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cb radio positioning

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by taco=bamf, Mar 14, 2009.

  1. Mar 14, 2009 at 9:53 PM
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    taco=bamf

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    i just bought a new cb radio and want to install it this week and wanted to find the best spot for it. where do you suggest i mount it? ... please post pictures
     
  2. Mar 14, 2009 at 9:56 PM
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    ForeRunner

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    Well.. Seeing how there are a multitude of options for CB radios ranging in size what did you get?

    Also. moving to Audio Video.
     
  3. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    I mounted mine behind the center console. It was really the only place it would fit.

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  4. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    Here's what i did with mine:
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  5. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:07 PM
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    i got a cobra 29LTD Chrome CB Radio 29-LTD


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  6. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:08 PM
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  7. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:09 PM
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    also...let me know if you need a hand installing it
     
  8. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:15 PM
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    If you look at Longhorn's post that will most likely be your best option unless you do some serious hacking under the dash to get it in there. Also what kind of antenna did you get and what kind of mount?
     
  9. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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  11. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:30 PM
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    what about positioning it by the passengers left leg vertically? do you think that would look good.

    by the way that is really clean kilted chiken
     
  12. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:31 PM
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    blackhawke88

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    I mounted mine on the passenger side of the center console, sorry no pics, but it is right by the passenger's knee. It's close enough for me to reach but also doesnt take up any space.
     
  13. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:40 PM
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    cool i think that is what i am going to do... that or what longhorn did. but having as access cab there isnt much room in the cab
     
  14. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:41 PM
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    also please check my thread for pa positioning
     
  15. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    Mine fits perfect just had to take ash tray/ garbage tray out and drill just a 1 3/4 bit hole for room for wires. love it looks good to i hear from my friends.

    THE RADIO DOES NOT STICK OUT AT ALL THIS IS THE ONLY PHOTO I HAVE OF WHEN I WAS INSTALLING IT. IT FITS PERFECT AND GOES ALL THE WAY BACK.

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  16. Mar 14, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    thats a great idea for the 1st gens...and the same place mine is mounted...unfortunately though...the OP has a 2nd gen
     
  17. Mar 14, 2009 at 11:08 PM
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    yea i love it its not in the way and does not look bulky and just laying around.. I mounted my mic houlder up on the cab light near the windsheild so its easy access and out of the way
     
  18. Mar 15, 2009 at 7:39 AM
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    Same thing I did. I could push mine further in the dash too but I keep messing with the antenna and need to get to the jack in the back to hook the meter up.

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  20. Mar 15, 2009 at 8:12 AM
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    This is where i put mine in yesterday. Its just a cheap CB but it was free and it works pretty good. I wanted it out of sight so i decided to do a bit of trimming to make it fit.


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