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Rugged Ridge Reflex Stubby Antenna - 21-Inch (97-20 Jeep Wrangler TJ, JK & JL)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Reflex Antenna
      • Stubby 21” Height
      • Highly Durable Construction
      • Extremely Bendable
      • Simple Installation
      • Fits All 1997-2018 Jeep Wrangler TJ and JK Models


      Reliable OE-Style Antenna. Getting a reliable signal from your radio is vital when you’re out in the great outdoors, so you’ll need a radio antenna that’s both effective and dependable. Indeed, the Rugged Ridge 21-inch Reflex Stubby Antenna is designed to have a height as close to your OE antenna as possible, while its stubby design keeps it from getting taken out by low-hanging branches.

      Tough yet Flexible. This tall and flexible 21” Rugged Ridge antenna has been designed to directly replace your Jeep’s factory antenna. It comes with a similar height, but with a more stubby and flexible build to help it survive hitting tree branches and other objects you can encounter on the trail. Upon impact, it’s made in such a way that it’ll bend and return to its original form quickly without snapping.

      Easy to Install. This antenna is designed to directly replace your Jeep without the need for drilling, welding, or any other type of vehicle modification. For added convenience, it comes with a threaded adapter for a quick installation process.

      Application. The Rugged Ridge 21 in. Reflex Stubby Antenna is made for all 1997-2018 Jeep Wrangler TJ and JK models.

      Fitment: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020

      MPN# 17212.12

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (100+)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.4 out of 5 overall rating from 100+ customers

      • February 17, 2020

        4 2016 Wrangler - KW72

        Pretty good antenna

        The item was obviously really easy to install. Unfortunately, it did not fix the issue and am still having reception problems.

        Helpful (0)
      • February 16, 2020

        1 1999 Wrangler - Sirmergy

        just doesnt work!!

        item comes with several different sizes of threads and sleeves none of which worked just a waste of my money!!

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      • February 12, 2020

        4 2014 Wrangler - mcleany

        Stubby Hawaii

        Antenna looks great. But reception is worst when I drive into a concrete parking garage or building than the original equipment manufacturer‘s antenna.

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      • February 05, 2020

        4 2016 Wrangler - Beth

        Right size antenna


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      • January 31, 2020

        5 2017 Wrangler - CMORTJ

        2017 JK Gobi Tan Antenna

        Works great, very easy to install in under 5 minutes. Radio stations surprisingly work very well.

        Helpful (0)
      • January 14, 2020

        5 2017 Wrangler - doby

        Looks Great

        Excellent product. I received it on time and it gives my jeep a rugged look.

        Helpful (1)
      • January 12, 2020

        5 2014 Wrangler - Rick

        Just what I wanted...

        It's stiffer than I though but that's fine. Make sure you pull the adapters out of the box too, as It's made to fit different Jeep models.

        Helpful (2)
      • January 08, 2020

        5 2012 Wrangler - Karensjeep

        Reflex Stubby Antenna

        Perfect size without loss of radio coverage. Highly recommend this one ! Thanks

        Helpful (1)
      • January 01, 2020

        5 2011 Wrangler - RickJ

        Does Its Job

        Made of good quality material and don't worry about it breaking off with light contact. Gives our jeep a nice low profile look. It also has a good range, picks up all the surrounding radio stations.

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      • December 24, 2019

        5 2016 Wrangler - JohnSuda

        Great upgrade for little cost.

        In strong winds my factory antenna was tapping my roof. I chose this antenna because it's flexible but rigid enough to avoid hitting my Jeeps body. It's aesthetically pleasing as well, it adds a stronger more rugged look over the flimsy factory antenna. The install was quick, less than 5 minutes. For the price it's worth the upgrade.

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      Questions & Answers (11 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      I ordered the 21inch antenna but the threaded connectors are both too narrow for my 2017 JK. what do I do ?

      • I apologize for the trouble in this, please contact customer service as soon as possible so this can be corrected for you.

      Helpful (12)

      does this antenna pick up all stations as well as the factory antenna, or is there some loss in reception? thanks

      • The Rugged Ridge 21 in. Reflex Stubby Antenna may have a little less reception than the stock antenna but will overall still carry good reception service.

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      Does this work with Sirris XM radio?

      • The Rugged Ridge 21 in. Reflex Stubby Antenna is an AM/FM antenna replacement. The OEM Satellite radio antenna is attached to the passenger side of the roll bar.

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      I spend most of my time in rural areas and currently have a 13" flex antenna on my 2015 JK and have very poor reception (almost none). What is my best option for improved AM/FM reception?

      • A stock length antenna will provide the best reception.

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      Will the antenna fit my jeep and withstand going thru a carwash

      • Yes, the antenna can withstand automated car washes.

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      6 More Questions
      I am very interested in purchasing this 21" antenna, I like the reviews (thank you all for posting, it helps when making a decision!) Will it fit a 2018 wrangler JL? 1 answer
      What is the stock length of the antenna? 1 answer
      I have a JK and A TJ. I tried to swap antenna because my TJ has a windshield mount light bar and the stock antenna hits while driving. One was a male and one was a female. Is this right or did I miss something. 1 answer
      Does the antenna size make a difference in preventing radio static? or is the size just a cosmetic preference? 1 answer
      I just bought the 15 in. and then the 21 in. for my 2017 Jeep JK and both threaded adapters were to short and would come loose when I drove any distance. Is there a longer adapter that I can purchase 1 answer
      Does this kit come with the coax cable from radio to antenna? If not what would be the part # I did need to get it coming also. Mark 1 answer

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