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DAB Aerial needed

Discussion in 'Car Repairs / Maintenance' started by goofy gorilla, 1 Apr 2021.

  1. goofy gorilla

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    I bought a vw rcd 310 dab unit for my vw golf. Replacing it with the same unit rcd 310 which never had dab ..what dab arial is needed? See pic of unit that I've bought..ta
     

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  5. goofy gorilla

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    decided to buy this from amazon..if its crap ill return it..
    HERE
     
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    I did this on my 2010 Touran about 18months ago, Bit if a pain working out which aerial is which, some are built into the back windows, some are for satnav, phone etc and it depends on options specified when the car was built. In my case it turns out the shark fin on the roof was a plastic dummy! I replaced it with a dab roof antenna from a polo, I had to get a fakra cable from radio to roof at back, very fiddly, you'll also need a fakra 2:1 adapter because the head unit has 2 dab inputs but your antenna only has 1. Works well when done. Tried one of those window ones on my other car, a Citroen, didn't work but I found an adaptor that "converted" the existing roof FM antenna to a combined dab/FM and that works really well.
     
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    Fitted one of those in my old car just make sure the earth strip is on metal. The reception was better than my present car with DAB as standard.
     
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    My present 310 non dab stereo is fine with fm reception, just wanted some digital channels, hopefully this will work.. just got areial tonite..amazing amazon delivery..ordered last night lol..
     
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    Well that' obviously because you are in the USA :D
     
  11. goofy gorilla

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    Erm...I'm in UK buddy..
     
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