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post #1 of 30 Old 06-30-2008, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
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people with windshield lights

Just seeing what you did with your antenna??? I have the KC slimlights and the windsheild brackets and no matter how far forward i put them the antenna hits the light.

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post #2 of 30 Old 06-30-2008, 08:01 PM
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Be imaginative, just put a piece of electrical tape, shrink wrap, or put a small piece of vacuum hose like I did! I'ts going to hit it no matter what! It just won't have that metal on metal sound! Hope that helps?
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i zip tied mine away from it. it works quite well...

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i did electrical tape lol... i like how it starts melting in the summer time
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Bend your antenna a bit by hand. A friend did a little bit of a jog in his kind of like this..



Worked out good, and looks almost stock.

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One thing I have been wondering about the windshield lights, do you get a bad glare off your hood?
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post #7 of 30 Old 06-30-2008, 08:15 PM
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I bent mine tofollow the windshield frame

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Bend your antenna a bit by hand. A friend did a little bit of a jog in his kind of like this..



Worked out good, and looks almost stock.
that's what i did, my buddy did the bottom bend but he left the top angled back and it followed the contour of the windshield, looks pretty cool too

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Bend your antenna a bit by hand. A friend did a little bit of a jog in his kind of like this..



Worked out good, and looks almost stock.
I bent mine on my old TJ and my JK just like the pic... people think it's a custom antenna and ask where they can get one...

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I bent my antenna also, & it works good. Just make sure you bend it towards the front or the back of the Jeep, I bent mine to the outside & it hit everything on the trails!
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I just took mine off, With XM, Cd's I don't need it.

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i left mine, hits it all the time, no biggie
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post #13 of 30 Old 06-30-2008, 10:27 PM
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I did the electrical tape as well..works just fine... and yes i do get a glare off of the hood..KC makes light shields that may help. I dont know whether they do or not but it is an option.
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Mine is angled back. I drilled two small holes in the light bracket and used a tiny zip tie to keep the antena back. (The previous owner just let the antenna beat and scratch the hell out of the light.)
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