GM Corvette 1963-1982 Repair Guide

Antenna

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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the antenna mounting-1968-77 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 2: Exploded view of the electric antenna-1978-79 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 3: Radio antenna mounting-1978-79 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 4: Exploded view of the slimline electric antenna, used on 1979-82 vehicles



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Fig. Fig. 5: Unfasten the nut securing the antenna to the socket ...



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Fig. Fig. 6: ... then pull the mast up to remove it



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Fig. Fig. 7: Unscrew the nut and bezel from the top of the fender

REPLACEMENT Fixed Mast Antenna



  1. Unscrew the nut securing the antenna to the socket and pull the mast up to remove it.
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  3. Unscrew the nut and bezel from the top of the fender.
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  5. On some vehicles, it may be necessary to remove a bolt/screw which retains the base of the antenna under the fender.
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  7. If necessary, disconnect the antenna lead from the antenna.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Remember to tighten the retaining nut securely. A loose antenna or one that does not make good contact can cause radio interference.
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Power Antenna

  1. Lower the left-hand side of the exhaust system.
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  3. Lower the antenna by turning the radio or ignition switch to the OFF position.
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If the mast has filed in the UP position, and the mast or entire assembly is being replaced, the mast may be cut off to make removal easier.

  1. Unfasten the motor-to-lower bracket screw, then remove the upper bracket screws.
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  3. Disconnect the electrical leads and antenna cable, then remove the motor and antenna assembly from the vehicle.
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  5. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. Make sure the mast is fully retracted before installation.
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