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Wilson Gumdrop Antenna Mount

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by kitten, Aug 20, 2009.

  1. Aug 20, 2009 at 3:00 PM
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    kitten

    kitten [OP] Member

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    I don't know if any of you use a CB or not but antenna type and mounting locations is a tough decision! I finally decided on a the gold standard, 102" stainless steel whip and pulled the trigger and drilled the mounting bracket hole right into the back left bumper. The step pad on the 1st gens has almost 1/4 clearance on top of the steel from the plastic ridges in the bottom of the pad. To have adequate length to connect the cable to the stud you have to cut the step pad out and drop the bracket down flush with the bumper. Plus you get a much sturdier mount this way. Also, I do not use a pot-bellied spring mount either. Personally do not like the way they look. I have no problem without the spring and gives me 4 more inches clearance too.

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  2. Aug 20, 2009 at 3:01 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

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    getting there....
    good location...looks good.
     
  3. Aug 20, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    Pioneer DEH-P5100UB single din HU and black dash kit, Alpine 12" sub custom inverted box bed liner'd, various interior trim painted black, 48 blue LED domelight, cheepo floor mats, hose clamp mod, Cobra CB and knock off firestik, Stock steelie rims, with 265/75/16 Sumitomo HTR Sport A/T's
    you should put it on top so it hits all the stop lights...etc... ;)
     
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