WTB lead wires for antenna in glass

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  1. Adams

    Adams Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    I need to buy the lead wires that solder onto the antenna in the glass. Mine melted in a fire. Amazing that the windshield did not delaminate and I want to reuse it because repops are not so great.
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    Unless your trying to keep your car factory original what I did was purchased an aftermarket antenna that I mounted on top of my glove compartment box. I put a new windshield in my 71 with the windshield mounted wire antenna and I had terrible reception with it and with my antenna that mounts inside I get great reception and nobody can tell the difference
     
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    This is a great idea but I did not think that antennas worked too well through metal? I have seen some that mount at the top of the glass inside the car but did not want anything visible like that. Please let me know what you used and I will check it out.
    I also plan to drive by a glass shop and see if I can cut something off a windshield they are discarding.
    Still looking for the original style though as it would be easy to solder on.
     
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    It’s been 3-4 years ago I purchased the antenna just do a google search and you should find several different ones. They aren’t very expensive
     
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