Electric Aerial Rebuild

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Re: Electric Aerial Rebuild

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Post by coupecrazyman » Sat Mar 30, 2013 6:36 am

Hi, coincidence or not , the arial I got from a good guy off here was initially noisey , but as I've said on a dif topic the use of spray that leaves a residue of PTFE may or may not be this, you have now got to listen very hard to hear it going up or down. I'm obviously a convert, but I'd rather have a slippy residue being left than the sticky oily one of wd40 etc :think:



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Post by coupecrazyman » Sat Mar 30, 2013 6:49 am

Further to the above, speaking as an eng (not cars )I do NOT like exposed grease. In my experience unless its sealed in it WILL attract and keep hold of any crap about, at the point you are tryin to protect. If your arial allows water and therefore crap in , don't give it a big magnet to go to.. Only my opinion mind :confusion-shrug: :icon-biggrin:

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Post by coupecrazyman » Sat Mar 30, 2013 9:10 am

No worries pal, just throwing it out there for debate.... I don't no ,... :icon-biggrin:

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Re: Electric Aerial Rebuild

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Post by pinkthunder » Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:20 pm

I have just taken a look at my aerial as it's totally not working.
The red cable going to the aerial has been split and tapped up?
I have tried reconnecting but no joy.
So here's the question why has this been disconnected and both ends tapped up?

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Post by Fletch » Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:50 pm

Hmmmm... Should have read this before I fixed mine permanently with a hammer. It wouldn't go down, so... Well you know...


Serious now.. Has anyone got a spare gen 2 aerial for sale?

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Post by Fletch » Thu Jun 12, 2014 4:54 pm

Cheers Rik, the mast is fine, goes up and down by hand. Wondering if maybe I've snapped something or dislodged something. That's why I shouldn't fix poo when I'm drunk. Seemed a good idea at the time.

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Post by Fletch » Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:00 pm

Ok. I'll look into replacing it before I sell then. Cheers mate.

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Re: Electric Aerial Rebuild

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Post by robbo » Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:16 pm

handy guide that, used to rebuild a few of these during my apprenticeship at Ford.

Might have to get a universal one for the evo as it's just got a std mast in it :think:
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