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I just noticed that on the pictures of the press cars, I haven't noticed any radio antennas. Where'd they hide it?

Actually, you can hide the antenna under the body on a fiberglass car, if you do it right. I dare anyone to find the antenna on my Elan (on my website). But I'm wondering where it is on the Elise...

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TimMullen said:
I just noticed that on the pictures of the press cars, I haven't noticed any radio antennas. Where'd they hide it?

Actually, you can hide the antenna under the body on a fiberglass car, if you do it right. I dare anyone to find the antenna on my Elan (on my website). But I'm wondering where it is on the Elise...

Tim Mullen
It's in the bonnet/boot lid
 

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In the 111R it's in the front under the body work somewhere. Much better reception than used to be on boot/engine lid at the back. A rubber bung now replaces where the aerial used to be.
 

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from the pictures of your elan, it looks like an antenna may be in the middle of the windshield
 

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In the 111R it's in the front under the body work somewhere. Much better reception than used to be on boot/engine lid at the back. A rubber bung now replaces where the aerial used to be.
Whats a bung:confused:
 

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Yes the bung fits in the hole at the rear, so we call it the bung hole. Similar to a plug - but it's a bung.

Please note they are for external use only.
 

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Don't worry atyclb - you don't need to be sponsered by Vaseline to get the most out of the Elise.
 

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ccb056 said:
from the pictures of your elan, it looks like an antenna may be in the middle of the windshield
Correct. The support rod is actually supposed to be there to hold the top of the window surround down tight against the windshield. A bit of clever wiring on the bottom socket of the support rod (under the dash), and it serves as the antenna.

The "factory" antenna stuck up out of the rear fender - may car never had one...

Kind of fits in with Colin's philosophy of making one part do more than one job...

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