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Old 03-24-2012, 11:41 AM
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Default VG Shark Fin Antenna Installed!!

I installed my Visual Garage Shark Fin Antenna!

I'm extremely pleased. The paint matches real well. I'm very surprised and pleased with the reception. The two stations I listen to, when not playing CDs, come in better with the Fin! I always had an issue with one station dropping out. This is no longer the case. Very cool and pleasantly surprised in regards to reception!!

The install is straightforward and easy. You pretty much have one shot to seat the VG Fin in place (the adhesive is extremely sticky). It's very important to mark the area where you're going to install the Shark Fin. You want to prep the area real well. I used dawn dish washing liquid (to remove any wax) and alcohol to prep the area for install. Make sure the barrel of the antenna wire is facing down when you screw it in. Don't over-tighten the screw.

I prefer the VG Shark Fin over the black OEM whip antenna. I think the VG fin slopes nicely with the Fit and the paint matches the vehicle. I waited just under 4 weeks for the VG Fin, but it was well worth the wait. VG kept me up to date, as they were having an issue with my color. I could be the first OBM Fit with the VG Shark Fin. Visual Garage was very professional and awesome throughout the entire process. I can't say enough about their service!

I took plenty of pics from different angles (Excuse car. Dirty and plenty of pollen here now ). If you're considering a Visual Garage Shark Fin Antenna, I hope this information helps you!








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Old 03-25-2012, 01:52 AM
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Looks good and it's good to see the reception is improved.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:07 PM
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Thanks claymore! I'm very pleased with this little upgrade.

Goodies I've added thus far: Cargo tray, window tints, Clazzio seat covers, cargo cover and shark fin antenna.

Now to think of something else to do with the Fit.
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Looks great. I was wondering how you flipped the Spoiler up in the 5th photo?
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Looks great. I was wondering how you flipped the Spoiler up in the 5th photo?
Thanks Susan!

The spoiler is attached to the hatch. I opened the hatch to show the clearance of the spoiler versus the Fin.
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ok--I can't see the rest of the hatch, so thought you figured some way to move the spoiler by itself. I am so tempted to do this little mod over the summer.
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I am so tempted to do this little mod over the summer.
Go for it! I'm so glad the black whip antenna is gone. The fin looks like it belongs on the car.
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