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This is a discussion on Visualgarage antenna within the Exterior & Appearance forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I have seen differences in opinion regarding the replacement of the stock antenna on several forums. Although I listen to ...

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    I have seen differences in opinion regarding the replacement of the stock antenna on several forums. Although I listen to my iPod 99% of the time, I was never too keen on the stock FM antenna and how it looks on the car (just my opinion). After reading some recommendations on the Internet, I decided to get a shark fin antenna from Visualgarage.com. The sales person was very helpful with my questions and although the site said it can take 2 to 3 weeks for the order to be shipped, I received it within a week. And the antenna was painted to match the factory color! Took me about 30 minutes to install it and I did not noticed any loss in radio reception.

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    i like it

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    thats definatly sweet, have a link for where to get that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 11blackwrx View Post
    thats definatly sweet, have a link for where to get that?
    visualgarage.com
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    I had one of these on my Mazda6 for over 5 years, and when I sold the car it looked (and work) like it was brand new (arguably better than the car's OEM black paint). It was a very nice product.

    How is the paint match on the metallic red?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TankerTruck View Post
    I had one of these on my Mazda6 for over 5 years, and when I sold the car it looked (and work) like it was brand new (arguably better than the car's OEM black paint). It was a very nice product.

    How is the paint match on the metallic red?
    The paint matched perfectly! When I ordered it, the paint option was CP7 - Lightning Red, which is the color of the car! They did an awesome job. I highly recommend Visualgarage!
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    I ordered this about a month and a half ago because my antenna was broken off by someone before i even had 1000 miles on it. I was hoping i would still be able to install it correctly. Turns out I need a whole new antenna unit. FML
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    Quote Originally Posted by PLAYHRD View Post
    I ordered this about a month and a half ago because my antenna was broken off by someone before i even had 1000 miles on it. I was hoping i would still be able to install it correctly. Turns out I need a whole new antenna unit. FML
    Ouch! Sorry to hear about your antenna!
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    That is super nice looking.....I just wish it would work on my car

    Your car had the normal base antenna


    Mine is the factory nav/XM antenna, my base is different
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    Quote Originally Posted by DemonWRX View Post
    That is super nice looking.....I just wish it would work on my car

    Your car had the normal base antenna


    Mine is the factory nav/XM antenna, my base is different
    Wow, that's a huge base!
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