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This is a discussion on Radio Reception within the Electronics/Car Audio forums, part of the Interior Mods category; So I just got an 09 WRX Premium with navigation and the radio sounds ok I guess with a cd ...

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    Question Radio Reception

    So I just got an 09 WRX Premium with navigation and the radio sounds ok I guess with a cd but the FM sucks I was wondering if maybe buying the Perrin Shorty antenna would maybe make it better or even getting an fm booster might help? Also if anyone has this same setup what are your sound settings?

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    No there is no tint the car is brand new and 100% stock for now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxtreme06 View Post
    are your windows tinted?
    Will this affect your reception??
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    Quote Originally Posted by brbauer View Post
    Will this affect your reception??
    It shouldnt??? The antenna is totally external and not a window mount, its not a Pontiac lol.

    Unless there is something im missing????
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    Metallic window tint can interfere with FM radio reception.

    OP, take it back to the dealer and have them look at at. You just gave them a lot of money for a brand new car, everything should perform to your satisfaction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DUB View Post
    Metallic window tint can interfere with FM radio reception.

    OP, take it back to the dealer and have them look at at. You just gave them a lot of money for a brand new car, everything should perform to your satisfaction.
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