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Old 05-23-2008, 04:00 AM
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Bumper Question

I'm probably going to mount a CB in my 08 for the trail, (had a ton of CB's over the years).

The back bumper is obviously "metal" underneath, but has a plastic over-cover.

In the interest of "neatness" would you drill through the bumper for the Firestick mount, or what?

What is a clean way of mounting the antenna on a bumper such as these? Get a different bumper?

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See the recent thread on "mounting a CB radio". They did a pretty clean job with the license plate holder.

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Old 05-23-2008, 02:24 PM   #3
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If you mount something to the bumper, either ensure you have one of the bolts very tight to metal or run a 10 gauge ground wire to a frame bolt.
The Cool Tech mount was just too elegant (and functional) for me to resist.
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I just installed one, I used the mount they sell that bolts to the spare tire mount! IT is easy and w/ the quick disconnect you can’t beat it.

link: http://www.quadratec.com/products/96080_112.htm
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