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cb radio help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JM76, Oct 1, 2008.

  1. Oct 1, 2008 at 6:03 PM
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    JM76

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    I am sure that I saw a thread about cb's on here before, but not quite sure. at any rate, I am looking to get a cb for the truck and need some opinions on brand, etc and placement of said cb in the truck. on a diffculty scale where 1 is easy, and 10 is off the scale difficult, give me an idea of how hard an install is. also factor in that I don't want to spend a whole lot of money, in the sense that, I think total budget on this would be $150 for a cb and an antenna..that is about ballpark, give or take. any help would be appreciated, thanks in advance.
     
  2. Oct 1, 2008 at 6:05 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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  3. Oct 1, 2008 at 6:57 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    here's my antenna setup on the 07
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    cb location for the 07 and 09
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    for a descent setup, i'd go w/ a cobra 29 ltd, 4' fiberglass k40 or firestik, and then the coax....definately dont skimp on the cable. try to find a good radio shop around where u are and have them peak the cb and tune the swr for u so u know its good. also, the easiest way to run the cable into the cab is to take it through the frame until u get to the rubber grommets under the front seat, put a hole in it, run the cable through and under the carpet until u get it where u need it
     
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