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does anyone have a cb radio in their truck. i'm trying to get ideas on where to put mine when i get it. and where to mount my antenna, i was thinking about on either the back bumper or on the top of the bed.
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I have my cb, just haven't done the install, yet, probably because I am still trying to figure out how I want to go with it, but I am going to mount my antenna on the top of the bed behind the window. My only problem is where to mount the radio itself inside my truck without drilling too many holes. Don't want it under my knees, but I don't have the center console like I had in my Jeep to mount it to. We'll have to exchange ideas on this one???
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ive got a hand held unit so i can take it anywere
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ive got a hand held unit so i can take it anywere
Those are nice too. What kind of range do you get on that type?
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i dont think i have much but i think i can add a bigger ant when i can find one its an older model that was given to me the person said it did no work but i just put batteries in it lol and it worked
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i was thinking the radio if it's small enough could maybe fit in the little cubby hole under the HVAC controls? if not then how about right about the radio on the dash? the antenna maybe on the back bumper on one of the corners or on the top part of the bed near the rear window.
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This is how I am going to mount mine when I get it.
Here is a link for the mounting bracket for the ram. They make a slimmer version, but I want this wide one.
http://www.genosgarage.com/prodinfo....CB_MOUNT_0305W
Here is a link for the antenna mounts that go in the bed stakehole.
http://www.walcottcb.com/firestik-mk...kit-p-307.html
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that floor mount is a really good idea. nice find.
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I like the on dash above the radio option, that would look really cool, but still be functional. I typically try to keep flashy things a little more out of view, though, but I really like that idea! Thanks for the suggestion!
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i was just looking at that. how does the dash come off? i was thinking about running the wires through the dash to clean things up a little bit.
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