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06-08-2013 09:12 PM
hcarlgolden I built mine from a few pieces of metal I got from tractor supply. Total cost $10-$15
04-26-2013 10:03 PM
peterkn13
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Originally Posted by skeeter View Post
mine
howd you take off the ash tray and lighter? i cant find the screws holding it in or whatever, thanks
06-27-2011 09:08 PM
InvertChaos Here are some pics of mine...







06-27-2011 08:59 PM
chefbean43 Didn't have an ashtray so I cut out some of the plastic and mounted mine there
06-22-2011 07:16 PM
Tactical Joke Can't help the last poster, but heres how I mounted my HAM, which may work for CB's with a remote head.
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f40/yae...avy-99234.html
06-22-2011 03:04 PM
1997_blue_wrangler_boy
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Originally Posted by distortedtj View Post
On the dash ...it dont take up much room though. Routed the wire down the firewall behind the defrost vent cover.






I could take it off the dash if i wanted and just throw it under the seat and in the consol but I'll probally always leave it on the dash.

I made it quick disco just by adding some connectors to the power and ground wire and sticky velco holding the cb itself down.


Hate to dig up old post but.. once you got your wires out the fire wall where did you run your antenna wire to? i like how you mounted your CB and Speaker to the dash and am planning on doing mine the same way. but i would like to mount my antenna to my passenger side tail light. and have no clue where to run the antenna wire once it is out my fire wall. or if i should just run my power out the fire wall and take the antenna wire out of the cab to the rear.
thanks.
02-13-2010 01:49 PM
JIMBOX ----DUH---

JIMBO
02-13-2010 01:22 PM
Jerry Bransford If you have an aftermarket rollcage with spreaders on top, you can do what I did & mount a 10" wide piece of aluminum across them to serve as a radio mount. It works really well and it only cost a few bucks for the piece of scrap aluminum I used. The cage & the spreaders themselves are covered with pipe insulation for safety.
02-11-2010 07:19 PM
naterg I removed my air bag selector switch, modified the console some, and stuck it in there, I really like it, but I need to finish it up to cover the rest of the opening. I am thinking a switch plate some time. The mic is mounted using an existing screw in the dash and a regular mic clip.



02-11-2010 06:49 PM
g-man
mine

here is mine, wood above the roll bars radio on wood, be sure to secure wood to bars.
02-09-2010 09:52 PM
89PBR96 Moved it from the front of the center consul to here

02-09-2010 09:48 PM
g-man
uniden mounted

i have a right side drive and wondered the same thing, where to mount radio. My doughter actually came up with this. 2x12 board tied to top of rollbars hard top put back on, then radio mounted. By the way the top light says your radio is putting out, if the bottom light comes on, then your swr is out of range. set your swr/cal switch to cal, put radio on ch 1 and adjust swr knob so the needle is on the triangle at the end when you key the mike. switch to swr and key again the needle should be around the 1.5 mark. if this doesnt work i recomend taking it to a cb shop and having them check it. may cost $20 for them to set itas opposed to $30-50 for a new antenna.
01-21-2010 09:07 PM
JeffsJeep Since my 97 doesn't have an airbag switch I mounted my radio on the dash, in the center, fairly low near the center console (under my ARB switches and cigarette lighter plug). I have always been considering one of those Cobra 75 WXST models where everything is either in the handset, or in a very small box mounted remotely.
01-13-2010 10:24 AM
JIMBOX If you're not going to use one like the Cobra 75 (hand size), then put it on the overhead and above the rearview mirror is the most effecient/logical/productive/convienent--

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As mentioned previously, there are several "methods) to doit, but it's still the best place !!

JIMBO
01-13-2010 10:14 AM
donnie
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Originally Posted by Bignuke View Post
Sorry can't find one.. I'll go take one soon and post it..
My red antenna light is always on when I push the mic in... And the one above it, I have Uniden something radio.. Idk how to fix it, anyone in SC wanna help install?
This might mean the antenna needs to be matched or there is a problem with the coax.
what was the SWR when you installed it?
As for where I mounted mine, its on the drivers side of the counsel but its getting moved to a ARR overhead radio mount when I get time.
01-12-2010 04:52 PM
bagged92sdime
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Originally Posted by activelydying View Post
I saw that bracket, but I was worried that the cb might get in the way. Any problems?
Sorry I didn't reply sooner. I haven't had any problems. My leg will rub it now and then, but not enough to bother me. I've smacked my knuckle on it once with the 4wd lever just because it was being stubborn and wouldn't shift into 4wd and had to use a little more force than normal. Other than that, I love it. It's surprisingly out of the way, easy access, and it looks good!
12-12-2009 01:53 PM
ccrane2299
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Originally Posted by stevens243 View Post
I viewed all of the pix and ideas here and went my own way. Just something else for the future CB installers of america to consider.
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I mounted mine here too. I used industrial Velcro from Lowes and just Velcroed it to the dash....no bracket. It has just enough room for the seat to fold forward without tearing the seat or damaging the radio.
12-12-2009 11:22 AM
swagger





12-10-2009 04:09 PM
activelydying
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Originally Posted by bagged92sdime View Post
I got the Quadratec bracket that mounts the CB to the drivers side of the center console next to the 4wd shifter. Just look under CB's on Quadratec. I love the location of mine.
I saw that bracket, but I was worried that the cb might get in the way. Any problems?
12-10-2009 12:57 PM
bagged92sdime I got the Quadratec bracket that mounts the CB to the drivers side of the center console next to the 4wd shifter. Just look under CB's on Quadratec. I love the location of mine.
12-10-2009 11:57 AM
Mr. WOT
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Originally Posted by 4point View Post
Above the rear view mirror.
I really dig this setup, wanted to do it that way but I went and put it on to of my dash, working well there I spose.
12-10-2009 11:15 AM
Bignuke Sorry can't find one.. I'll go take one soon and post it..
My red antenna light is always on when I push the mic in... And the one above it, I have Uniden something radio.. Idk how to fix it, anyone in SC wanna help install?
12-10-2009 11:12 AM
Bignuke
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Originally Posted by Face View Post
Does anyone have a pic of the Tuffy console installed? I'm looking for something good for my LJ.
The overhead console? I might have one somewhere, let me search for it...
12-02-2008 09:30 AM
Face Does anyone have a pic of the Tuffy console installed? I'm looking for something good for my LJ.
11-15-2008 02:12 PM
gus54 Works good here for me.
11-13-2008 06:52 AM
Kurogo I'll be putting my CB in today. Plan on using hose clamps and putting it overhead as well.
11-06-2008 10:50 PM
Jeepmanj20
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Originally Posted by Sailor2017 View Post


thats where I had the CB mounted before I got my Tuffy overhead console installed. It worked pretty well, hard to make adjustments to stuff when you were driving because it was behind you, but you shouldnt be playing with the squelch/SWR and all of that fun stuff while driving anyway.
I mounted mine in the same place with two .35 cent hose clamps.
10-02-2008 08:22 PM
stevens243
Just another option

I viewed all of the pix and ideas here and went my own way. Just something else for the future CB installers of america to consider.
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07-24-2008 04:50 PM
spanky
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Originally Posted by silvergoat View Post
nice radio!
07-24-2008 01:30 PM
nicolas-eric
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