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Had a new windscreen fitted a while ago and had to destroy the old aerial to allow the guy to fit it. It was a bit buckled so needed replacing anyway.

I thought I'd save a few quid and get the pattern one off of eBay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/360713123...NX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1439.l2649#ht_985wt_1161

Got it fitted and connected up and radio reception was restored. Well, until it rained anyway. When it rains I lose all reception and if its just damp then I get reception but its nothing special and won't hold a station.

Before I pull this one out and replace it with either one from Breezepool:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Genuine-V...arParts_SM&hash=item5641fd2107#ht_1910wt_1161

or a dealer, (although my local dealer said they didn't have one and couldn't get one), does anyone have any suggestions of what I need to look for to improve the reception with the aerial I already have?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers.
 

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I bought one from breeze and not had any problems with it.

The one you bought doesn't look very cheap so I would expect it to work. It there is a problem in wet/damp conditions there could be a short to the bodywork from the aerial causing the interference. Maybe there is a rubber grommit missing between the base and the bodywork? Maybe get a couple of big tap washers if there wasn't any with it? Could also try lightly greasing the extended aerial to prevent water ingress in the wet.
 
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