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let us know it goes. i cannot install one right now since it's freezing here, but i may get one in the summer if it works well
 

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let us know it goes. i cannot install one right now since it's freezing here, but i may get one in the summer if it works well
In CA, the sharks are active in the summer though.
 

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I'm assuming it installs over the original base (like the BeatSonic).

Good price, never ordered from aliexpress though. Definitely update when it arrives (specifically wondering how long it takes to arrive)
 

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Yes, it's like the BeatSonic, installed over the OEM base. The shark fin will have some copper wire radio antenna to be wired & bolted to the OEM's stud bolt by removing the antenna stick.

FYI, Aliexpress is part of Alibaba which is a $220 billion co., larger than Amazon, ebay or facebook but smaller than Google or Apple.
 

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Oh I know Aliexpress is massive... any idea on the turnaround for delivery would be?
I also wish they could color match to mine... seems like they're a bit limited on colors.
 

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Oh I know Aliexpress is massive... any idea on the turnaround for delivery would be?
I also wish they could color match to mine... seems like they're a bit limited on colors.
Well, you need to talk to them about color matching by providing them the color & Code #. That's what I did and I haven't received mine yet. The delivery time could take from 1.5 weeks to 3 weeks, depending on the vendor. However, if you need it in a hurry, get it from U.S. vendor for $80 to $120 a piece. I am in no hurry for this retrofit.
 

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Yeah, it's not something I'd be in a hurry for. I guess I could reach out.
What color is yours? I have a Nebula Gray.
 

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In Asia , it may be called "Mercury Gray Mica". In US, it's Nebula Gray Pearl. The color code is the same: 1H9. Google it and send them some pictures.

That's what I ordered. I will see what I am getting soon.
 

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Received the antenna today but the opening is too small for the CT and the color is too light. I am requesting replacement or refund.
 

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ouch, thats unfortunate. guess it doesnt fit specifically for the CT

so does that mean most retrofit shark fin antenna will not work on the CT?

and out or curiosity, i also wonder if the CT will have any issues if we simply unscrew the stock antenna off and leave it without a antenna sticking out...
 

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ouch, thats unfortunate. guess it doesnt fit specifically for the CT

so does that mean most retrofit shark fin antenna will not work on the CT?

and out or curiosity, i also wonder if the CT will have any issues if we simply unscrew the stock antenna off and leave it without a antenna sticking out...
I have an eBay shark fin antenna on my car that I've had on it for 2 years. I paid $70 for it shipped. Perfect fit and color match. I opted for eBay over beatsonic as their antenna looks odd. The eBay one looks like an OEM shark fin.


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The base of the CT is 2.5" x 6" which is massive so I need to find a bigger FIN. I know Ebay has a Taiwanese fin that's about $70 to $80.
 

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i must say though, $60-70 for a shark fin antenna is a bit too steep in terms of price.....just like the overpriced OEM cell phone holder
 

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I noticed that they only have paint code 070 which is not starfire pearl which is 077. I emailed them and they said they don't do 077. So does the 070 match enough that is not noticeable? Thanks.
 

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I noticed that they only have paint code 070 which is not starfire pearl which is 077. I emailed them and they said they don't do 077. So does the 070 match enough that is not noticeable? Thanks.
I'd have to go check what I ordered. It was 2 years ago but they asked for my paint code and they definitely matched it. What is 070? Mine is 100% starfire pearl.


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