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Old 03-31-2003, 08:12 PM
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Re: antenna install

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Originally posted by shep01
ok - you put the antenna exactly where i wanted to place it - i contacted the mfct. and they said not to place it inside - they claim that the car being metal will cause itto reject up to 90% (yes 90%) of the signal. please let me know your experience with reception as that big ugly antenna is what is stopping me from using xm or sirius right now. thanks
There are many people on the board that have installed their antennae on the package shelf without a problem, including TD whose antenna is actually inside the third brake light housing on his E36.

Mine is inside the car, too (at least with the top up) and my reception is fine, but my experience may not be representative since I have a convertible.
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