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Old 12-28-2011, 01:21 AM
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Default Installed my Shark Fin antenna from Beat-Sonic

I had an extra 15 minutes this afternoon so I installed my new Shark Fin antenna from Beat-Sonic. Easy to do and I think it looks much better than the stock black antenna.

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Stylish I think.
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Old 12-28-2011, 05:02 PM
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it does look better i may need to get one for mine too ;)
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Old 12-31-2011, 04:53 AM
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Clean install bro
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Old 02-19-2012, 07:35 AM
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Any difference in reception? Can I get one in black sand pearl? How's the adhesive stand up to a car wash beating?
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Any difference in reception? Can I get one in black sand pearl? How's the adhesive stand up to a car wash beating?
Reception is great, even the HD stations come in clear. I'm sure they have BSP available. Just check them out here Beat-Sonic USA

Talk to Eric and tell him TAZ sent you.
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pretty sweet!

oh and to the car wash beatings I have a fake shark fin on my xb and it's lasted 5+ years...
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Originally Posted by hotbox05 View Post
pretty sweet!

oh and to the car wash beatings I have a fake shark fin on my xb and it's lasted 5+ years...
Nice. No one washes this baby but me.
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Originally Posted by surfcitylocal View Post
Nice. No one washes this baby but me.
ditto myself but i'm sure it'd take even the harshest scrubbing to loosen up 3m tape.
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Originally Posted by hotbox05 View Post
ditto myself but i'm sure it'd take even the harshest scrubbing to loosen up 3m tape.
True. I used 3M tape to hold the wing on my xB and never had a problem in four years. Awesome stuff.
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Made a trip over the Best-Sonic USA today to see what Eric and the boys were up to. They have a new front camera module for me to try out and they had a little surprise for me as well.

A smaller color matched shark fin antenna. This one works just as well but is a little smaller and has less sharp edges in the design than the first one I installed. Here are some pictures for comparison...

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Here is the new smaller antenna installed...

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Many thanks to Eric and everyone at Beat-Sonic for the new antenna. I think it goes much better with the FIVE:AD body kit wing.
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They dont make it in the Burnt Orange color? I guess I could just get the carbon-fiber one if not.
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Originally Posted by iQBurnr View Post
They dont make it in the Burnt Orange color? I guess I could just get the carbon-fiber one if not.
I thought they did make it in Hot Lava. I'll ask Eric and let you know.
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Originally Posted by surfcitylocal View Post
I thought they did make it in Hot Lava. I'll ask Eric and let you know.
I checked online and didnt see it, but let me know. thanks!
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I spoke to Eric and he said the Shark Fin for the FR-S will work with the iQ. It's the first one I installed on mine. It's a little larger and more sleek looking. He does have those in Hot Lava.

http://www.beatsonicusa.com/shark-fi...frs/fda43.html
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as much as i like the look of the smaller fin antenna, $120 plus shipping is a bit pricy for my wallet.
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Originally Posted by surfcitylocal View Post
I spoke to Eric and he said the Shark Fin for the FR-S will work with the iQ. It's the first one I installed on mine. It's a little larger and more sleek looking. He does have those in Hot Lava.

http://www.beatsonicusa.com/shark-fi...frs/fda43.html
Great, thanks for looking into this TAZ!
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Looks GOOD! Wish they had one in Hot Lava.
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Oops. Missed the end of the thread. Just ordered one!
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Old 10-27-2012, 02:53 AM
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Just for the record, Visual Garage makes shark fin antennas that fit the iQ, painted in all stock colors, and have room to fit a satellite radio antenna underneath without blocking signal. Looks great on my Hot Lava iQ!
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Default Shark Fin Looks Great!

Way better than the remote control car look!
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