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      12-30-2010, 11:08 AM   #1
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Satnav Aerial

Can any one give me the distance from the tail gate spoiler to the back of the satnav roof aerial?
I have not ordered the Satnav with my car so it will not come with the Shark Fin roof aerial which I like, so my intentions are to fit a dummy aerial but cannot make out from pictures the exact position on the roof.
As a matter of interest has anyone fitted a dummy shark fin aerial?
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      12-30-2010, 11:35 AM   #2
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Nope... What a strange idea...
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Can any one give me the distance from the tail gate spoiler to the back of the satnav roof aerial?
I have not ordered the Satnav with my car so it will not come with the Shark Fin roof aerial which I like, so my intentions are to fit a dummy aerial but cannot make out from pictures the exact position on the roof.
As a matter of interest has anyone fitted a dummy shark fin aerial?
Hi William, If you really want the shark fin order option 644. This adds the full Bluetooth phone option including voice control and comes with the fin. I would highly recommend it.

If you are really, really serious about adding a dummy fin I will post the dimensions. But think of option 644.
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      12-31-2010, 02:42 AM   #4
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Hi William, If you really want the shark fin order option 644. This adds the full Bluetooth phone option including voice control and comes with the fin. I would highly recommend it.

If you are really, really serious about adding a dummy fin I will post the dimensions. But think of option 644.
Hi Mario
I would if I could but it's to late as the car is being delivered at the end of January, thats why I thought in fitting the dummy shark fin, may be it's a silly idea to some but for it costs to purchase one I thought I would see what it looked like.
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      12-31-2010, 04:27 AM   #5
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There ya go :

http://www.styleandperformance.co.uk...oducts_id=4270

Under 7 quid... Can't go wrong with that,can you ?
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WilliamT, to be honest forget about it - aesthetically it doesn't do anything - esp. if you've ordered xLine with Aluminium roof rails.

I'm only getting the fin cos I've ordered the full Bluetooth option (my dealer hoodwinked me into this as he was not familiar with the cheaper, more basic option), and frankly I wasn't bothered aesthetically by not having the fin.

Know what? Save that money and trouble and put it to good use for the New Year - perhaps something for your loved one?
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Agreed.
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Guys I have put the shark fin antenna for aesthitical reasons on my black X1 with x-line and it does make a difference on the look. If you have the money go for it.

I spent 400 euros to add kidney chrome grilles, shark fin antenna and chrome line strips on the windows.

All of them gives a nice add on the black.

Happy new Year!

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Guys I have put the shark fin antenna for aesthitical reasons on my black X1 with x-line and it does make a difference on the look. If you have the money go for it.

I spent 400 euros to add kidney chrome grilles, shark fin antenna and chrome line strips on the windows.

All of them gives a nice add on the black.

Happy new Year!

Photos of my X will be with you in ten days.
Thanks Demitris
As the colour of my X1 is Jet Black I should have no problems in matching the paint on the aerial, would just like to know the exact position of the aerial on the roof?
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If it's that important, why don't you just go to your nearest dealer and take measurements and pictures ?
Sounds like the safest way to me to get accurate info...
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It is 130mm from where the roof ends (not the spoiler) to the back of the shark fin.
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It is 130mm from where the roof ends (not the spoiler) to the back of the shark fin.
Spot On tompak
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Yeahh shark fin!!!
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