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I gutted my car of a lot of superfluous dead-weight, and I considered an electric radio antenna as dead-weight.

I went with a stock Hirschmann black regular antenna, and it's about $30, and easy to install. As with an new antenna installation, make sure you seal up the wheel well when done. My car is Ivory, so it is a good color mix.

I only "fly" my antenna at about half-staff. Car never has a problem getting reception.

Also, you may consider not carrying a spare wheel if you drive close to where you live. How often do you get flats, really? If the area where you live is cool in Summer, you may consider the 85-100lbs of A/C as dead-weight too. Plus some of that weight is hanging out over the rear axle.
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