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Old 07-15-2012, 08:44 AM   #1
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shark fin for satellite?

i installed sirius years ago and put the antenna it came with in front of the shark fin.............can the shark fin itself be used as a sirius antenna? i had no idea if so
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If you get the small hi gain SIRIUS antenna, you can fit it inside the sharkfin antenna. You take out the original Bluetooth antenna inside the sharkfin and replace it with the SIRIUS antenna, seal it, and then mount. I did this with my 323i and will eventually do this with my ZHP.

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interesting, i would think covering the antenna up with a painted item would make it not work
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I had no issues what so ever when I did mine and it provided a more stealth install which is what I was going for...
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