Jeep Wrangler Forum

Jeep Wrangler Forum (http://www.wranglerforum.com/)
-   Communications and Electronics (http://www.wranglerforum.com/f40/)
-   -   Install/product advice (http://www.wranglerforum.com/f40/install-product-advice-147210.html)

BlueRidgeYJ 03-18-2012 07:23 PM

Install/product advice
 
Hey Ya'll, I'm about ready to jump on a new CB setup for the rig (94 YJ Hardtop). It has none in it now; that's gotta change.

I live in the mountains near the AT and have to work/play/live in some hairy weather/locations from time to time. I need a radio more to receive NOAA than anything else, but comms out is good as there is a private PD close to where I work that monitors 9/19, so I'd like the best broadcast possible. Just in case. I know other comm systems are more reliable, this is the ol' trusty (READ: Backup).

I'm thinking about a Cobra 29 LX multi-color fancy radio and 102" whip, mounted pass. taillight and folded to above the pass. door. If needed, I could release it up for signal strength, but I would keep it rolled forward most times for travel.

I don't do the off road thing much, other than mild trail riding that I encounter in day to day stuff, so I'm not too worried about the "lash factor" against my YJ/spotters.

What do ya'll think? I've talked to local Jeepers with Firestiks on the tire mount, and they were less than enthusiastic about it compared to a 102.

Would leaving it in a rolled frwd position leave it strained, somehow compromising strength in/out?

Also, anybody know of a good place to get CB gear from? It's a good ride to the nearest truck stop for me.

Thanks guys, and I'm glad I found the forum. Lots of good info here.

Next will be the bumper/hitch/winch questions. HA. Converting from Yota's is like learning to drive again.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:06 PM.