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08-24-2014 08:21 PM
mastrcruse Same thing...went from the front passenger, left knee spot with a full sized radio. Ran behind the glovebox and down the right side of the jeep with the rest of the wiring. Followed the hinge, behind the black cover on the tailgate, throughout the tailgate and the rough the passenger side grommet. Looks super clean. I had to redo once because I forgot to ground the antenna to the tailgate and the tailgate to the body.
08-24-2014 08:01 PM
flyfishnevada
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Originally Posted by Kratos770 View Post
What I would like to know. How is the way you guys run the antenna cable out the jeep. I want to go out the back.
Just did mine today. I ran the cable along the wiring harness that goes from the body to the tailgate, under the plastic cover, into the tailgate and out the grommet on the passenger side behind the tire. Pretty easy to do.

For a bumper or license plate mount your probably going to exit out the bottom of the tub but I don't know for sure.
08-24-2014 07:52 PM
Kratos770 What I would like to know. How is the way you guys run the antenna cable out the jeep. I want to go out the back.
12-13-2013 10:50 PM
spencerprice19 Does anyone know anywhere where I can get a double overhead locking radio holder like this one but for a 2014 wrangler? or know anyone that can make one.

Tuffy 048-01 - Tuffy Overhead Double Compartment Security Console for 76-02 Jeep® CJ & Wrangler YJ, TJ - Quadratec
07-21-2013 10:59 AM
Survivalbiker Oh wait, saw the tuffy that the others used... Hmm choices...
07-21-2013 10:00 AM
Survivalbiker
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Originally Posted by HAFICON View Post
I did mine a little diferent.. overhead but back at sound bar.



Just added some support today to take the sag out.. I love it, and I hav it angled so I can see the Display in the rear view mirror
HAFICON- what kind of over head console/strip is that? That's totally what I'm looking for to mount my cb!
03-08-2013 01:51 PM
KPM171 After trying to figure out where to shove my mid-full sized CB for a few days while keeping a factory look, I ended up sending it back and getting a Cobra 75WXST. The base is mounted in the passenger kick panel and the handset lives disconnected in the glove box away from prying eyes when I'm in the city and don't need it.

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02-24-2013 12:07 PM
jjusmc77 You have not seen the way I did it before?
02-24-2013 11:58 AM
HAMMER1DOWN A way I haven't seen before.
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Mounted directly to the sound bar, and haven't had a problem with any of my friends bustin their noggin on it yet. And have been up some serious trails with a passenger.
02-24-2013 11:40 AM
jjusmc77 This is what I did. I love it. Wires hidden easy adjusting. Simple and effective

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02-06-2013 09:19 AM
Rude Robert It has been a long time since i had a cb, i had one in my 89 toy, i knew someone that hooked me up with a lot of channels with a digital selector on my 148, then i had a 250 watt kicker. now, i just want to pull it in and out on my days off lol.. I was thinking of just getting it peaked and tweeked to 20 watts...would just plugging it in the cigarette lighter do?
02-06-2013 08:04 AM
WXman I mounted mine to the console right next to the shifter...but on the passenger side. That way my leg won't hit it, it's not in the way of anything else, and the wires were easy to conceal.
02-06-2013 08:02 AM
Six
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Originally Posted by Rude Robert View Post
Would a cb pluged into the cigerette lighter power it enough, I don't want to hard wire it in, since it will be easy for them to rip out and damage factory wires
If you run the power wires to the battery that's something you won't have to worry about. And I'm not sure how well the underground trade of CBs is doing at this time.
02-06-2013 06:08 AM
Rude Robert Would a cb pluged into the cigerette lighter power it enough, I don't want to hard wire it in, since it will be easy for them to rip out and damage factory wires
02-04-2013 09:59 PM
ScottV63 Something to consider.... anything you install in the interior of your Jeep, any vehicle really, may become an obstacle during a crash (god forbid). When you install something, keep in mind where your body will go... where will your legs/knees hit the dash, what's over your head (the overhead storage units for example), what's to your side, and very importantly, where do the air bags deploy. You dont want to bust a knee cap or get wacked in the head during what could have been an non-injury minor crash, bump in a rut , kick back from a rock or log... whatever. Just food for thought.

I would put the CB in the console or along the rear of the console.
02-04-2013 05:56 PM
scottmphoto This is where I mounted mine in the 2010. Moved the CB to the '12 and it is in a similar spot, but mounted on the inside rear of the console.
02-04-2013 09:06 AM
Six I used Rooster's write up to mount mine. I run the mic cable over top of the CB when I'm not usig it and it doesn't dangle. Keeps the interior nice and clean looking.
02-03-2013 10:49 PM
HortonBrother
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Originally Posted by Dmactampa View Post
I bought this radio as well and the theme of my Jeep is to keep everything installed clean and stealthy so I can have fun without tops and doors. I mounted mine in the Glove box because it locks. I don't know if this would work for the OP because they "don't want to infringe on the passenger compartment" but it could be an option. Now I need to buy a right angle connector and route the mic to the drivers side.
I tried this but when I would go to close it would interfere with the metal bracket can you post more pictures of how you installed with wiring etc
09-28-2012 09:18 PM
Osupike
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Originally Posted by j66996

This is a full size Galaxy CB with sideband and it barely fit in the box. I had to cut a square out of the back to attach the antenna and power cable.
I did same setup with a Cobra 29!
08-05-2012 12:31 PM
Dmactampa
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Originally Posted by dzntzmf71 View Post
Sir,
Can you provide more detailed instructions and different angled photos on this install. I have the smae radio but dont know where else to install it.

thanks
I bought this radio as well and the theme of my Jeep is to keep everything installed clean and stealthy so I can have fun without tops and doors. I mounted mine in the Glove box because it locks. I don't know if this would work for the OP because they "don't want to infringe on the passenger compartment" but it could be an option. Now I need to buy a right angle connector and route the mic to the drivers side.
08-05-2012 12:01 PM
andre1002 put mine here and it dose not infringe on my wifes leg room at all.


By busaboy78 at 2012-06-21
08-04-2012 09:15 AM
GravelRoad
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Originally Posted by dzntzmf71 View Post
Sir,
Can you provide more detailed instructions and different angled photos on this install. I have the smae radio but dont know where else to install it.

thanks
X2! I am looking to purchase a Bearcat 980SSB and the best mounting location for the 2012 seems to be on top of the center stack. I was considering some kind of flat mounting surface, but your application looks like it can be velcroed directly to the dash/storage bin. Any pics you have of different angles and wiring would be helpful. Thanks!
07-24-2012 02:05 PM
twxsby
07-24-2012 12:30 PM
Kennebec
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Originally Posted by BigManAndy View Post
I have a Cobra 29 mounted on the Arizona Rocky Road overhead CB mount. It's right over the mirror.
How do you like your A. R. R. overhead cb mount? Does it interfere with the sun shades? Or get on the way of the soft top clamps?
Am looking at it as a cheaper alternative to the tuffy overhead console.
07-17-2012 08:34 PM
j66996
Full size Galaxy SSB and Tuffy mount





This is a full size Galaxy CB with sideband and it barely fit in the box. I had to cut a square out of the back to attach the antenna and power cable.
07-15-2012 10:12 AM
Rooster76 I would check out this link. It has about every good option your going to find in one place.
LINK-->So where have you been mounting the CB's?
07-14-2012 11:22 PM
Rooster76 This picture doesn't have the plastic but it fits right.

I hang mine on the footman loop with no drilling. It still works with the 2012 type of hard top. This link will take you directly to a picture and write-up about it -->Remove Sub Box to Ground and Run Antenna Coax - 2DR 2012. It's worked out really good up there. You can run the mic cable over the radio and sort of lock it up there by putting it in the clip for when you don't want to use it. With the Uniden 520XL I'm running if I let the mic go it just dangles and doesn't too much get in the way. Versus if it was on the floor and you dropped it then you would have to fish around to find it.

I also ran the antenna cable through the roll bar padding which worked out pretty good.
07-14-2012 04:59 PM
HAFICON I did mine a little diferent.. overhead but back at sound bar.



Just added some support today to take the sag out.. I love it, and I hav it angled so I can see the Display in the rear view mirror
07-14-2012 04:54 PM
dzntzmf71 Sir,
Can you provide more detailed instructions and different angled photos on this install. I have the smae radio but dont know where else to install it.

thanks



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Originally Posted by Wintleg View Post
Guess you would consider mine a full size but you could still mount velcro on the bottom of your CB and place it on the top of the dash area. It works well for me and stays in place. That way I can remove it from the dash when I am in the city or don't want it seen by car burglars.

05-16-2012 08:08 PM
BigManAndy I have a Cobra 29 mounted on the Arizona Rocky Road overhead CB mount. It's right over the mirror.
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