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Why would DC put a plain-ol silver metal radio antenna on a Black truck with black trim?
My 01 Grand Cherokee has a black coated antenna with a black trim ring over the retaining nut, fits the SRT perfect so I went down to the dealer and picked up some new pieces.
The truck looks way better with the antenna and chrome nut blacked out IMO.
 

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My Durango came with a plasti-coated black antenna....so those might work as well (junkyard cheapie).

I think that FireStick made a nice black anodized antenna as well. And I've seen some cool ones from some ricer sites. I'll let ya know if I come across them again.
 

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I and my friend who owns a silver "L" were looking at the ants, my black truck had a silver ant., his silver "L" had a black ant., so we switched. now we are both happy.
 

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I guess I never mentioned that I painted my antenna semi-flat black,, about 10 hours after I brought it home! First thing I did. Kinda forgot about it - Sorry I didn't share. :rolleyes: ;) :D
 

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I am glad to hear that I am not the only one who thought that antennae was crap. Since it is in the area where my ghost flames go I shaved it our and put an electric one in. Looks and works great.
 

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italian1nj said:
I am glad to hear that I am not the only one who thought that antennae was crap. Since it is in the area where my ghost flames go I shaved it our and put an electric one in. Looks and works great.
Pic's please :cool:
 

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I agree

Alberta-SRT said:
Why would DC put a plain-ol silver metal radio antenna on a Black truck with black trim?
My 01 Grand Cherokee has a black coated antenna with a black trim ring over the retaining nut, fits the SRT perfect so I went down to the dealer and picked up some new pieces.
The truck looks way better with the antenna and chrome nut blacked out IMO.
I agree. I had a can of black spray on bed liner that I coated mine with. Looks a lot better.

Bob - Reno
 

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Just checking to see if anyone has found any replacement or custom/black/anodized antennas.

www.firestik.com has a few, but they're mostly CB-related, and 2' or taller. I was looking for a stubby one (12" or less), or a lo-profile one (like on the BMW 745 series cars).

TIA, guys.
 

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Kevan said:
Just checking to see if anyone has found any replacement or custom/black/anodized antennas.

www.firestik.com has a few, but they're mostly CB-related, and 2' or taller. I was looking for a stubby one (12" or less), or a lo-profile one (like on the BMW 745 series cars).

TIA, guys.
look at the pics of truck i think it was titled Boomer's truck. i have a short billet antenna on mine. got everything from stylin concepts over a year ago, before i even had the truck!~
 

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Hemi57 said:
took my antenna off. The antenna on my sirius radio goes on the roof. no need for an AM FM antenna
was your sirius radio installed at the factory? I don't want to have an antenna on the roof of my truck! I have xm in the truck i have now and the small antenna sits on the dash and is imho a cleaner look.
thanks...
 

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yes, it was put on at the dealership. i dont like it on the dash. i think it looks great on the roof. it only sticks up like an inch and a half and it seems to fit well with the truck

my new cummins is too tall for anyone to see the roof unless they have a lifted truck
 

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Remember, the radio antenna and the Sirus antenna are two different sorts.

(i.e. you want the antenna length at least 1/2 of the wavelength.)
 

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clarman said:
does reception diminish as the length of the antenna gets shorter? 6 in vs 12in?
I have noticed a decrease in AM reception.Thinking about going longer than the 12 that I have.
 

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Rokt, does that just screw on or do you have to run a cable all the way to the radio?


patrick
 
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