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Hidden CB Install *pics*

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Benson X, Jun 4, 2012.

  1. Jun 4, 2012 at 8:25 AM
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    4Wheelin4Banger

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    CB mount (upsidedown in pic) can be ordered from Eric (RelentlessTaco)
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  2. Jun 4, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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    +1 Very clean install! I love clean installs like that!
     
  3. Jun 4, 2012 at 8:49 AM
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    Nice op clean job
     
  4. Jun 4, 2012 at 9:05 AM
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    yea you did an awesome job OP
     
  5. Jun 4, 2012 at 9:12 AM
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  6. Jun 4, 2012 at 9:16 AM
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    Nice install...

    Couple tips:

    *Never run CB coax near any other wires as it will interfere with reception. Having it under the main wire harness is a big no no.

    *CB mounted in center consul will not be heard on the trails (I know - learned the hard way). I ended up putting an aux speaker on mine.
     
  7. Jun 4, 2012 at 9:19 AM
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    MonkeyProof

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    X2 on the aux speakers..I have one for the CB and one ready to mount for the 2meter radio.
     
  8. Jun 4, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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    Good tip, didn't know that about the coax.

    And he put a aux speaker just above the gas pedel.
     
  9. Jun 4, 2012 at 9:32 AM
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    Benson X

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    The rubber grommet in the firewall is so thick that I doubt any current will penetrate it. It tuned just fine, so I hope it should be good.

    *A little more research shows that you should not experience any interference or bleed as long as the wires are properly insulated and shielded.
     
  10. Jun 4, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    As is always the case, but because CB coax is what it is & the highest rating you can get is 95% shielding if memory serves me correctly. Because coax is ALSO part of the antenna you can't get 100% shielded thus the signal will always get interference. My memory might be wrong, but I'm 99% sure that was the case when I researched 2 years ago.

    Not breaking your balls, just don't want people to take all that time then turn on a fm/am radio station and their CB cuts out or has engine noise.

    In most cases installers tell you to not even run coax on the same side of the door jamb/wire chase if other wires are present.
     
  11. Jun 4, 2012 at 11:01 AM
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    In my case it'll be stored there but be out of console when in use. (it's the all in mic type)
     
  12. Jun 4, 2012 at 11:27 AM
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    Benson X

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    Gotcha :thumbsup:

    I appreciate the feedback and insight. My setup sounds pretty good for what it is and I hope the same for anyone else who is attempting this install.
     
  13. Jun 4, 2012 at 1:17 PM
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    Nice clean install Ben
     
  14. Jun 4, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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    Thanks Mitch!
     
  15. Jun 4, 2012 at 2:09 PM
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    nice install!
     
  16. Jun 4, 2012 at 7:15 PM
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    Added a couple more pics...

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  17. Jun 4, 2012 at 8:55 PM
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    Nice work...!
     
  18. Jun 4, 2012 at 9:01 PM
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  19. Jun 5, 2012 at 4:13 AM
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    Nice work! Only concern would be wind noise from antenna...had a CB antenna on my old Trooper years ago that was mounted on right rear roof rack on top that screamed/howled while at highway speeds. Drove me nuts!
     
  20. Jun 5, 2012 at 6:00 AM
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    Looks great nice write up!
     
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