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Re: V8 antenna & misc V8 model running changes
> Mike Larosa wrote:
> > While I'm on differences....
> > Do all V8's have pulldown sun shades in the rear window or was it an option
> > ?
> My '91 V8q has the "pull up" sun shade in the rear, but the recoil
> spring is broken and the dealer wants ONLY $480 for a new one (I DON"T
> THINK SO!). Anyone know where I can get a new, aftermarket or used one?
Call Chris Semple at Autobahn. Don't know if the V8 they have has a
shade... it's worth a shot :-)
> IMHO on the antenna issue, the antenna in the windshield s*cks for
> reception, both FM and AM. My original Bose head had been replaced with
> a Blaupunkt Mailbu CR67 before I purchased it 9 months ago. I only have
> a single front windshield antenna configuration with none in the rear
> windshield as someone noted earlier. The rear glass appears to be
> original. Is the dual antenna configuration an option and does it
> provide better reception?
> I'm seriously considering either mounting a standard antenna on the
> drivers rear quarter panel or moving the cell phone antenna to the rear
> windshield with a capacitive coupler and use the existing hole on the
> passengers rear quarter panel to mount a standard radio antenna.
That's a good idea!
If your gonna go that route, again talk to chris... he probably has another
4000Q antenna out there that would work. For $75.- I might add....
> Any BTDT on these thoughts??
> James M. Dean (JD)
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