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Find the new mod.

As for a hint, its not the 4 lights on the front, i've had those on before but haven't had to many pictures up lately.

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Black Ford emblem?
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Its probably something that we can't see. Something that you ordered from the UPS guy from your other thread.
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The antenna?
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naw its still blue, just a little dark in the photo.

and you can def see, what would be the point of that photo then?
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The antenna?
Close enough, i put my mount on today, getting everything else tomorrow.

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Oh duh totally missed that. I read your thread earlier and everything lol
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haha yeah i figured it would be pretty easy to spot.

taken with d300 and 17-55 2.8, love this combo
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i had a cb antenna there... bad idea it chipped all the paint off the hood and fender, because the mount flexed when the antenna moved around.
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And I thought you replaced the Grille with an STX Grille, me bad… LoL.

The Mount is not my favorite type or place, chips paint yes but the transmission pattern will be more towards the rear of the vehicle, also the hood pinches the coax, the grounding connection is not the best and tuning will be a ***** and it has to be tuned for low SWR for best results.

Some like it there, so if it works for you good luck with it.

What stud did you buy, hopefully not the FireRing Connection from FireStik ?
Get a stud mount that used Ring Lugs, the easiest, and best matched for a 50 ohm Coax.
Also, buy good coax, not Rat Shaq stuff, it will make a difference.
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looks good! i have the same one i think. Someone got it for me.
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mount doesn't move if its secured correctly,

and no i didn't get the fire stick connection thing, its basically just like shane's

the hood won't pinch the wire at all.
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i was going to say, Snow on hood mod! its pretty frequent around here.
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Mount doesn't move if its secured correctly,
The mount may not move on its mounting but the thing is only made out of 0.062 S/S.
With a 3 foot Stik on it and traveling down the road at 65 it is going to move, can’t do anything but.
Does it have clearance enough so the paint will survive, only time will tell, every install is a little different.
I am not saying it is a bad mount but NOT MOVE, it has to, how much is the thing.

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no i didn't get the fire stick connection thing, its basically just like shane's
The Fire Ring works but it ned a little ore care than standard type connectors do.

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the hood won't pinch the wire at all.[/B]
Double check where the coax goes in the engine bay, that is where the pinching will happen if it is going to.

Good luck with the setup, get it tuned...
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Best mod so far

Ultra gauge. surpising small actually.

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Picked up a spring for the cb antenna too.

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also a shot of the truck and car, can't wait till its spring and can wash them without it looking like crap the next day.

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