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Old 10-04-2013, 11:23 AM   #1
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Quick CB/Antenna question

Is the rear 3rd brake light tower enough for grounding the antenna or should I Run a wire from the bracket to the body?

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Old 10-04-2013, 12:37 PM   #2
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:13 PM   #3
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I ran a wire to a mounting point on the chassis - the tailgate itself is not well grounded.

I used a bolt on the roll cage, stripped the paint off and connected the cable to the bolt with a circular wire terminal.
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:18 PM   #4
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Get an engine ground wire and run from the mount to under the bumper. I scratched off some paint and mounted to the hitch.
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:21 PM   #5
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Thanks guys, I ended up just screwing right into the 3rd brack light. My swr meter showed 1.0 to 1.3 on all three channels.
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