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Old 07-20-2010, 07:24 PM   #1
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CB radio mount?

well i was digging through some stuff cleaning some stuff out of my room and sumbled across a cb radio i got a couple years back... of course the first thing that crossed in my mind was putting it in my jeep.

ive got a few ideas of where i want to mount it but i just wanted some options from everybody who has one. i kinda want to mount it above the dash on the roof but i dont know how that is done.

thanks guys.

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Old 07-20-2010, 07:27 PM   #2
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How big of radio?

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Old 07-20-2010, 07:31 PM   #3
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not big at all its about 4 inches wide and about 6 inches long...
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Old 07-20-2010, 07:42 PM   #4
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Do you want to go on the cheap or are you willing to pay for a mount specifically designed for an overhead CB radio mount?
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Here's the poor man method if you choose to go that way:









Two pieces of closet shelf rack/mounts bolted together and held to the roll bars with heavy duty zip ties. Works with my bikini top, soft top, hard top, and no top without changing a thing. The holes on the rack make it easy to bolt up a CB, or switch box, and you can organize the wires with more zip ties.
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Old 07-20-2010, 09:43 PM   #6
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Do you want to go on the cheap or are you willing to pay for a mount specifically designed for an overhead CB radio mount?
well if it is going to be done it needs to be done right is how i do stuff with my jeep and this is no different but im dont gonna blow abunch of money on a mount... what ideas do you have jerry
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Old 07-20-2010, 09:58 PM   #7
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Nice set-up! Great looking too.
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Old 07-25-2010, 06:52 PM   #8
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Yeh great looking set up... I took your advice and went that route and it cost all of like 10 bucks... thanks and ill get pics up tomorrow .
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CB Mount

MP - Jeep CB Mount Bracket Mini CB TJ [MP 100002055-00] - $25.95 : Jeep Outfitter

This is waht I just got and it works great. Easy to install
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Here's an option.

-EDIT- Just realized it's the same bracket in the above link. Well, here's how it looks. I'm happy with it.

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great set up localfriend, where did you get the closet racks from? i dont fell like drivong all over town looking for them. haha
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I'll probably end up mounting one on the console by the floor next to the 4wd lever. But I like the look of the mount by the windshield bracket.
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great set up localfriend, where did you get the closet racks from? i dont fell like drivong all over town looking for them. haha
I believe I got them at home depot - though it may have been lowes. Both stores had them, though only one of them had the silver.

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