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Antenna 07 Silverado

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by no0b123, Nov 5, 2007.

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  1. no0b123

    no0b123 New Member 100 Posts

    What is the black "fin" on top of the 07' Chevy Silverado's? I have seen them on other luxury vehicles, but I only like the ones on the new Silverados. It's not a "shark fin" like what the BMW's have, but it's similar. I want to know what is it used for, and can I get one to use for AM/FM radio only on my 06' Silverado? I don't like my current black antenna stick, and would much rather have the cool "fin" antenna.

    http://s8.photobucket.com/albums/a8/no0b12345/?action=view&current=antenna.jpg
    Thats what I'm talking about
  2. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    That's for onstar and XM radio.
  3. no0b123

    no0b123 New Member 100 Posts

    Thats gay. Is there any way to use it for AM/FM radio only. And if I were to get XM radio, is it better than Sirius? I'll never have OnStar either, but I want that antenna cover :grrrrrr:
  4. finalday7

    finalday7 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    I don't think it will work for am/fm because I have an additional antenna for that. But yeah they do look pretty cool. To bad you don't have one :na: Just messin.
  5. ChevyFan

    ChevyFan Administrator Staff Member 1000 Posts

    I'm not sure, but someone probably makes a terrestial antenna that looks like that. I'll look around.
  6. no0b123

    no0b123 New Member 100 Posts

    Yeah, thanks finalday7 :rolleyes:
    Wheres your separate antenna for the AM/FM radio? I only listen to one Rock radio station, and will never have OnStar, or XM radio. I just like the clean look of that "fin" antenna.

    What about those antennas that are on the back windows of SUV's? Are those for the AM/FM radio? I'm looking for a cleaner looking AM/FM radio antenna!
  7. Chevy Girl

    Chevy Girl New Member Platinum Contributor 100 Posts

    The other antenna is still there as far as I know. I looked at a 2007 Trailblazer and it has the "fin" antenna and the old metal one as well.
  8. finalday7

    finalday7 New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Yeah the antenna is in the normal spot at the front.
  9. no0b123

    no0b123 New Member 100 Posts

    Find anything? :neutral:

    finalday7: Why have both antennas, XM radio gives you AM/FM radio channels. Why would you need both antennas up then?
  10. unplugged

    unplugged New Member 1000 Posts 100 Posts

    Scosche offers an antenna that mounts inside the rear glass. Not a shark fin, but if the standard antenna isn't visually appealing to you.....
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