I have on my truck, I like it, and its works well in the city and good in the suburbs where there are no tall buildings and your close to the stations antenna's, other than that, don't expect good signal as you go out of town, you will be better off with what you have now if your a radio person and not close to any main cities.

The stubby is more for looks than function.
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The use of the radio antenna is not much of a concern for me as I listen more to the music loaded to the HD and Sirius (which I have learned has its own antenna mounted on the cab). So, I am open to all options - as long as satellite radio and navigation is not sacrificed.
I am no where near a Home Depot, is this grommet/ring something a local auto parts store may carry?
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yup, they may have something you could squeeze in between, of course its got to be something inexpensive, even you might have something around the house. I was just saying, but if signal is no big deal, stubbies are nice, I like mine, carbon fiber one

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Very nice, thanks for sharing
I am highly considering the shorty/stubby one.. is there a specific place/seller to buy this from? Or will any of these listings work? Want to make sure I buy an authentic stubby

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Those will work, just make sure they come with the compatibility screw kit, there usually a couple of 2 ended screws one end fits the stubby, the other side will screw in your base.

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Yes, my euro style antenna came with a lot of diff screws too...
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Yes, my euro style antenna came with a lot of diff screws too...
Try the others.
I just ordered this as well to get some reception.
I do have 2 others I can mix and match bases with if it doesn't work

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I'm not gonna lie. I'm not a fan of the pillar tape removal, but I'm convinced it's impossible for a mineral grey ram with chrome trim to look bad. It's such a sharp looking combination.

If you like a clean look, you should consider debadging. I don't have a pic, but lots of us have removed the RAM 1500 and Hemi badges and I pulled the 4X4 off the tailgate. Looks much nicer. Very sharp and clean.

Also, I'm curious. Is your sticker/avatar a family crest? I have visions of custom badges from billet replacing the Ram's head badges...

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