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Old 08-18-2007, 09:40 AM
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Rx8 Bad Radio Reception...

Bro.. any advise...?? planning to put antenna but have to make hole... Any device tat can pull the signals..??
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Old 08-18-2007, 10:00 AM
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Bro.. any advise...?? planning to put antenna but have to make hole... Any device tat can pull the signals..??
u also just got ur ride huh? yah my reception also not that good. What I have found out is that have to change the whole sound system, can't just improve on the antenna. Sure wish it was that easy?
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Old 08-18-2007, 10:06 AM
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Old 08-18-2007, 10:20 AM
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Your windows have aftermarket tint? I don't care what anybody says...........if you use a metallic based tint...............you can at times have some issues.
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Old 08-18-2007, 10:35 AM
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nope... no tint I think. Generally I get ok reception when I do my daily CTE-PIE plough.... only noticed the interference when I drive in tunnels during weekends.
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Old 08-18-2007, 10:43 AM
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nope... no tint I think. Generally I get ok reception when I do my daily CTE-PIE plough.... only noticed the interference when I drive in tunnels during weekends.
Well........that's gonna happen in tunnels............not much you can do about that.
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Old 08-18-2007, 10:47 AM
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Well........that's gonna happen in tunnels............not much you can do about that.
oh wait I just realised you are not singaporean ha ha. sorry for the acroynms.. we are famous for that. CTE and PIE are just acroynms for the expressways we have in Singapore. But nothing compared to to highways in USA which can stretch for miles. Sure wish I can drive my 8 on an endless highway.... won't happen in Singapore unless u purposely drive around 3am in the morning, wack 42 km only from west to east.
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Old 08-18-2007, 10:51 AM
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oh wait I just realised you are not singaporean ha ha. sorry for the acroynms.. we are famous for that. CTE and PIE are just acroynms for the expressways we have in Singapore. But nothing compared to to highways in USA which can stretch for miles. Sure wish I can drive my 8 on an endless highway.... won't happen in Singapore unless u purposely drive around 3am in the morning, wack 42 km only from west to east.

Yeah, I knew what you were talking about. Haven't been to Singapore yet, but have been to Taipei, KL, Bali, and parts of remote Java.
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cool... do come to Singapore sometime... you'll love it!
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Old 08-19-2007, 02:25 AM
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The surfing here sucks, though..
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Old 08-19-2007, 07:22 AM
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The surfing here sucks, though..
Ha Ha......yep, one of the reasons I haven't been there yet, but half of the trips have been for business and half for surf. Try to surf even on business trips but location or time doesn't always make that possible.
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Old 08-19-2007, 09:46 AM
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Maybe the FM modulator

Mine's was like **** til i changed it. Much better now, even though not as good as the DAB system i had on my previous touring..

If you want really good, get an alpine commander and add on a DAB... don't think you need to change the whole system
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Old 08-19-2007, 09:58 AM
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thankz... but where can i go and find it?? In singapore..? in Malaysia...? i really got not idea...
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before you do anything - check you have a good connection at the antenna on the rear windscreen .It is a bit*h to get out without damaging so be carefull .
This has been the cause of porr reception for a few members .
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FM Modulator should be able to get at any audio shop, I think. I got it changed for free when I installed the CD changer at my friend's shop. So should be relatively low cost.

Just to let you know how bad it sounded previously.. I've never heard such a s*** system before.. even my friend's system in his company's van sounded better... listen to CD halfway interrupted by FM channels... listen to FM channels damned bad reception... so gave up, shut down the radio and listen to the engine sound
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Old 09-05-2007, 01:23 AM
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mm....why is it that i can't tune the numbers pass 90.0Hz for the radio??? issit due to it being a JDM import car???
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mm....why is it that i can't tune the numbers pass 90.0Hz for the radio??? issit due to it being a JDM import car???
Yes.
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mm....why is it that i can't tune the numbers pass 90.0Hz for the radio??? issit due to it being a JDM import car???
89.5Mhz = 89.5Mhz or 99.5Mhz
90Mhz = 90 or 100 Mhz

Anyway I'm sure there's no radio station pass 100Mhz that you'll listen to.
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Old 09-06-2007, 12:42 AM
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Originally Posted by PitchBlaC View Post
89.5Mhz = 89.5Mhz or 99.5Mhz
90Mhz = 90 or 100 Mhz

Anyway I'm sure there's no radio station pass 100Mhz that you'll listen to.
UFM 100.3?

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mm....why is it that i can't tune the numbers pass 90.0Hz for the radio??? issit due to it being a JDM import car???
Hmm... I think you oso can't tune the big white numbers past 180 in the centre of the rpm gauge. hehe!
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Old 09-09-2007, 01:03 PM
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Hmm... I think you oso can't tune the big white numbers past 180 in the centre of the rpm gauge. hehe!
luckily i dun intend to drive that fast....

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Old 09-10-2007, 03:03 AM
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yup.. i reached 183 then it just maintain at 180... duh~
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For those bros who have removed the speed limit, does the speedo goes beyond 180?
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Originally Posted by Brettus View Post
before you do anything - check you have a good connection at the antenna on the rear windscreen .It is a bit*h to get out without damaging so be carefull .
This has been the cause of porr reception for a few members .
I can't find any threads about the rear windscreen antenna connection. Any hints on how to disconnect it without breaking it? Looks like there is a clip on cover to remove before removing the spade connector?
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