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Stubby Roof aeiral

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Wicked666, Jul 3, 2006.

  1. Wicked666

    Wicked666 Active Member

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    Anyone know where I can get these from? saw one on an A3 and it was a small black one - looked really good imo.

    Cheers
     
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    Wicked666 Active Member

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    cheers. had a look on there but can't find the one I want. It was black plastic and only about 5cm tall. Looked oem, a bit like the small ones on the back of the SL55 merc
     
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    nervus Well-Known Member

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    It was probably a Honda Civic one, they look great. I've been meaning to get one for ages but keep forgetting. Maybe, ill offer the guy over the road a free car wash and swap em over :D
     
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    They're doing yet another group buy on UKMKIVs for the (I think) Honda ones. My wife has one on her Polo so if the fitting is the same you're laughing. Don't be tempted by the Forge alloy replacements. Very nice finish but not a good fit IMHO.
     
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    My mates got a really short one on his Golf he got it from Awesome, might be worth having a look on their web site.
     
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    That's the one! Which model did you go for? Does it adversely affect the radio reception much?
     
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    Just bought a CTR one today.......

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    deffo an improvement over OEM

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    looks quite good the stubby , how much are they ???
     
  15. concoursneil

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    Here's a pic of the GPA slim line aerial fitted to my car, hope the pic works lol

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    Where from and how much please?
     
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    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    Can someone with the CTR one comment on any change in radio receiption before / after? I assume the smaller the aerial the worse the quality anyone care to argue with that?
     
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    no diference, in fact mine worked without it anyways, i tried it b4 installing it
     
  19. MattS3

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    Honda dealer in Norwich, £17+VAT :)
     
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    It is smaller, but its also fatter than the original. I guess that would suggest that overall capacity to receive signal is mantained.
    Havent had any probs with my Honda one, even in known weaker signal areas out on the North norfolk coast. I spend a bit of time that way so would be able to notice it. (I did suffer with a 3" aluminium one I had previously)
     
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  22. Lovegroover

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    Obvious i suppose, thankyou...
     
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    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    That's good to hear as that's the problem I've got the Alu one I've got is great as long as you only like Radio 1!
     
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    Here's the £6 eBay one

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    After
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    Not noticed any reception problems and fits fine. Recommended!
     
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    ordered one on thursday. waiting for it to arrive.
     
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    Was i the first one to to this mod ;)
     
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    that ebay one looks good, think i'm going to have to order one...
     
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    jcs356 Brum brum

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    Just ordered one off eBay.
     
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    Nice find, thinks me will be having one of them little beauties!!
     
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    I have had this aerial for a while now - its great for reception and looks good too!
     
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    I bought one of the GPA slimline ones a couple of weeks back - got it in silver to match the car - it's very well made and fits absolutely fine but looks a little bit too "max powerish" for me so i'm going to get a black one to keep it looking OEM
     
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    Hence the reason i bought a BLACK one:)
     
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    cheers mate

    it looked ok on the website but just doesn't suit the A3 very well imo

    at least i didn't get a red one!! - that would have been a bit too chav tastic

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    I just wanna know about the Honda Civic one........... sod it ill just order it 6 notes cant really go wrong :happy:
     
  37. Wicked666

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    it looks good on the car and reception is fine so go for it!
     
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    [​IMG]

    I did.. good little mod next up.... aero wipers!
     
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    Very nice mod nice idea guys. Just got mine thru this morning from the dude off ebay, £6.00 bargain. Easy to fit and the reception sounds better on AM!!
     
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    Obviously trying to cash in on the 'prestige' german models. I went for the 3.49 one and it works a treat.
     

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