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post #1 of 6 Old 07-13-2014, 08:37 PM Thread Starter
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Satellite Radio Antenna Relocation Instructions

Hey Guys, I'm getting ready to relocate my satellite radio antenna from above the roll bar to outside the truck right in front of the windshield on my 14 JKU Rubicon.

My question is in regards to the durability, have any of you had any issues with your relocated antenna? I'm concerned with exposing it to the elements due to it being mounted inside from the factory. Any input you guys might have would be greatly appreciated.


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My factory antenna died so I temporarily installed a new one on the passenger side of the dash. That was 3 years ago and it has worked just fine against the windshield I don't even notice it.
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My factory antenna died so I temporarily installed a new one on the passenger side of the dash. That was 3 years ago and it has worked just fine against the windshield I don't even notice it.
Thanks for the reply, is yours inside out outside the windshield?


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I have a Sirus antenna thats been sitting on top of one of my cars for I don't know maybe 7 years or so? It looks fine. Might want to consider getting one of those antennas if they aren't the same.

I've thought about moving mine outside too, I get crap for reception if I fold the front back with my soft top since it all sits on top of the factory location.
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Thanks, I'll definitely have to look into that. My factory antenna sucks inside the truck, and with the gobi rack getting ready to go on, I want to make sure we don't have any interference.


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I ended up doing a complete how to because I couldn't find one, here's the link and there are plenty of pictures.

JK Sat Antenna Relocation DIY



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