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Old 08-09-2008, 03:03 PM
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part number: 15287179

this little piece cost about 13 dollars at you local gm house and about 10min of your time

this is a factory antenna delete used on escalades and will work on all trucks 99-06 and 07 classics.

Remove the antenna and then pop off the cowl corner(3 clips)
unbolt the base of the antenna (3 screws) and lay it down, running it parallel with fender
bolt "L" bracket or plumbers tape to were the base of antanna bolted to.
bolt base of antenna to the other end of "L" bracket of plumbers tape
screw antenna to the antenna base.
zip tie towards the end of the antenna to the inside of fender
snap antenna delete/escalade cowl corner

i will post up pictures when im done with the install, which will be monday if i get off in time to get the part from the gm house.


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^^^UGLY ANTENNA^^^
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^^^REMOVE ANTENNA, AND POP PANEL OFF^^^
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^^^UN-DO THE 3 BOLTS^^^
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^^^MAKE AN "L" BRACKET, I MADEMINE OUT OF ALUMINUM, ATTACH TO THE ATENNA BASE^^^
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^^^LAY DOWN ANTENNA^^^

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^^^FINISHED PRODUCT^^^

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Old 08-09-2008, 03:06 PM
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Old 08-09-2008, 03:11 PM
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i can post pics but it wouldnt be of my install, SUCKA!!

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Old 08-09-2008, 08:15 PM
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so what we still want pics you tease
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Old 08-11-2008, 04:28 AM
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so what we still want pics you tease
X2!!
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who wants to bet that the car wash guys could still mess it up ? nice job, looks clean,,,,,,,,,,,,, hows reception ?
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who wants to bet that the car wash guys could still mess it up ? nice job, looks clean,,,,,,,,,,,,, hows reception ?
its about the same, not enough difference to really get up set over it.


i cant wait to take it though the car wash, it only gets washed about 3-4 times a week .
im a regular.
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Old 08-12-2008, 05:24 AM
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Nice, what's plumber's tape? Yea, go thru the carwash and at the end say, "Dude, your machine ate my antenna." Or should I translate, "Ahora cabron, tu pinche maquina se comen mi antena guey"

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Old 08-12-2008, 10:13 AM
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nice mod. i might have to give it a try
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Old 08-12-2008, 03:30 PM
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cool mod!! i wish the antenna on my dodge wasn't in the fender.... if i had thought of it when i painted it i would have shaved it too..... anyway.... i know some chevy guys that will prolly like to do this. thanks for posting up the part numbers and prices so i can easily tell them about it.
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