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Now i'm getting a little crazy with my newly purchased 2008 limited Rav.
I'm envious of everyone's updated antennas.
It's the only eyesore (in my eyes).
So has anyone found a nice replacement stubby? I saw some older posts, one was for a harley davidson antenna that worked well.
I'm thinking of even removing all together, and was curious if anyone has done that and just found a good cover to put on it, like the below link.
Any advice?


http://www.amazon.com/Larson-Antenna-Plastic-Hole-Plug/dp/B0049D7GBU
 

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fender?

not following, wouldn't that be a big deal to replace?
the antenna is on the edge of the hood.
 

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not following, wouldn't that be a big deal to replace?
the antenna is on the edge of the hood.
2006-2008 the antenna is mounted on the passenger side fender...you can get a used fender from a 2009-2012 and it will bolt right up...you would then need to figure out what kind of antenna to use and where to mount it...
 

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Just replace the fender with one from a 2009...I agree that the antenna on the fender blows...
Not great with car work,
Wouldn't that be pretty expensive? Especially if I am dealing with a limited Everglades metallic color?
Is there another route that is less expensive or easier for a fix?
 

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You can search on eBay for a fender of the same color...also you can search car-part.com for a fender of the same color...replacing the fender is only way to make it nice and clean...if not doing that I would just leave it alone...
 

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I just unscrewed my antenna and screwed in a stubby one I bought online.
The threads are standardized.
Yes, I lost some low signal reception, but for less than $20 US it was well worth it.
 
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