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Old 12-20-2002, 16:54   #1 (permalink)
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Will a BA Falcon work at the Drive-In???

It's been a long long time since I've been to a drive-in, but the last time I was there they'd replaced the speakers that hang in your window with a cable that clipped onto your aerial and you tuned your radio into a low powered frequency that was listed in the snack bar and picked up the sound through your car stereo.

With the BA having on-glass aerial technology, would I still be able to get sound if I went to a drive-in????


Any help with this question would be appreciated post-haste
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Interesting point!

They still have the speakers that hang off your window, you can use them. There are still plenty of them as some older radios can't use the clips.

You might try clipping the aerial clip as close to the windscreen as possible. Other than that, who knows?

Hopefully we might get to Blacktown drive in with a few members of the club. It's been a while since we had a drive in night. I go all the time, much better value then the cinema.
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They still have drive ins?
I thought they were all gone by now.
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MATE, you can't be serious!!!

Please excuse me if unlike you I am not all knowing!

If I wasn't serious, I wouldn't have posted the question.
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dont you dare let DRIVE or HOLDEN hear of this thread or itll make front page news for sure!
i can see it now - "BA NO GOOD FOR DRIVE-INS!"
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Even if drive-in is not available, you can always do drive-thru! I saw a BA in red rooster drive thru:)
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Not sure about the aerial, but the other reason you go to the drive in works!

Lets just say there is plenty of room in the back of the BA, and the boot is big too. Although the new IRS can cause back pain during extended periods of time.
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I went to the drive in a few weeks ago and i seen a BA wagon there, a DEWALT one, this was at Dromana Drive-in in melbourne, you just tune u'r radio to a frequency and its there, no clips needed.
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At the Bass Hill drive-in you don't need to clip any aerial on to your car. You just tune into the appropriate FM station and you have the sound.

The small white speakers they place on the stands next to the parking spots are still there if all else fails.

There shouldn't be any problems with the BA picking up a radio station, surely!
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