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Old July 20th, 2008, 10:31 AM
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I had to move the antenna on my '94 over to the passenger side to make room for the snorkel. In the process I could tell the wiring for it was getting ready to crap out. Long story short, what is the best replacement option? Has anyone installed a power antenna? How about those shorty rubber antennas? Looking for the best reception for the size. Thoughts?
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Old July 20th, 2008, 05:16 PM
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I have one of those short rubber ones on my 110 and it works fine.

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x2 on short rubber duck antennae, works fine.
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Old July 21st, 2008, 11:13 AM
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x3 on short rubber, happy so far.
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I think I may need to go with a shorty rubber antenna anyway - it doesn't seem like anyone sells the old skool steel antennas anymore!
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Since you will be drilling, you could install any antenna you wanted, right?
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Hi,

Don't buy an antenna at all....If you have a CB in your truck, the coaxial cable that runs to the CB antenna is usually 18' long and you can tap into that cable for your FM reception. I installed a simple CB / FM splitter unit at the back of my CB so I can use my cb anntenna and the 18' of coaxial cable as a standard FM antenna. My FM radio works fine even without the cb FireStickII antenna. You do have to tune the antenna with a SWO meter to optimize CB reception. But the 18' of Coaxial that snakes it's way through my truck works great as a FM antenna all by itself.
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Since you will be drilling, you could install any antenna you wanted, right?
I already drilled a hole and installed the stock antenna, but the wiring for it has crapped out.

I am still a little ways from installing a CB antenna, so I will just cheap out and get a shorty rubber one.
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