Antenna hole or not

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  1. Tom S.

    Tom S. Member

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    Working on a 69 Roadrunner. Broadcast sheet indicates no radio but one was installed after manufacture. I have reason to believe that the right fender was replaced at one time and has what appears to be a correctly manufactured antenna hole. I want to make the car as original as possible so no antenna. Does anyone know if all fenders were manufactured with a hole, and a plug was used to fill it for no radio cars? Or was a fender with no hole used?
     
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  2. ACME A12

    ACME A12 Plaid Sport Coat Wearing Moderator Staff Member

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    Fenders started to life with no hole. The hole in the fender was only put there if the car was ordered with a radio. No radio = no hole & no plug.

    My car is also a "Radio Not Ordered" car. This is much more accurate than "Radio Delete" even though we all use the term. Someone added a radio at some point in its life because when I bought her she had some goofy add-on antennae that ran up the A-Pillar and was taped to the inside of the windshield. Something from Radio Shack in the seventies no doubt...
     
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  3. Tom S.

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    Thanks! I thought that was the case until I saw pictures of Chrysler cars with a plug that looked like an antenna base with no mast. They weren't the same year or model as my car so maybe it varied.
     
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  4. dmartin

    dmartin Well-Known Member

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    Go to Home Depot and get you a nice shiny plug that’s the right size(it doesn’t rust)
     
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