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Anyone found a replacement for the original electrical antenna , mine just let go and I would like to replace with one that will fit properly
 

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I used the same one as besposito above - worked out fine. The "PW32" antenna is also shown about half way down this page: http://www.installer.com/antenna/power.html
You can still use the little rectangular black piece that has, or had if it faded, the alfa emblem on it that is the base for the antenna on top of the fender. The end result is pretty stock looking, except for the top of the antenna when it retracts is chrome.
 

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only people I know that have the correct OEM ariel is del Priore here in Germany - but you are looking at something like $175 US (150 euros)!
 

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Anyone found a replacement for the original electrical antenna , mine just let go and I would like to replace with one that will fit properly
Yes, I just ordered an NOS factory origional from Del Priore for $149,000 Euro which booked to my credit card as $241.51 US dollars. There email exchange was very good and prompt and I felt comfortable with my transaction. Next step is receipt and installation.
 

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Anyone found a replacement for the original electrical antenna , mine just let go and I would like to replace with one that will fit properly
You're in Quebec, I bought mine a year ago at Canadian Tire. You just have to make sure it's small (short) enough to fit. I think it was about $50.

The PO gave me what looks like the IAP one and it was too big.
 

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I ordered the replaced OEM from del Priore on February 16th. They shipped it on February 20th and it arrived YESTERDAY - I live in Florida in US. Patience rewarded in that it is perfect and was not damaged by the stops and inspections along the way. So between a few chores, some work on the streetrod, an appointment to get new tires on my trailer and my wife's Easter plans I plan to swap it in this weekend.
 

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Wow, you guys don't mind parting with your money. The unit that IAP sells fits fine with just a couple modifications. I'll walk you through it.

First you need to cut the drain plug down a bit.

You will need to cut the right side screw hold down off as well, takes about 2 minutes.
I use a dremel cutting wheel


While you have the cutting wheel handy, slice out a corner of the tab that is used for the battery hold down.

You can see the notch I cut just to the left of the red wire.

I use a Bulldog clip and a zip-tie to pull the base solidly against a sponge and hold the unit tightly against the body.


Finally, I use the original Alfa Bezel to tighten the top end down.


Electrical hook up is just what you had before, you'll also note that I used the ground strap to bolt the bottom of the antenna with the remaining screw to the wheel well. I used a sheet metal screw into a small hole that I had drilled.

Any questions?

IAP's antenna is actually for the 164, but tell them you read how to put it in your spyder via this post from Franco. 80 bucks and about 20 minutes to change out an old one.

KKKKFL
 
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