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Old 02-21-2008
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just get it and we will mount it in thursday.

u can mount yours like mine. its in the bed... no one knows u have it either except for when the antenna is on.

no holes in bumpers and stuff...

mine works good just my cable is junk. i need a new one
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that could work all except for the fact that i have a manual transmission and the FX4 Level II shifter would hit it....

it is going to be mounted inside the center console, then when I want to use it, i open the lid and out comes the mic.....maybe mount an external speaker on the backside of the shifter console.....
crawly1025 Put a small Uniden in his center console. Looks nice and clean.

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im also interested in this since id like to mount an antenna on my truck too, but Id prefer to be able to use it and not look retarded
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buddy of mine had a kit that he could wire his cb mount into his radio antenna (so he claimed, never actually seen him have it up and running, he was gonna put it on his Sunfire....) anyway that'd be inconspicuous (lol...sounded that one out...)
There are two things you can do that I think would fit your needs,

The first is to get a magetic CB antenna that can sit inside your cab while you are not using it, then when you hit the dunes, just extende it to go out the back window.

The second thing you could do is to get an adapter that will allow you to hook up your CB to your radio antenna. These work well, the range is not as far, but if you are on the dunes it should fit your needs.
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I personally use a Lil Wilson cb antenna magnetic mount. Its great. It gets decent range and can be put right behind my seat for when im not using it.

Id suggest Mag mount. That sounds like the easiest way to go for you.
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Zach and Grant have theirs mounted to the back of that style console... it works good
got any pictures?
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you can sorta see it

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not bad....i like it there....

where is you antenna mounted? i don't remember seeing it...
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that is the point... lol

i made a bracket on the inside of the bed... i dont have pics.
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that is the point... lol

i made a bracket on the inside of the bed... i dont have pics.
hmmmm.......i have a couple ideas i will look into.....but my cb will probably go where you have yours...
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If i was you i would mount two 4' whips on either side of ur toolbox like FlyinFX4 had them. When you to the dunes you probably would want to take off one of the whips for better reception. I think whips would look great on ur truck.
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The best antenna is going to be the 102" Whip. 18ft coax if you use rg58 or 14.25 if you use RG8mini. The best location is the center of the truck about 18 inches away from the cab, or use an the alon mount. This the pretty much the best way your going to get out when your in a hilly area or dunes. If your needing to get out a good distance and over hills you can not beat the radiation pattern of a 102" whip. The Fiberglass continuous loaded whips like firestik are great for highway and around the city use, I can reach over 30 miles on my 102 whip over the hills from chatsworth to simi valley clean and clear with no power.

The radiation pattern of a fiber whip is somewhat lower to the horizon so it makes a better highway antenna. if you search my posts you will see one where I had posted some radiation patterns of different antennas and of different locations. if you mount it in the back left corner the signal is directed to the front right. If its in the center you get more of a omni-directional pattern

My 102" Whip no spring with a 6" riser gets a 1.1 flat match across all 40 channels.
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this is my set up. zipties are your best friend lol.

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Heres mine.

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I had a Cobra mounted to the back of my console too. I went to a truck stop and got a "gear keeper" recoil type thing that would keep the mic up on top of the CB so I could grab it. It worked great and most people never could see it. I then put a whip that stuck above the cab about 8 inches between my toolbox and the front of the box

http://www.gearkeeper.com/communicat...mickeeper.html
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get ur cb and antennas hooked up. then get a P.A. system!

there bada$$!!!
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