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Old May 2nd, 2010, 09:23 PM
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Where to mount Satellite Radio Antenna on ST?

I am trying to figure out the best place to mount the Satellite Radio Antenna on the ST... any suggestions? I want to keep it stealth but not kill reception.
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Old May 2nd, 2010, 09:33 PM
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I put mine on the light bar. I zipped the wires to it and ran it into the truck under the weather strip on the top corner. Works great
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Old May 2nd, 2010, 09:34 PM
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had mine mounted to the underside of the driver's side wingtop vent until i replaced the plastic wingtop vent with the aluminum one and then it no longer worked.
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Old May 2nd, 2010, 09:34 PM
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Sorry to steal the idea from a Jeep but this may work

http://www.quadratec.com/products/96080_300.htm
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I just mounted mine to the top inside of the passenger side window.
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Mounted mine to the downward roll bar behind the passenger seat. Works great, even with the top on.
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I will have to test the unit in a couple area before I hard wire it in and see. Thanks for the suggestions.
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Second the light tab location. I've had it there for years with no problems and since the antenna is so small you don't notice it.
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Old May 3rd, 2010, 01:41 PM
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Second the light tab location. I've had it there for years with no problems and since the antenna is so small you don't notice it.
x3 worked great. Ran the wire under the header bar, down the windscreen and then across the passenger floor board. Used a small strip of dynamat to hold it down.
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Old May 3rd, 2010, 02:30 PM
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mine is on the light tabs - but i hate the zip ties needed to keep the cable in place. Great reception but somewhere inside out be better imho i might check out the jeep gizmo.
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Old May 3rd, 2010, 05:03 PM
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works perfectly and very stealth mounted below the wing top "fake" vent. Had mine there, no wires showing etc very good reception.
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Old May 3rd, 2010, 06:26 PM
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x3 worked great. Ran the wire under the header bar, down the windscreen and then across the passenger floor board. Used a small strip of dynamat to hold it down.
x4 - I have my XM antenna running this exact same way save for the wire goes behind the kickplate instead.
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Damn the new tech.. I remember my old fashioned giant one I had on my 90 back in 2002.

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I built a plate that is sandwiched between the 3rd brake light and the spare tire frame, it has enough space on either side of the light for a mag mount CB antenna, or an XM antenna.
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