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post #1 of 12 Old 09-12-2011, 02:34 PM Thread Starter
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Shorter Antenna

Has anyone replaced their AM/FM antenna with a shorter one? Do you think you could cut a couple inches off the top of it and just put a new cap on top?

My truck will fit in the garage but the antenna smacks the garage door and makes a horrible noise every time I come and go. If I could trim it I would be golden.
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You can cut it off,i haven't looked at the New anteenas but the older one you could screw the Tips off ??? some press on and some are one piece....

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Stubby ftw.
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I have a stubby antenna. I'll see if I can find the pics. I think it was only about $35, but that was quite a while ago.


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Sorry Guys My Gal Want let me post pictures of My stubby
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AllSales Manufacturing Part 6212K - Stubbie Antenna

Stubbie 12" model pictured but they do have different lengths.


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I cut mine off so it is one inch higher then the rest of my truck so that if I am going into someplace tight and it touches then I know I need to stop and make sure I'm not getting into a bind.

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