Manual aerial to electric?

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Manual aerial to electric?

Postby L9XSS » Sun Aug 07, 2011 1:46 pm

Thinking of fitting an electric aerial to replace the standard manual one. How easy is this to do? Is it just plug and play? (the car is a 2001 mk2.5). Thanks in advance.
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Re: Manual aerial to electric?

Postby BestGear » Sun Aug 07, 2011 2:56 pm

Hi

I doubt if the wiring will be there, but its a very easy car to run wiring to anyway!

It would be best if you managed to get an original aerial, but that will be ££££ as oposed to an aftermarket one.

The original one would bolt straight to the lower fixing... you may need to make a bracket up for an aftermarket aerial, but should be easy enough.

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Re: Manual aerial to electric?

Postby Richardn » Sun Aug 07, 2011 2:59 pm

You need a mazda arial or it will be too long in the boot. Wiring will be in place
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Re: Manual aerial to electric?

Postby BestGear » Sun Aug 07, 2011 3:03 pm

Richardn wrote:You need a mazda arial or it will be too long in the boot.


There are a few aftermarket ones that fit - ISTR there is a Bosch one, and a Honda S2000 fits too... and I think MX5Parts do an aftermarket one as well....or at least they did, if they dont now.

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Re: Manual aerial to electric?

Postby drumtochty » Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:45 am

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