12-08-2009, 05:00 PM
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What part did you bust the whole thing off the roof, or just the aerial portion (flexible part, antenna pole) or does it unclude the whole base? Are you planning to replace it with the same type or go with a different unit?
The part that sits on the roof is actually connected to an amplifier - so the antenna coaxial cable doesn't run as a single line from the roof mount to the headunit. There is also a break in the cable right under the passenger side interior A-pillar garnish (there is a connection point under it). There is another break on the passenger side rear most sail panel as well - close to the roofline.
If the base is damaged - you should be able to just peel off the headliner underneath the antenna and the interior roof garnish, remove just the base (bottom nut and two claw clips), pull the cabling off of a couple of clips, and disconnect by that sail panel/window. The tough part is having to peel off the headliner, as you have to remove the dome lamps, interior pull handles, front visors, A-pillar ganish, rear sail panel roof ganish, etc. After that - just two clips in the rear hold up that headliner.
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