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Old 01-23-2011, 08:50 PM
spudkilla224 spudkilla224 is offline
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Default How to run CB Co-Ax Into Cab of Ranger?

Does anyone know or have pics of how to run co-ax cables for a cb radio from the outside of the bed to the inside of the cab on a 94 Super Cab Ranger? I want to run the wires under the carpet, but I'm clueless on how to get the wires from the outside of the cab to the inside of the cab.
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Old 01-23-2011, 08:56 PM
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Default Re: How to run CB Co-Ax Into Cab of Ranger?

Here you go, courtesy of STL

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Open driver door and remove floor trim piece and kick panel.


Pull back Carpet/Vinyl Floor and you will see a large rubber bushing.


Remove bushing. You may need a flashlight to see wire coming up through the hole.


Stick a shop light over the hole you removed the bushing from and crawl under the truck and you can see where to run the wire through


Once wire is up through the hole pull till wire under truck is nice and tight.
Replace bushing.
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Old 01-23-2011, 08:56 PM
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Default Re: How to run CB Co-Ax Into Cab of Ranger?

02maz beat me to it, but here's an alternative way. I like to keep as much as the coax in the cab as I can to prevent anything from coming loose and catching against a moving part/sharp edge.

Pull the carpet/vinyl flooring from the back of the cab and look for any rubber plugs(grommets). Pull them out and see if you can see the ground. If so, this will be the hole to use. Make sure the hole is gonna be big enough for the coax to feed through. Feed the coax through, and run some electrical tape around it for a little extra protection from the sharp edges. Cut a hole in the grommet wide enough to facilitate the cable. Reinstall the plug.
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Old 01-23-2011, 09:03 PM
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Default Re: How to run CB Co-Ax Into Cab of Ranger?

Alright, Thanks Everyone I'll be installing the cb when the weather gets a little bit warmer.
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Old 01-23-2011, 09:44 PM
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Default Re: How to run CB Co-Ax Into Cab of Ranger?

If you have an ext cab there is a grommet you can use as well. Its hidden where the seat folds down
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Old 01-26-2011, 05:32 PM
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Default Re: How to run CB Co-Ax Into Cab of Ranger?

Which directon do i run the wire from by the seat? i tried this evening and it got to cold and dark to concentrate. i found the oval gromet in back of the cab, just like the one in the front with the pics, but i couldn't get the cable run. lol
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If you have an ext cab there is a grommet you can use as well. Its hidden where the seat folds down
Is it the same for my 2 door ext cab?
My seats fold out from the sides instead of the back, and they just have some foam glued into the space behind them above the rocker. I haven't been under them yet though.
I plan on wiring 8 kcs to a roll bar, so it'll prolly have to be a good sized hole.



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Old 10-11-2012, 10:38 AM
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Default Re: How to run CB Co-Ax Into Cab of Ranger?

Pretty simple, all you had to do is look. The grommet is in the jump seat compartment. Big enough for coax, 2 x #2 wires also.


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