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    shark antenna?! good reception?!

    I'm thinking of changing my original antenna to a shark type of antenna. I have a few questions.

    1)will the reception for the radio deteriorate
    2)is it easy to install?
    3)where can i buy it and how much.

    Would appreciate it if someone can post some pics.

    I some something before but i forgot which website but i don't like the one I saw coz you have to open your ceiling coz you have to do some wiring. I'm not a DIY guy so i don't like removing my ceiling.

    TIA

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    BUMP! BUMP! i've seen previous pics of astra g's with shark antenna! hope to hear from them

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    fitted one from the insignia to a vxr and it was utter shite. even swapping base inners over

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    We have had loads of cars in work with these, the radio reception is crap normally with these.

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    they probably need an amplifier to make the signal bang on?
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    As above - they need an RF amplifier in-line for them to work. If they were that crap, BMW's and Range Rovers wouldn't have them, would they?

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    we did use the factory amp out the base of the original one

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    Quote Originally Posted by domino View Post
    As above - they need an RF amplifier in-line for them to work. If they were that crap, BMW's and Range Rovers wouldn't have them, would they?
    Sounds logical but I have yet to hear an Astra owner saying he's happy with his shark antenna!?

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    I'm happy with mine , cost abou £6 deliverd off eBay . I am shooked at the qualiylty. My self



    hope this helps
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    Quote Originally Posted by Silvermags View Post
    I'm thinking of changing my original antenna to a shark type of antenna. I have a few questions.

    1)will the reception for the radio deteriorate
    2)is it easy to install?
    3)where can i buy it and how much.
    10 Yes, it will be absolutley pants.
    2) You have to drop the roof cloth to fit any aftermarket antenna, it's the only way you will get the old one off.
    3) Ebay, alongside the other Chav mods like blue LED washer jets & "electri turbo fans" for your air intake.
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