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Yesterday 09:21 AM
bamendo I had the 13" antenna X on for 2 years and took it off before selling my '12 to buy a '14. I listened to the radio on the way home with the stock and then replaced it with the Antenna X; no difference for me.
Yesterday 09:10 AM
PhotoWrangler
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Originally Posted by PhotoWrangler View Post
Anyone else having issues with the 13" off road antenna? I've had nothing but static with mine. And I'm in Houston, so its not like there should be any static.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZ6m36bhWbA



I dont know why the videos arent' showing, but the reception on FM stations pretty much suck with the 13". It's constant static and an in and out signal just traveling down loop 610 in Houston. There's no feasible reason that this should be happening. A coat hanger and aluminum foil could probably do better.
04-18-2014 01:03 PM
Maxx143
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Originally Posted by 2013JKBulldog View Post
I think the Sat antenna is different than the radio antenna
^^^^^this^^^^^

The sat antenna is in the soundbar IIRC. I replaced the stock radio antenna with a 13" antenna X and haven't noticed any affect on reception.
04-18-2014 12:41 PM
2013JKBulldog I think the Sat antenna is different than the radio antenna
04-18-2014 12:39 PM
Ed Pursell I have Sirius reception radio....If I buy the 13", does/will it make a difference?? I wouldn't think with satellite, you wouldn't notice any difference.. 2012 JKU
04-17-2014 05:33 PM
PhotoWrangler Anyone else having issues with the 13" off road antenna? I've had nothing but static with mine. And I'm in Houston, so its not like there should be any static.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZ6m36bhWbA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_D1d9S7rVE
04-12-2014 08:01 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by RenVarney View Post
First post on here! I've been a bit of a phantom on these forums since I purchased my 03 rubicon in December. I must say, so many helpful hints and threads! After reading this thread I decided to purchase an AntennaX Off-Road (13-inch) Antenna off amazon prime. It arrived yesterday and I installed it this morning. Looks great and reception made no difference than the stock antenna. Mildly tedious install, but worth it! I did manage to over thread a bit which warped the plastic on the bottom of the mount, but nothing broke, so all is good Thanks AntennaX!
looks great on the TJ!!
04-09-2014 11:05 AM
RenVarney First post on here! I've been a bit of a phantom on these forums since I purchased my 03 rubicon in December. I must say, so many helpful hints and threads! After reading this thread I decided to purchase an AntennaX Off-Road (13-inch) Antenna off amazon prime. It arrived yesterday and I installed it this morning. Looks great and reception made no difference than the stock antenna. Mildly tedious install, but worth it! I did manage to over thread a bit which warped the plastic on the bottom of the mount, but nothing broke, so all is good Thanks AntennaX!
04-04-2014 10:32 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by PhotoWrangler View Post
Picked up the antenna x today. Love it!
goes well against a light color wrangler!!
03-27-2014 10:11 PM
PhotoWrangler Picked up the antenna x today. Love it!
02-14-2014 10:04 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by NYEDC108 View Post
So I have the small antenna and lost all my reception
No am hannity!!
No fm.

I bought an amplified antenna and was thinking of setting it up inside dash and leaving the shorty antenna x for purely aesthetics because it looks dam good.

Any thought ideas on this
Best way and place to set up amplified deal?

Ed
I would say glovebox or top of dash in center
02-12-2014 11:58 PM
NYEDC108 So I have the small antenna and lost all my reception
No am hannity!!
No fm.

I bought an amplified antenna and was thinking of setting it up inside dash and leaving the shorty antenna x for purely aesthetics because it looks dam good.

Any thought ideas on this
Best way and place to set up amplified deal?

Ed
01-30-2014 04:57 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by Borknagar View Post

One thing I did notice is there is a slight back rake on the antenna due to the mount (no fault of the antenna) - anyone know if its possible to rotate the antenna mount forward a few degrees? Have no looked at it - but I am sure there is a way. Yeah its super anal I know - but it would look better if it were 100% vertical.
I think that is how it comes from the factory, unless the 3 mounting holes are off center
01-14-2014 08:48 AM
J Gand Has anyone compared the reception on the 13 inch and the 24 inch? I have the 13 inch, and have noticed reduced reception. I'm thinking about taking of the 13" and going with the 24".
01-13-2014 11:08 PM
Borknagar
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Originally Posted by DustyJK View Post
It is a simple thread and nut. I had to use a small wrench in order to break the threads loose, but was then able to use my hands. The new antenna should be able to just screw in
Removing the stock antenna is 9mm.
01-13-2014 11:01 PM
Borknagar Got the Stubby and the 13 incher (I'll keep that in the Jeep for fast swap out if I ever need it) - Stubby seems to work great no complaints.

One thing I did notice is there is a slight back rake on the antenna due to the mount (no fault of the antenna) - anyone know if its possible to rotate the antenna mount forward a few degrees? Have no looked at it - but I am sure there is a way. Yeah its super anal I know - but it would look better if it were 100% vertical.
01-13-2014 09:22 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by mzbrandi View Post
You guys sell bigger antennas? I get spotty reception.

Brandi
yes, we sell a 24 inch version
01-10-2014 09:05 PM
mzbrandi
You guys sell bigger antennas? I get spotty reception.

Brandi
01-10-2014 12:29 AM
Samureye I got a 21" version of those from quadratec. Sorry I don't have a link. Its short enough that it doesn't hit the trees anymore but taller so I don't worry about the reception. Search it out.
01-09-2014 09:19 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by MagicMtnDan View Post
How does the stock antenna bracket attach to the JK? Is it threaded with a nut on the inside of the body?

How do I get to the wire and nut on the inside of the body to remove the bracket?

Thanks
for the mount, and not the antenna. just pop the plastic round cover off, then you will see 3 bolts holding the metal mount to the body of the jeep. I believe they are 10mm bolts, then you can get to the antenna cable that unplugs from the mount
01-08-2014 11:09 AM
DustyJK
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Originally Posted by MagicMtnDan View Post
How does the stock antenna bracket attach to the JK? Is it threaded with a nut on the inside of the body? Thanks
It is a simple thread and nut. I had to use a small wrench in order to break the threads loose, but was then able to use my hands. The new antenna should be able to just screw in
01-08-2014 10:15 AM
MagicMtnDan How does the stock antenna bracket attach to the JK? Is it threaded with a nut on the inside of the body?

How do I get to the wire and nut on the inside of the body to remove the bracket?

Thanks
01-08-2014 08:47 AM
DustyJK I've been sporting the AntennaX 13" Offroad for about 3 months with no issues. I like the beefier utility look of it.
01-08-2014 05:07 AM
SteedGun I just bought the 14" from Antenna X. I am tempted to also buy the 5" for just around town and put the 14 on when going out.
01-08-2014 03:59 AM
mayer906 i bought the 5 inch antenna from antennaX because i loved how it looked. Its not the greatest but it does the job. Most of the time I'm listening to my iPod anyway so I'm not that worried
12-10-2013 09:11 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by mayer906 View Post
where did you get this from ?
we sell the 5 inch antenna on our website:

The Shorty (5" inch) ANTENNA - 2007 thru 2014 Jeep WRANGLER Unlimited JK

or amazon prime:

The Shorty (5" inch) ANTENNA - 2007 thru 2014 Jeep WRANGLER Unlimited JK : Amazon.com : Automotive
12-10-2013 09:16 AM
J Gand I purchased a 13 inch Antenna X. I love the way it looks, but I have noticed a significant drop off in reception.
12-10-2013 08:54 AM
mayer906
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Originally Posted by JKPaul View Post
I look for 3 things in every product I buy. Form, Fit and Function. This new 5" edition of AntennaX meets all 3. Fits good, looks good, and works just fine. I tested it in and around town, all good. I went out of town about 5-6 Kms, all good. I was surprised that it was metal, very sturdy, installed easily, I did use Loctite on it. You have another satisfied customer.
where did you get this from ?
09-23-2013 07:20 PM
Antenna_X
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Originally Posted by Fwalter View Post
Works great, I am rural also closest radio stations 50+ miles and it works just as or better than the stock antena
yes, this CB antenna picks up AM stations perfectly also
09-23-2013 05:11 PM
Fwalter
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Originally Posted by boon4376 View Post
What's the reception like with a longer CB antenna?? I live in rural Maine - the reception is already bad enough most of the time - I need it to improve.
Works great, I am rural also closest radio stations 50+ miles and it works just as or better than the stock antena
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