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Old 09-02-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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New Radio Installation question

The old antenna doesn't fit into the new sony deck I bought. Is there an adapter I need to get?

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Old 09-02-2011, 08:23 PM   #2
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That's really unusual, all the car radio antenna plugs and jacks I've seen over many years have always been the same. Can you post a pic of the jack on the radio and the antenna cable plug?

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Old 09-02-2011, 08:27 PM   #3
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What Jerry said. I have never seen anything but the same old antenna plug that they have been using since the dawn of time.
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:32 PM   #4
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Ok maybe I need to try harder. Or maybe I am trying to plug it into the wrong spot. DOH!
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maybe I am trying to plug it into the wrong spot.
Maybe, there are lots of funny-looking jacks on the backs of modern radios now. Let's hope you get lucky and find it still has a standard size antenna jack hidden somewhere on the rear.
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:35 PM   #6
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No. My 04 has the new antenna plug at the radio not the plugs from the old days.
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:35 PM   #7
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My Kenwood from Crutchfield came with an adapter in the installation kit. You may find the adapter you need there.
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:49 PM   #8
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It doesnt fit I just tried again. This is what the antenna looks like coming out of the jeep. Anyone have an idea?
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:50 PM   #9
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Rdrice thanks for that link I will check it out
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:02 PM   #10
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Antenna Adapter

This may be what you need but I would call them.
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:23 PM   #11
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That looks like it would work! I will give them a call and see if its the missing piece.
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:25 PM   #12
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It doesnt fit I just tried again. This is what the antenna looks like coming out of the jeep. Anyone have an idea?
You need an antenna adapter, should cost about 10 dollars at any aftermarket stereo shop. I think Walmart even carries them.
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:10 PM   #13
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Thanks guys! The radio is in and working great. Best Buy had the adapter I needed. Now it's time for new speakers
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Thanks guys! The radio is in and working great. Best Buy had the adapter I needed. Now it's time for new speakers
There are also adapters for the new speakers so you won't have to cut off your stock speaker connectors.

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