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1993 Honda Accord Antenna


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10-04-03, 07:48 AM   #1  
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1993 Honda Accord Antenna

I have the electrical antenna that has a broken mast. Could this be replaced with a non-electrical antenna? (one that just stays in whatever position I put it in.) Would like to connect the same wiring and just bolt in a new one. The plastic gearing that raises and lowers the one I have now is already broken so it is of no use anyway.

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10-04-03, 10:55 AM   #2  
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Just about any parts store should have a manual antenna for your car.

 
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10-04-03, 02:31 PM   #3  
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Thanks for the reply Joe. Would I just hook up the wire that is now connected to this antenna or would I have to run the new wire all the way to the radio?

Also, where do I get to this antenna? Trunk panel, under the car? Seems hidden

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10-05-03, 08:44 AM   #4  
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Antenna unit is in the trunk on that car.

On my 84 Oldsmobile, I got it from my uncle. Someone snapped off the power antenna in NYC when my cousin took the car there some years ago.

I simply bought an 8 dollar antenna and attached it to the stub of what was left after grinding it clean. Been there since 1996. LOL.

 
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10-29-03, 11:43 AM   #5  
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Hi, I have gotten around to this antenna replacement and have a couple more questions.

The O.D. of the broken antenna is 5/16 and everything I have found in the kind that slip over the stud (other than those with the spring at the base of them) says that the diameter has to 1/4 or under.

If I cannot find anything larger, I may have to resort to just replacing the whole antenna with a manual. I am pretty good at doing things of this nature but for some reason, I cannot exactly see how this electric antenna comes out. Actually I would have already did this when I found my OD was too large had I been clear on the removal. I have had the chrome ring off from on top of the fender. From there I cannot see any threads on top or underneath. I have tried to find this without having to bother you guys but repair manuals I have read do not cover this easy
stuff.

Thanks for any suggestions!!

 
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10-29-03, 12:01 PM   #6  
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Hit your Honda dealer's parts counter and ask for an exploded view of the antenna and how it's mounted. That should get you going.

 
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10-29-03, 12:08 PM   #7  
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Thanks Joe, for the quick reply too.

 
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10-29-03, 01:21 PM   #8  
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Sure. Let us know the outcome.

 
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