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best place to mount a CB Radio?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by FreebirdTeamster, Jul 7, 2009.

  1. Jul 7, 2009 at 9:35 PM
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    i just recently got a part time job escorting oversize loads in my tacoma which means i have to mount a cb radio somewhere in my truck

    what do you think is the best/easiest way to do this?


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  2. Jul 8, 2009 at 2:38 AM
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  3. Jul 8, 2009 at 3:29 AM
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    If you get a Uniden 520xl.... it fits PERFECTLY where the ashtray is (on the first gen trucks).
     
  4. Jul 8, 2009 at 4:23 AM
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    I built a wooden stand for mine that sits right behind the center console..... I will try to get some pics on here if I can remember..... also the radio clips the the sunglasses holder nice!
     
  5. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:04 PM
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    got some pics of my setup:
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    The sun glasses holder works well for the radio to hang
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  6. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:15 PM
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    away from all other electrical stuff.
    I'm having problems with interference
     
  7. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    was your cb metered in???
     
  8. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    yea, but im not sure the guy who did it REALLY knew what he was doing. he said "you within 5%"
    I said ok... thanks and left... you have an swr I can borrow?
     
  9. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:28 PM
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    yeah i dont think thats very good mine is within 1.5% i was told i dont do my own sorry
     
  10. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:29 PM
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    hmm, maybe that's the problem then... when I can afford an swr i'll work with it
     
  11. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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  12. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    I don't see why not because the cb shop that i got has only one that he uses on cb..... im not that good with working on cb i just use mine alot lol
     
  13. Jul 8, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    haha k thanks
     
  15. Jul 8, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    that's exactly where mine is (well sort of). it has a very nice and clean look to it. (I didn't do the install, JTech did.)

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