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Old 05-26-11, 09:04 PM   #1
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Exclamation 1thing I dislike (mod added title: I dislike the antenna)

I love my 96 LS400 but one thing that I hate is that long antena makes it look like a remote control car for some reason. Is there some sort of smaller antenna that goes well with the cars audio or maybe if possible a shark fin? p
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Old 05-26-11, 09:20 PM   #2
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Remove,Seal and repaint that waht i did with with Supra MKIII and install internal or wind screen attena ... Focal or Bousch making it
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Old 05-26-11, 10:42 PM   #3
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Why Toyota put in a mast antenna in the LS is The 1980 Celica had a integrated windshield antenna then.

Among other body work I want, that antenna opening would be welded up. I'm just not motivated to spend the $$ since it leads into body mods since the car would be in.

Thinking about my nit picking, I wish they gave the LS headlight projectors instead of the big lens reflectors. The SC's and GS's had them, right?
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Old 05-27-11, 12:40 AM   #4
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http://www.junction-produce.co.jp/en...nna/index.html

done.
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Old 05-27-11, 01:42 AM   #5
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I'm not sure that JP "antenna" is functional. I think it is for looks. You could possibly find a wrecked 98-00 and swap out the rear window, which has an antenna built in.
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autoloc and a few other companies sell hidden/window antennas for reasonable price.

but unless you're ready to repaint a large portion of the car to properly shave the antenna hole its all for nought.
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Why do you have to knock R/C Cars? THIS one doesn't have a visible antenna! :P

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls43...yle-ls430.html
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Why do you have to knock R/C Cars? THIS one doesn't have a visible antenna! :P

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls43...yle-ls430.html
im not knocking R/C cars at all I have 2 my self but I just hate how huge it is it looks stupid
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Old 05-27-11, 09:55 AM   #9
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It must be market trends, my 1994 JDM Celsior has an integrated rear demister/antenna so no external antenna.
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Old 05-27-11, 10:39 AM   #10
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today im going to see if theres anything i can do to modify the antenna wish me luck hopefully i dont mess it up
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Old 05-27-11, 11:57 AM   #11
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Remove,Seal and repaint that waht i did with with Supra MKIII and install internal or wind screen attena ... Focal or Bousch making it
This is now going to be on my mod list for my 92 LS lol. Got a link for the it? Where I can buy the parts
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Old 05-27-11, 12:59 PM   #12
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OK So i took the whole antenna system off it was easy and quick but messed around and broke the antenna. now i have to replace it with a short one. lol
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Import a JDM Celsior, they have the antenna in the rear window.
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Why Toyota put in a mast antenna in the LS is The 1980 Celica had a integrated windshield antenna then.

Among other body work I want, that antenna opening would be welded up. I'm just not motivated to spend the $$ since it leads into body mods since the car would be in.

Thinking about my nit picking, I wish they gave the LS headlight projectors instead of the big lens reflectors. The SC's and GS's had them, right?
Correction: Lexus put the mast antenna in. My '91 Toyota Celsior has it integrated in the rear window.
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Old 05-31-11, 07:03 PM   #15
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I'm with you on the antenna. I opted to go with power antenna through the rear deck and had the hole welded and body filled then repainted (no more hole) and it is great now. I hated my CB radio type antenna also. That thing extended like 6 feet
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