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easy difficult? I'll be getting a new antenna shortly, because the body shop damaged mine while they were doing work on it.

so, to save some money, once I get the insurance check for it, I'll be buying a new antenna and installing it myself. How is it to run the wire down the a-pillar? Is it overly difficult? do I have to take the interior apart? Thanks
 

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use some mechanics wire and tire it to the old one when you pull it thru...tie it to the end that's currently in the radio and then pull it all thru. It'll make your life MUCH easier...then attach it to the same end of the NEW antenna.
 

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Yeah I'm necroing this w/ some useful info.

I have to replace my GC antenna b/c after body work, AM reception went to hell, and FM has gotten noticeably worse.

In the later version of the GC at least, it stays inside the A pillar until it meets the body, and about half way up the fender, it comes into the cabin, where it slinks around a couple parts on the bulkhead and then goes under the carpet, where it's held down by two pieces of that foam tape.

It goes across the footwell, and then up the transmission tunnel just under the front of the dash, where it enters the space behind the HVAC/radio cavity. There, it goes into the radio.

DEFINITELY use a strong string to tie on as you pull it out of the A pillar, b/c I imagine it'll be a nightmare to fish.

You're welcome!
 
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