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Hi,

Just wanted to share pixs of the new antenna I got from e-bay. What do you think?

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzAyNnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA0NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA1NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA2NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA3NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

i got this from locustom.com...install was pretty easy. Hardest part was not having the right tool..such as a deep socket 10mm for the nut holding the spoiler in place...I still got the old antenna..the motor works but the antenna won't go up or down. not sure if you could just fix the inside or replace the whole unit. So if anyone wants it..make me an offer...thanks!!!
 

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It's pretty nice. I like the stock antenna though i think it does well but that is just my taste. How is the reception?
 

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qwik_MR2_5sfte said:
It's pretty nice. I like the stock antenna though i think it does well but that is just my taste. How is the reception?
Funny...I had great reception even when I unplugged the OEM antenna...so when I hooked up the ebay antenna..the reception didn't change...
 

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On a side note, how did you painted your rims? What color is it? Fits your car perfectly.

Eric
 

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EricLee7481 said:
On a side note, how did you painted your rims? What color is it? Fits your car perfectly.

Eric
I used this http://www.duplicolor.com/products/wheel.html, the color was Graphite ( gunmetal ). My wife hates it, she said it looks like my wheels are always dirty..ha!! I did a whole write up on how to do it but that was on the old board. Pretty easy to do and I only needed a can of paint plus clear coat.
 

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Jigglypuff said:
I like it. Is that the S2000 replacement antenna model?

yeah, it is!! http://locustom.com/antennas.htm....it's the Shark attack one...it's only 30 bucks including shipping.
 

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http://locustom.com/shark2_kit.htm ?? that precise one? just d/b checking since its shark II..

anyways, you didnt have any probs with the bottom assembly part that has the "Base" cause it seems thats a roof mount antenna, can you take that part off or it just doesnt bother in any way the placement?..

if so its a definite go for me :)
 

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ayaxr said:
http://locustom.com/shark2_kit.htm ?? that precise one? just d/b checking since its shark II..

anyways, you didnt have any probs with the bottom assembly part that has the "Base" cause it seems thats a roof mount antenna, can you take that part off or it just doesnt bother in any way the placement?..

if so its a definite go for me :)
Yup..that's the one...you just place it on top of the hole on the fender, screw the locking nut inside the trunk. Place your spoiler on top and that's it...the rubber grommet on the spoiler seals it up pretty good. Suppose to rain today so...i'll check for any leaks...
 

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That looks great! I'm trying to find a HUGE antenna so that i can put an orange flag on the end and make the car look like an R/C car. =)

BTW, did you use the duplicolor gunmetal spray and then the same stuff only clear? (as in, what did you use for a clearcoat?)
 

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MR2Quick said:
That looks great! I'm trying to find a HUGE antenna so that i can put an orange flag on the end and make the car look like an R/C car. =)

BTW, did you use the duplicolor gunmetal spray and then the same stuff only clear? (as in, what did you use for a clearcoat?)

YES!! I used the the same brand for clear coat...I just sprayed a light coat.
 

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mr2blackna said:
what do I do if my car is a hard top? Mine is right above my head when I'm driving..
Unless you're willing to shave the antenna on your A pillar, make a hole on your spoiler, rear fender and rewire the antenna feed, it kinda puts you in a hard place. Or you could do a traditional center roof topmount which could be easier, although on a 2 that would look odd imo.
 

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mr2blackna said:
what do I do if my car is a hard top? Mine is right above my head when I'm driving..
Why would you want to move it? The human body is a great conductor! =)
 

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xallenx said:
Hi,

Just wanted to share pixs of the new antenna I got from e-bay. What do you think?

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzAyNnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA0NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA1NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA2NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr?i=wNzc1NzA3NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE=

i got this from locustom.com...install was pretty easy. Hardest part was not having the right tool..such as a deep socket 10mm for the nut holding the spoiler in place...I still got the old antenna..the motor works but the antenna won't go up or down. not sure if you could just fix the inside or replace the whole unit. So if anyone wants it..make me an offer...thanks!!!
Hey there,

The pictures aren't valid anymore. Could you post one or two of them again?

Also what exactly did you get from eBay and what did you purchase from locustom.com?

Thanks,
David
 

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You've got a really nice looking 2. I like the brake color and rims. The shifter setup is sweet. Maybe if I'm in Charleston I'll hit you up. Keep up the good work.
 
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