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post #31 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 12:19 PM
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Here is what I did I went to a local chain link fence place and purchased 2 clamps made for chain link fence bracing and a piece of top rail long enough to go between the factory TJ roll bar,I attached the top rail to the factory roll bar with the clamps then attached the cb's bracket to the top rail covered with black foam pipe insulation from Home Depot looks great + CB is out of the way but still accessible
sounds like a good idea. Any pics?


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post #32 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 01:24 PM
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post #33 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 01:37 PM
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Mine's mounted beside my right calf, on the side of the transmission hump.

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post #34 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 01:53 PM
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Click free! Nice setup.

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I will try on the photo's I have not put photo's up on here

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Here's my mount sans-radio. Mine's a Cobra 29ltd. Antenna is mounted on teraflex mount above/behind driverside tail light. Antenna has since been replaced with a K-40 10 meter tunable 2.5 kilowatt fiberglass whip. Reception is now outstanding!

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post #36 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 02:39 PM
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Sorry no pics . But my cb is mounted to the change tray on top of the dash. Its a Cobra 18 WX ST2 with a front facing speaker. The firestix antenna is on a teraflex bracket that mounts behind the left rear tail light. Works great for me.

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Click free! Nice setup.
Thanks! For putting up the no click pictures,
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Nothin special but here's mine. It's a Cobra Nightwatch




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post #39 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 03:05 PM
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Mounted just to the left of the 4wd shift lever:



Not a CB, but idea's the same. Keeps it out of the rain, is easy to see and never in the way. I don't have doors all summer, the lock will hopefully make sure any potential thieves need to spend more than 30 seconds trying to remove the radio. (I put a steel plate on the other side of the plastic)
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post #40 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 04:49 PM
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mounted my cobra 25 to back of console.3yrs no problems.seats still recline to
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post #41 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 05:01 PM
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I mounted mine overhead, last minute deal before club trip. Bent a piece of metal to conform to windshield frame, place rubber between and used the threaded hole from the winshield tie down. http://i246.photobucket.com/albums/g...go/cbmount.jpg

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that could be an option, but, living outside of boston and going there for work everyday and parking in a lot for 8+ hours w/ a soft top, not a good idea. definately creative though.
I have mine hanging from my soundbar and I have no problems.

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post #43 of 141 Old 11-23-2008, 07:48 PM
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Tuffy makes a compartmented overhead console that mounts between the footman loop and the roll cage bar. I mounted my Cobra Model 29 therein. It is lockable.

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Tuffy makes a compartmented overhead console that mounts between the footman loop and the roll cage bar. I mounted my Cobra Model 29 therein. It is lockable.
I think i have the same CB as you and i was looking at the tuffy overhead console. Was it a tight fit?
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post #45 of 141 Old 11-24-2008, 08:37 AM Thread Starter
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thanx for all the ideas on this guys. there's a lot of good stuff here! i think i'm going to buy a smaller radio and maybe put it in the console (this big midland 77 250 unit won't fit in there...) and maybe get that overhead console eventually. room is limited in these tj's haha

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