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post #1 of 34 Old 06-10-2008, 08:30 PM Thread Starter
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Lets see some pics of cb's and the antenna

I am basically looking at a cb radio to put in my jeep and maybe i can get some ideas from you guys to make it a little easier. I am looking for pics of the actual radio itself and where you mounted the antenna. Thanks.

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post #2 of 34 Old 06-10-2008, 09:18 PM
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Sorry, no pics right now. But I mounted my CB where the ashtray used to be, fit perfectly, and was able to use the ashtray wiring for it.
My antenna is a 5' K40 and is attached to the tire stopper on the rear quarter of my jeep and the wire is run through the tail light area.
The CB itself is a President model "Teddy R" that I have had since..... 1980(???) and still works fine, though I may upgrade sooner or later to a smaller unit.

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This would probably be better in the picture request section, and it's been discussed a lot, but here is where I put mine.



I got the whole kit from radioshack for 100$, I just put the antenna on the tire stop, had to drill 2 holes but it works great. For the cb I drilled 1 hole, ran the bolt down (head on the inside of the dash) and tightened it up, works great. For the mic mount I just drilled into the front of the dash, right next to the last guage

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post #4 of 34 Old 06-10-2008, 10:07 PM
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Here is my "Radio Center" in the YJ. I have my XM radio on the top, and I made a special bracket that goes on the hump just below the A/C vents for my Cobra 148GTL SS/CB and Motorola railroad communications radio.



Now, I didn't have much to work with the setup I wanted for the antenna, so, I just hole-sawed a hole in the side, and mounted a side mount, stainless spring, and 104" fiberglass whip. I know, old school, but, that whip is a family item, It was on my dad's first four-wheeler, a '67 Jeepster, so it went on my first four-wheeller, my YJ, Hope these give you some ideas!



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I put the CB in the Tuffy knock-off console, drilled a little hole added a grommet and ran the mic through, use an external speaker, and made a mount for the antenna outta piece of angle iron.








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post #6 of 34 Old 06-10-2008, 11:34 PM
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Here's what I did:
http://www.noeither.com/YJ/tech/CB.php


It's a loooooooooong antenna:

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post #7 of 34 Old 06-11-2008, 04:11 AM
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Was originally going to mount overhead. Decided that was too 'visible' to the outside world.

This works better anyways:



And, because I didn't want to drill [yet], I used the tire stop on the back for the antenna:

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post #8 of 34 Old 06-11-2008, 07:28 AM
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I am currently in the process of getting my junk installed as well.
I went with a firestik and aluminum bracket and tied a lanyard between the antenna and tire carrier to prevent slapping.


My CB will be installed where the ashtray and lighter used to reside under the dash.

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post #9 of 34 Old 06-11-2008, 11:42 AM Thread Starter
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wow all of these pics look great. im probably going to put the antenna on the tire stop as well and for the actual cb radio, i dont know yet. Has anyone put it on the roll bar between the two front seats?
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i actually used the mirror bractkets on the pass side i took the and put them on top of each other and put the ant mount throught them both and the mounted it back to the windo fram using the original bolt it works nice I will post pics when i get home tonight .......

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post #11 of 34 Old 06-11-2008, 11:46 AM
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i made a custom center console (do a search and you'll find the pictures of my cb install. I put mine in the center console that was made form a military can

My buddy just made a mount for his TJ that goes across the the top of the roll bars. was cheap too. Just a piece of heavy duty shelving channel and some hose clamps to the roll bar extensions. simple enough to do.

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My setup is pretty simple, cost effective, and overall i think it turned out nice.




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hey turner, your jeep is the same color as mine and ive been trying to figure out what the name of it is. Do you know? pics are great.
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post #14 of 34 Old 06-11-2008, 02:23 PM
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I use this mount and love it.
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post #15 of 34 Old 06-11-2008, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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where can i find the mount for the tire stop??? or do i have to make one?
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