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Old 03-25-2006, 11:05 PM
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drilling for an antenna

Hello I am looking into getting a rear mount antenna for my 67 Firebird, but I would need to drill a hole for it. Is there any safe way of doing this so i do not chip the paint around the hole?

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Old 03-25-2006, 11:21 PM
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drilling for an antenna

When drilling a hole for an antenna your hole will always be smaller then the trim that goes over it. To avoid chips cover the paint with masking tape and make sure your bit is sharp. A good idea is to drill a small pilot hole first and then enlarge it.
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Old 03-25-2006, 11:44 PM
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Perfect thanks very much. I guess the more rpm the better???
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Old 03-26-2006, 01:50 AM
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I installed an antenna on the rear of one of my cars, electric jobby,
looked very nice.................water entered the trunk everytime it rained.
When I upgraded the front of my Camaro, the antenna hole got welded up.
I donīt know why but here in Spain an antenna seems to cry out,
BREAK ME OFF.
Iīve never tried any of those inside mount antennas but Iīll get īround to it.
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