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hi

I install the carbon fiber antenna bought off e-bay for $14.

it's a silver color but it looks white if look at it 3 ft away.

(looks little off color on picture only)


I think it matches with my car...


just wanted to show you guys another option...


another picture is a carbon fiber- like film on my door trim.

it cost me less than $10. and I think it's a good mod.


I took the picture after waxing ..(2 layer of sealant + 3 layer of p21s) and still going..



my next mod will be gentex mirror with monitor...and tinting...
 

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looks good. Was looking at that as well on Ebay. I'm debating whether to buy a sharkfin cover (no antenna) or the small antenna you got, but leaning more towards the sharkfin cover.

How's the reception?
 

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I did the same thing. installed a black 1" stubby carbon fiber antenna for $10 from ebay. Works as good as the longer antenna.
 

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I like that antenna. Add it to my list of accessories. Thanks for posting.
 

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looks good. Was looking at that as well on Ebay. I'm debating whether to buy a sharkfin cover (no antenna) or the small antenna you got, but leaning more towards the sharkfin cover.

How's the reception?
Hi! were you able to find a dummy sharkfin antenna that will fit the ct? Please share the link if you found one that fits.

My email is [email protected]

I don't listen to the radio only Sirius so it does not matter if it's a dummy cover. I tried listening to Sirius without antenna while I was driving aRound and no problem with reception.
 

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hi

before i made payment for this antenna, i was thinking of spray paint the chrome part to white to match my car...

but after install it...the chrome part looked like white..so i left there...


i really hated the original antenna which look like a dog tail...

i searched for the real carbon fiber antenna but most of them had some word printed on it...

but this one was clean and nice...

here is the link

3" INCH CARBON CF BLACK SHORT ANTENNA CHEVROLET HHR a | eBay



i also bought black one for my black avalanche.


had no problem with reception so far. even with XM.


i think it's great mod for $14...... oops now it's $15 including shipping...
 

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Did the antennae listed for the Chevy HHR screw on without a problem? It does say a special screw is needed for Scion TC. Just wondering if that special screw is needed for all Toyota Motor Company vehicles. Thanks.
 

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No problem. No problem. I also worried about that. But they have 4 different screws


It will fit. They just list for numerous name such as chevy. Mazda. Honda n so on.


Name does not matter i think.

They have 4 diffetent screw to fit in.


And the thing is my ct200h fit fine. Right??
 

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Is that 3M Dinoc you used on the doors? Very nice. And seems like a simple mod. Have you though about Dinoc'ing some of the interior (perhaps the removable panel above glovebox, or shifter)?
 

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re: carbon fiber pic

yes..they used 3M adhesive...so when i peel off there is no residue..



i did it inside of car too...but not too much...






(hmm..seems like i'm having problem rotating the pictures..)
 

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Looks good Jimbo, Any effect on sound quality especially XM?
Nope... Nothing. XM cuts out the same with this antenna as it did with the factory one :rolleyes:

No difference on FM/AM either.
 
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