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CB intalled today.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tepidy, Feb 4, 2011.

  1. Feb 4, 2011 at 8:09 AM
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    Tepidy

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    [​IMG][​IMG]na Installed a Uniden 510XL Pro today. Used a wilson (lil wil) antenna. I removed the satalite antenna and installed the cb antenna in its place through the roof. Works great after I set the SWR. Give me some feedback on the placement. Thanks
     
  2. Feb 4, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    01GREENTACO

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    Lost track many, many mods ago.
    I like it. Out of the way but still accessible.
     
  3. Feb 4, 2011 at 8:24 AM
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    :thumbsup: clean install
     
  4. Feb 4, 2011 at 8:59 AM
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    I thought about putting it there its not bad looking
     
  5. Feb 4, 2011 at 7:34 PM
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    what do you need that for?
     
  6. Feb 4, 2011 at 7:51 PM
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    You have my approval:D That is a badass install well done! I am SO happy you mentioned SWR!!!-oh antenna pics too please.
     
  7. Feb 4, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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  8. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:27 AM
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    A lot of people forget SWR. So easy to adjust and a huge difference. Thanks bro.
     
  9. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:29 AM
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    Why do where underware? I need it cause I use it all the time. take quite a few long road trips and its a useful tool.
     
  10. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:30 AM
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    thanks brother
     
  11. Feb 5, 2011 at 4:31 AM
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    Thanks to you all for your feedback.
     
  12. Feb 5, 2011 at 6:21 AM
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    Nice work!
     
  13. Feb 5, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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    i wouldn't like that on mine.... personally for the looks.

    But i really like your placement, idea

    strong work boss
     
  14. Feb 5, 2011 at 9:05 AM
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    Two questions:

    1. How did you remove the garage opener door? Did you have to pull the console down?

    2. Do you have a picture or description of the hole in the roof for the sat antenna? Is it totally round, and what is the diameter?
     
  15. Feb 5, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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    !!! but now how will you know which direction you are facing ???

    :D
     
  16. Feb 5, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    looks good
     
  17. Feb 5, 2011 at 10:53 AM
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    Door just kinda pulls off by squeezing both sides. headliner along with console where pulled down.
    toyota has two holes drilled in roof for satalite. one small which I plugged with silicon and one larger (which had to be enlarged a bit so that the antenna wire connector would fit through. I used a wilson lil wil which has a large magnetic base. this base covers the whole area.
     
  20. Feb 5, 2011 at 11:36 AM
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    Thanks! My only suggestion is that you might want to look into an NMO mount for that location and an antenna to match. NMO mounts are weather proof, and I'd be concerned about keeping rain out with just a magmount over the hole. (Or maybe you have it sealed up with silicone?)
     
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