[V8] Re: RADIO RECEPTION/ antenna issues
Michael Larosa Jr
Mc.Larosa at Sun.COM
Mon Mar 14 07:09:21 EST 2005
your V8 silver jack ? just curious, I was behind a silver one this morning
in front of Bertucci's in Nashua today :)
J123fs at aol.com wrote:
> Hey all,
> I just replaced my external antenna on my 91 V8.
> Crutchfield buy far has the best selection of antennae in stock. The local
> high end radio shop I frequent doesn't even stock em anymore.
> I replaced my now dead power mast with a generic Italian made Zendar non
> power unit (no, not the spoiler co.) and reception is spot on whereas the
> Heirsmann? power unit had a lot of trouble pulling in Boston stations here in
> southern NH. I do not have that problem now.
> I also bought an external signal amp from Crutchfield that is a definite
> step up from the junk available on Ebay or at the local radio shack/circuit
> city/generic electronic store. It also helped pulling in distant stations a lot.
> And after looking at the situation someone who is relatively handy could use
> the old cell antenna hole for an external mast if they no longer use the
> My car came with a driver side rear hole, so I do not have issues, but
> running the long extension to the head unit might be a bit of fun (sarcasm, as I
> have done it, and it wasn't fun) , a good garage type project for snowy day
> like today here in NH.
> My own car has the fact. cell antenna, the drivers side external mast and a
> third center mast mounted above the rear window for XM ( which is THE BEST,
> period), though I have been accused by friends of having the rear of the car
> look like a state troopers with all the masts....but I'm pretty sure no
> troopers have a 91 V8 with 17's on it! : -)
> Bored and watching the snow fall again in NH.
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