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Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   12-06-2015, 08:12 PM
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Posted By SnowdogMarc
I mounted mine to the top lip of the tailgate...

I mounted mine to the top lip of the tailgate with that mount. Just clears the hardtop glass opening. The mount I got has the small coax going to the RG8, ran it under the gasket on the top of the...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   11-16-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 429
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Check the switch on the pedal. Pull the bulbs out...

Check the switch on the pedal. Pull the bulbs out and depress the pedal, if it don't blow replace one bulb at a time and see which side causes it. If it still blows with both bulbs out it's either...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   10-25-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Wouldn't be the first time one of them adapters...

Wouldn't be the first time one of them adapters was wired wrong. I installed a 7 pin connector on my truck and wired it per instructions. Picked up a new trailer wired for 7 pin and as soon as I...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   10-21-2015, 08:03 PM
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Views: 60,155
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Nope, It's attached with velcro straps and can...

Nope, It's attached with velcro straps and can slide back if you need to. Plenty of room to take the hard top off and put the soft top on in the summer. I used some 1/2" split loam and 1/2" black...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   10-21-2015, 05:30 PM
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Posted By SnowdogMarc
Another idea for you for that radio...Get the...

Another idea for you for that radio...Get the overhead "glove box" from Quadratec for 100 bucks and install the face in that. Gives you a spot that you don't have to look down to see the radio and...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   10-09-2015, 07:38 PM
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Posted By SnowdogMarc
Check and clean all your ground connections to...

Check and clean all your ground connections to start. Bad grounds can cause all kinds of weird issues like your having. Check the grounds at the lights, body to engine and battery ect ect.
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   09-29-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Quadratec $375 Truck-Lite $485-$665 depending...

Quadratec $375
Truck-Lite $485-$665 depending on year.
J.W. Speaker $720

All prices taken from Quadratec catalog.
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   09-28-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 988
Posted By SnowdogMarc
I'm running the Quadratec Stealth in my TJ and...

I'm running the Quadratec Stealth in my TJ and love them. I was looking at the JW's but couldn't justify the almost double the price of the Stealth. Much brighter, good cut offs and not a single...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   09-26-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Put a volt meter on the battery and see what it's...

Put a volt meter on the battery and see what it's at. Anything under 12v is considered flat, should read about 12.6 or better fully charged. If it's low put it on charge and try it after it's fully...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   09-16-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By SnowdogMarc
You could try one of these.....

You could try one of these.. https://www.quasarelectronics.co.uk/Item/smart-kit-1115-courtesy-light-delay It's got a delay from 1 to 10 seconds but if you double the size of C2 in the kit you could...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   09-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By SnowdogMarc
If your short or lacking space around the dash...

If your short or lacking space around the dash the only problem with a 2m only is nobody makes a detachable face until you go dual band. Only reason I went for the 2m/70cm was because I needed remote...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   08-29-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Did you get it used? Only reason I'm asking is...

Did you get it used? Only reason I'm asking is because the previous owner may have installed something and got a hot wire tapped into the gauges wire which should be a run only hot. I've seen more...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   08-23-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Use your Volt meter and verify the wires you have...

Use your Volt meter and verify the wires you have it connected to are in fact the correct ones. If you have any wires you didn't use in the swap, put the meter to them and see if they have power in...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   08-18-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,767
Posted By SnowdogMarc
I've got the FT-7900r in my TJ with the Comet...

I've got the FT-7900r in my TJ with the Comet CSB-790A and love it. Antenna is mounted to the tailgate on a lip mount and radio body is under the drivers seat. I remote mounted the head in the...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   08-13-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By SnowdogMarc
You should be able to go into the radios menu for...

You should be able to go into the radios menu for BlueTooth and select Delete Device or All paired devices. I don't have experience with that radio but they all have this option in one of the menus....
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   07-23-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,747
Posted By SnowdogMarc
The new F250's and F350's are RF nightmares. I...

The new F250's and F350's are RF nightmares. I worked for a commercial radio shop and one of the VHF haul road freq would have a constant "heartbeat" when the truck was on. Turns out it's the factory...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   07-20-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 642
Posted By SnowdogMarc
It can be done but most of the systems require...

It can be done but most of the systems require power locks to work. The way it works is you park, Set the E-brake and put it in Neutral. Then hit the button on the remote and turn off the IGN and...
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   07-18-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,011
Posted By SnowdogMarc
There's other threads on this but I went with the...

There's other threads on this but I went with the Quadratec Stealth and I'm very happy with them on my TJ. I couldn't justify almost 800 bucks for headlights even if they do have a lifetime warranty.
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   07-08-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By SnowdogMarc
That's got to be one heck of an antenna :rofl:

That's got to be one heck of an antenna :rofl:
Jeep Forums: Audio, CB & Ham Radios, GPS, & Electrical   07-02-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,131
Posted By SnowdogMarc
Run a braided cable (like the engine to firewall...

Run a braided cable (like the engine to firewall type) from the mount to the frame. Make sure it has a solid metal contact with no rust or paint and I'll bet the SWR drops.
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