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Sharks fin colour coding

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B7 Chassis)' started by andyherd, Jan 3, 2011.

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    [Jan 3, 2011]
    Got a sharks fiin aerial on the my Avant but its a non-colour coded black item. I know with colour coded parking sensors a special ultrasonic type paint is used so as not to interfer with the sensors, does anyone know if I need the same special paint on my aerial because of transmissions or will regular paint do?
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    [Jan 3, 2011]
    rear sensors are painted with normal paint
    normal paint will do
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    [Jan 3, 2011]
    Happy days

    I remember needing pre-painted items on an X5 I had
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    [Jan 4, 2011]
    Whats the fin all about, I've seen some A4's with and 'most' without.. Is it a SAT NAV thing?
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    [Jan 4, 2011]
    the fin has 3 diff uses
    either 1 2 3 wire
    phone nav radio
    avants seem to have them more than the saloon tho
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    [Jan 7, 2011]
    I think they look cool - or maybe chav... ?
    Currently un-decided.
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    [Jan 10, 2011]
    Could be a Sat Nav and Avant thing, my motor is both though so don't really know for sure lol
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