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Majjic
08-19-2007, 11:09 AM
where can i find a antenna for my e30..

i have the classic metal one, but obviously it doesnt go up anymore..

what are my options?

thanks

Luke318is
08-19-2007, 03:37 PM
new antenna motor from a parts place, they are super easy to swap. The antenna is part of the motor, so if you want a new one that raises and lowers, you need the whole motor.

FuryriderX
08-19-2007, 04:28 PM
or, if you dont want to be bothered with replacing it ever again, i have this one if you want - its just a normal non-extending antenna. i think it looks awesome, i have the identical one on my own car. radio reception is just fine.

$20 and its yours.

http://img20.imageshack.us/img20/7143/dsc04878od2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

Majjic
08-19-2007, 11:35 PM
im not looking to replace the motor or anything....

i was looking at a small rubber one

e30bim
08-20-2007, 10:40 AM
Dude, I have replaced antenna's on my 3 e30's over the years with OEM Hirschmann one's I have bought on ebay. It works out to be about $35 Canadian for an OEM one including mast and motor brand new! You can't go wrong. The motors never work the same with a replacement mast (which is usually $25 on its own!) Trust me find a reputable seller and get the new package.

dazzkid88
08-21-2007, 06:52 PM
The motor on mine also stopped working and like an ass I went though a car wash and the friggen thing snapped in half...I had to buy a newantenna but turned out the motor just needed to be cleaned and greased.

CaptainGomes
09-27-2007, 11:47 AM
Majjic, what did you end up doing? I also need to replace the antenna and possibly the motor as well. BMW quotted me about $700 hahaha.

Eurostyle
09-27-2007, 12:01 PM
new antenna motor from a parts place, they are super easy to swap. The antenna is part of the motor, so if you want a new one that raises and lowers, you need the whole motor.

You are wrong on this one; the motor/antena is NOT one part, and can be replaced on its own....

CaptainGomes
09-27-2007, 06:03 PM
Canadian Tire has an electric antenna for $65

Majjic
09-27-2007, 11:42 PM
its alright i got a replacement already
thanks

CaptainGomes
09-28-2007, 08:53 AM
What did you decide to do though? I'm in the same situation as I need to replace my E30 antenna. The choices are buy off Ebay; go to Canadian Tire, etc etc. If I could get a good fixed antenna, something like the Euro antennas that VW uses, I think I'd be happy with that.

Majjic
09-28-2007, 08:15 PM
i got the replacement from another e30 of mine, for free lol
i didnt like the look of the canadian tire one, thats why i got the other