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Found an antenna under the hood

Was looking around under the hood near the air filter when I found an 18" antenna (looks like a fishing pole) just laying there! Our 2007 SLK280 has a shorty antenna installed so I wonder what this one is (was) for? It has the same threads as the shorty....I wonder if it would give us better reception?
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- sounds like you found the original whip antenna, and that's a damned odd place to keep it! :-)

Post up a picture, but suspect you can unscrew the shorty and pop that one on and get better reception.



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but won't look as nice as the shorty


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