Originally Posted by dropt02
yeh i made the mistake of buying the stainless steel polished one for my 02 and it sucks has low reception and isnt worth a crap wished id done something like this with my stock one but it was alum. great mod saved alot of money and sounds like better then the aftermarket ones
It was basically free. I did have to buy some rattlecan black, but I can use that on other stuff.
I almost bought one of those aftermarket antennas a few years ago. Since the polished look wouldn't match my truck, I'd still have had to paint it. Even then, it probably wouldn't look good on my truck since my truck is basically stock. This home made antenna still has a fairly stock appearance. It's much better than that airfoil factory antenna. They are ugly and bend way back in the wind.