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CB Radio and Ant.

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by rmb_crew, Jul 3, 2009.

  1. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew [OP] My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    What kind of setups are you guys running? How much and where did you get it from?
     
  2. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 PM
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    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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  3. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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    rab89

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  4. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:15 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew [OP] My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    Hows the clarity and range?
     
  5. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:17 PM
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    rab89

    rab89 Well-Known Member

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    mine is terrible right now, having trouble getting it to tune, but I think it's because my radio is mounted right under my head unit.
     
  6. Jul 3, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    Off of the internet (ebay/amazon) I got a 3' firefly antenna, mirror mount, Midland handheld CB, 18' of coax, with a quick disconnect. $155 for everything.
    I am picking up truckers on the interstate which is an hour away from me. I have an 8 guage ground wire.
     
  7. Jul 3, 2009 at 1:44 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
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  8. Jul 3, 2009 at 2:02 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    im wanting to mount one in my regular cab but where are some good places to mount them? the radios, not the antenna
     
  9. Jul 3, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew [OP] My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    So its looking like Cobra 19DX is the winner and still looking at ant. I will take a look at those fireflys
     
  10. Jul 3, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    is firestik the best? what about long whip antennas? do they provide better range?
     
  11. Jul 3, 2009 at 2:51 PM
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    01tacoprerunner

    01tacoprerunner Lifted 'n Locked 4WD Prerunner

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    Im running a midland 1001z it was $45.00 at northern tool and equipment. and im running a 102" whip that was like 20 at rat shack. the whole set up cost about $100 bucks

    Why is everybodies avatar the same picture of a couple????
     
  12. Jul 3, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    luk8272

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    Search for Bill and Michelle, or longbow aka Bill. Click on the link in my sig.
     
  13. Jul 3, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew [OP] My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    the guy is longbow and his wife has cancer so we are showing our support for them.
     
  14. Jul 3, 2009 at 3:06 PM
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  15. Jul 3, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    If you do not want to tear the dash apart or hang it head high try a pedistal mount...2" plate mounts anywhere solid and the 6" -2 piece swivels to allow any number of radios.plus the top plate allows you to bolt your radio bracket for ease of radio removal by just twisting the 5mm knobs...

    Antennas can drive you "Nuts" BUT without a good one a $400 radio will sound like $hit...the 102" whip is the "balls" BUT not everyone needs that flopping around.from there you can go crazy....My Lil Wil moves from the Taco to the Camry and my "Mack office" has either my Wilson Silver tips or 2000's......and my Predator 10k awaits my new tool box..I might actually Hard wire a permanent radio into the Taco :cool:..The blue lites of the Magnum might bode well with the interior reds ;):cool:..

    Snoope back quiet
     
  16. Jul 3, 2009 at 3:40 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Midland 1001z with a 4 ft. Firestik.
     
  17. Jul 3, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    DDD Shine bright like a hymen

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  18. Jul 3, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Oh, I got it from Amazon.
     
  19. Jul 4, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    hey how did you build that into the track like that?
     

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