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#1 Old 12-04-2012
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Quick antenna question

Hi, car is going into storage today and id like to remove my stock antenna as it interfers with my car cover. Is it as easy as it looks? Was to make sure there are no wires etc to deal with. Did not see anything specific on this topic, likely because its stupid question thanks!!!
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No...it's dead easy. If you look at it you'll see a break between the bottom fairing attached to the fender and the vertical part of the whip/antenna. You may be able to twist it off with your hand .. or use a proper wrench not pliers (they'll scratch it)


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Perfect, thanks guys! Hate putting it away but was offered free heated storage but with a small window to get it in....have the fuel stabiled so im ready to go.. Thx again!!
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Every SLK I've bought so far has come with an antenna spanner - a flat black plastic disc with knurled edges and a slot through the middle. It normally hides in the central glove box. Drop it down over the antenna mast, down onto the two flats on the base and unscrew - simples.






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Hope you fill the gas tank with 100% gasoline. If not 100% use a stablizer for gasoline with ethanol. You can find it at a marine supply store.
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Up here anyway, the high octane fuels are 100% gasoline.

Airmousam, did you fit it with a trickle charger?? Very important!


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Thx guys, yes full tank premium but with 10% ethanol as usual, used marine stabile...love that stuff..use it in everything! And will put a trickle charger on after the holiday....sb good till then.
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