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Offline Guy

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wing 'whip' aerial
« on: 31 March 2011, 00:08 »
i currently have a horrible rubber aerial on the wing of the mk1... it looks like this

http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_storeId_10001_catalogId_10151_productId_166911_langId_-1_categoryId_165626

i want to replace it with a modern looking 'whip' type roof style aerial, obviously that can be mounted on a wing vertically instead of pointing backwards, but can't for the life of me find one?

has anyone got any suggestions please?

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Re: wing 'whip' aerial
« Reply #2 on: 31 March 2011, 21:45 »
I had a look and they are a bit 'fat' and the ones I had seen look uber expensive

I was more after something like this..



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Re: wing 'whip' aerial
« Reply #3 on: 01 April 2011, 22:55 »
right... i think I have found it.. just got to speak to BMW

its the aerials that feature on their convertibles... took a good look at one tonight in london and I think it will do the job perfectly

unless anyone can specify a good BMW aerial supplier?

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Re: wing 'whip' aerial
« Reply #4 on: 02 April 2011, 00:04 »
right... i think I have found it.. just got to speak to BMW

its the aerials that feature on their convertibles... took a good look at one tonight in london and I think it will do the job perfectly

unless anyone can specify a good BMW aerial supplier?

Hella from memory. :smiley:

Why not fit an electric one, not that expensive and easy to fit.
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Re: wing 'whip' aerial
« Reply #5 on: 02 April 2011, 19:28 »
right... i think I have found it.. just got to speak to BMW

its the aerials that feature on their convertibles... took a good look at one tonight in london and I think it will do the job perfectly

unless anyone can specify a good BMW aerial supplier?

Hella from memory. :smiley:

Why not fit an electric one, not that expensive and easy to fit.

because I want a non-electric whip one!  :grin:

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Re: wing 'whip' aerial
« Reply #6 on: 02 April 2011, 21:52 »
right... i think I have found it.. just got to speak to BMW

its the aerials that feature on their convertibles... took a good look at one tonight in london and I think it will do the job perfectly

unless anyone can specify a good BMW aerial supplier?

Hella from memory. :smiley:

Why not fit an electric one, not that expensive and easy to fit.

because I want a non-electric whip one!  :grin:

Fair point :afro:
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Re: wing 'whip' aerial
« Reply #7 on: 03 April 2011, 10:15 »
right... i think I have found it.. just got to speak to BMW

its the aerials that feature on their convertibles... took a good look at one tonight in london and I think it will do the job perfectly

unless anyone can specify a good BMW aerial supplier?

Hella from memory. :smiley:

Why not fit an electric one, not that expensive and easy to fit.

because I want a non-electric whip one!  :grin:

Fair point :afro:

i could have gone down that option at the beginning... its just that, in a similar way to the rear aero wiper on the mk3, I want something that will look good and work properly, suit the car etc... I know what I am after... its just finding it  :laugh: