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Roof aerial replacement

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by a3rob, May 7, 2010.

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    [May 7, 2010]
    Im thinking of fitting a shark fit aerial the the A3.

    Any suggestions on the best one to get.

    cheers
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    [May 8, 2010]
    Hello, iam also looking for one to replace the arieal on my S3 any help appricated
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    Me too any pointers please...
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    S2000 stubby is the mod of choice for many, i prefer OEM but each to their own ;)
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    [May 8, 2010]
    Tried getting one of them for my Golf MK4 but could not get them for rocking horse s**t.....

    Is there a shark fin which looks ok out there????
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    you'll struggle.... and it would have to be body coloured to make it at least half decent, thats assming you dont get one of the crappy designed ebay jobbies ;)
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    Some people have Honda Type R aerials. OEM all the way
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    dunno wrong person to ask :)

    theres also the consideration of buying a cheap shark fin, you may have a dramatic loss of reception which would annoy the **** outta me if id gone to all that trouble
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    Thats got to be the shittest iv seen. Audi do a shark fin aerial for the a3s with nav. Its £58 +vat
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    [May 8, 2010]
    Plus iv got dab so a dummy fin would do.
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    Rob if you Got DAB you not though of just removing all together ??

    I like the idea and it could look OK if colour matched but i don't know if i could do it..

    OEM BABY:kissmyrings:
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    Yea its an option and means spraying the roof to do a mint job
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    OEM is actually king, unlesss you own a punto, fiesta etc etc :)
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    [May 16, 2010]
    I have one.
    After weeks of searching i found one at www.redlineuk.co.uk
    It came yesterday and is the best iv seen
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    [May 16, 2010]
    Any pics as link only links to ebay site..
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    what about one like this??

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    sharkfins dont look right on anything but big executive cars imo. Stubby FTW! mine was free and its OEM Audi part!
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    Have you got part no does it flush with base? Think it looks really good!
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    its the OEM Ariel with the long bit snipped off. drop a dab of apoxy on the top so its water tight again and bang.. you have a fully working Ariel that looks better than old thing that makes your car look like a bumper car! and its free!
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    Does this affect the reception by alot?
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    not that i have noticed mate. i listen to a couple of pirates and radio 1. have had not problems yet. I copyed another guy on here who done it. :)
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    [May 16, 2010]
    The site is based on ebay yes.
    Not got round to fitting yet and unsure how to post pics on here
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