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s2000 antena install #92441 Jan 28, 3:42pm Jan 28, 3:42pm
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s2000 antena install
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i bought one today at the honda dealership
when i try to screw the antena in, it seems as tho it doesn't fit. there's this black rubbery thing on the celi that blocks the thred. (i have 2000 gts). and the screw on the s2000 antena is shorter than the stock antena of the celi. any suggestions?

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92442 Jan 28, 3:46pm Jan 28, 3:46pm
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Same thing happened to me. I know what you mean when you say "the black rubbery thing". I just kept it on there, just get the antenna on fairly tight and it will look fine, only you will notice it fits kinda awkwardly.


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Re: s2000 antena install [Re: GraSSRooTs] #92443 Jan 28, 3:51pm Jan 28, 3:51pm
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just go ahead and screw it all the way in, you will get the exact same reception as what you get with the stock antenna

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92444 Jan 28, 3:56pm Jan 28, 3:56pm
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Originally Posted by Charles
confused
i bought one today at the honda dealership
when i try to screw the antena in, it seems as tho it doesn't fit. there's this black rubbery thing on the celi that blocks the thred. (i have 2000 gts). and the screw on the s2000 antena is shorter than the stock antena of the celi. any suggestions?



Just push down as hard as you can, you should catch the first few threads. Be sure to use LocTite to avoid it falling off or being stolen.

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92445 Jan 28, 4:00pm Jan 28, 4:00pm
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well, one thing i notice is that the lenght of the s2000 thred is as big as the beggining of the hole on the celi's antena input where there's NO thread...like 5-8 mm...so even when i screw it, it just doesn't "grip" the thread
wtf

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92446 Jan 28, 4:02pm Jan 28, 4:02pm
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Just screw it in, it'll be fine

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: beans] #92447 Jan 28, 4:03pm Jan 28, 4:03pm
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Originally Posted by beans
Just screw it in, it'll be fine


was....5speed with i/h/e
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Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92448 Jan 28, 4:25pm Jan 28, 4:25pm
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k i've been trying for 1 hour now
still not working!
i've pusshed as hard as i can
it just wont "catch" the thread!
angry

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: NorwayGT] #92449 Jan 28, 4:28pm Jan 28, 4:28pm
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Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by beans
Just screw it in, it'll be fine


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Re: s2000 antena install [Re: andrews] #92450 Jan 28, 4:49pm Jan 28, 4:49pm
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i gave up on it
doesn't fit at all
i mesured the thread on the s2000 antena and compared it to the spacer on the celi's antena slot, it just doesn't fit
grr
waste of money
down it goes to the trash can

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92451 Jan 28, 4:52pm Jan 28, 4:52pm
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Originally Posted by Charles
waste of money
down it goes to the trash can


if it's still in decent condition, try selling it. as you probably know Honda dealerships in Canada charge $47 for that antenna so if you are able to get some money back that would be good.

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92452 Jan 28, 5:51pm Jan 28, 5:51pm
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it will fit, you jsut gotta push down really hard while you screw it in. it seems like its too short, but eventually it will catch and screw in. just push down hard and turn

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: GTStick] #92453 Jan 29, 9:00am Jan 29, 9:00am
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confused Mine screwed in no problem, just like tons and tons of other people on this board.

Do you have the eletronic telescoping antenna? Cuz it won't work with that base.


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Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92454 Jan 29, 9:03am Jan 29, 9:03am
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had the same problem as you did just put some loctite so it holds!

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: PnOyGtS] #92455 Jan 29, 9:54am Jan 29, 9:54am
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it should fit

i had the same problem

you just PUSH it down HARD as you screw it in!!!

TRY TO DO IT AGAIN!!!

Re: s2000 antena install [Re: Charles] #92456 Jan 29, 10:20am Jan 29, 10:20am
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