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replacement antenna #740628
September 20th 2018 10:43 am
September 20th 2018 10:43 am
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Portland, OR
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Does anyone know of a good replacement antenna that sticks up straight? More just for looks than functionality, I'd prefer just a straight, simple non-telescoping chrome mast without a spring.

I thought the Metra 44-UT10 would do the trick but no matter how I turned it, it was leaning to the side. I've also been scouring the local junkyards but every one I find is mangled or broken.

Why doesn't anyone make a simple split-ball antenna without a spring? mad

Re: replacement antenna [Re: Scrojira] #740636
September 20th 2018 1:55 pm
September 20th 2018 1:55 pm
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If you have't already, you might try these folks:
https://www.jcwhitney.com/


“A van may be safe in the garage, but that's not what vans are for.”

Re: replacement antenna [Re: Scrojira] #740637
September 20th 2018 2:29 pm
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Yeah, they have 47 antennas listed ad being compatible with my van.

In addition to the Metra mentioned earlier (which was also listed as compatible on some sites), I've already tried two of the ones JCW sells and using the supplied bases, they stick out all wonky no matter which way I turn them.

Re: replacement antenna [Re: Scrojira] #740855
September 25th 2018 12:19 pm
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Nobody's replaced the antenna on a Chevy?

How about an OEM one w/ the base? Anyone have a spare?


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