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post #16 of 36 Old 05-10-2011, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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how do you like where your CB is?
Hey thanks for asking, I like it pretty well, its out of the way, and makes it easier to hear for me being right near my head. no issues with it falling or the mic cable getting in my way.


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post #17 of 36 Old 05-10-2011, 06:44 PM
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Hey thanks for asking, I like it pretty well, its out of the way, and makes it easier to hear for me being right near my head. no issues with it falling or the mic cable getting in my way.
Hmm, I like were you put it more than were most put it. I think when I get mine I'll put it where you put yours.

What antenna do you have?

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http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/web...___#fragment-3

these ones are nice too. just bought 2 and put them on my bull bar. bright as ****. wanna buy 4 more to do the same thing you just did. looks great
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Hmm, I like were you put it more than were most put it. I think when I get mine I'll put it where you put yours.

What antenna do you have?
thanks man, glad you like it. I have the uniden pro 510XL. The antenna is a Wilson Lil Wip. I get great reception with it and everyone that I have talked to out on the highway can hear me clear for atlest 5 miles out. this being figured by intensive math usage lol

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these ones are nice too. just bought 2 and put them on my bull bar. bright as ****. wanna buy 4 more to do the same thing you just did. looks great
thanks man, those are good lights for the money too, I have had my share over the years on different vehicles of mine. good luck with your install.

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thanks man, glad you like it. I have the uniden pro 510XL. The antenna is a Wilson Lil Wip. I get great reception with it and everyone that I have talked to out on the highway can hear me clear for atlest 5 miles out. this being figured by intensive math usage lol
cool! I'm looking at either Cobra or Uniden for a CB..

and antenna wise, i was thinking a 102" steel whip, lol

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cool! I'm looking at either Cobra or Uniden for a CB..

and antenna wise, i was thinking a 102" steel whip, lol
You can get a Uniden like mine for like 30 dollars off craigslist around me, I think they are 40 used from uniden.

I will be going to a whip when I get my rear bumper built up it will be going back there. the uniden I have is great for the money, it does what it needs to do for sure

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Did my KC's roughly the same way. Ran all wiring through the trox screw hole and made switches in the headliner. Connected wires to different fuses on the passenger side
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Did my KC's roughly the same way. Ran all wiring through the trox screw hole and made switches in the headliner. Connected wires to different fuses on the passenger side
lookin good man

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did you remove your headliner? cause it looks like you did. if you did, then im probably gonna rip mine down too since its sagging a lot, doesnt look bad the way you have it
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did you remove your headliner? cause it looks like you did. if you did, then im probably gonna rip mine down too since its sagging a lot, doesnt look bad the way you have it
yes I did, removed all of the grab handles, sun visors, and clips took it all out, tore off the fabric, cleand off all the foam on the underside and took truck bed coating to it. like it pretty well.. need to do a few more coats I think though.


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these ones are nice too. just bought 2 and put them on my bull bar. bright as ****. wanna buy 4 more to do the same thing you just did. looks great
I have the exact same ones. They are supper bright. 4 more on top would be sick.

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Hey all here are a few photos of my light install, I put on 4 Hella 500FF's. Not sure if anyone has done this install like this but might as well put it up, who knows it may serve as inspiration to someone to do it.

I installed all the relays that came with the lights in the upper console along with the switches, made it to where I could either have the outer two on or the inner two on seperate from one another, or just have all of them on.

ran the wires between the headliner and the roof, down behind the passenger side pillar fascia and into the engine bay. then from there they went up through the metal clip on the side of the windshield up to the stock roof rack mounts. my "light bar on a budget'' but never the less it works great. all wires are covered in wire loom and will soon be soldered at every connection to assure connectivity. let me know what you all think. thanks for looking; any other questions feel free to ask.
Your lights look a little dim. Did you run the power directly from the battery for EACH set of lights? If not, your losing some power when you run all 4.

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post #28 of 36 Old 05-11-2011, 05:20 AM Thread Starter
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Your lights look a little dim. Did you run the power directly from the battery for EACH set of lights? If not, your losing some power when you run all 4.[/QUOTE]

it was just the flash on my camera interfering with them, they are really bright.

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lookin good man
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got my lights put on, too. not hooked up yet, tho.
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