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Old 02-27-2011, 08:38 PM
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I was thinking about installing a CB radio in my ranger does any one have any advice?
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Old 02-27-2011, 08:58 PM
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Dont go cheap and get a good one, One of the most popular ones ive seen are either Cobra 25 LTD Classic or the Cobra 29 LTD Classic. (I have the Cobra DX19IV, which is a good little compact model good if you dont do alot of highway driving like I do.) I cant give you the best advice on antennas, not that smart on them, as for mounting your cb, if you go with the 25/29 LDS classics on the headliner is your best bet. or if you have a compact one like mine, Inbetween the drivers and passenger seats. Like So


Someone else will chime in on this and probably improve or disagree with what ive said
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I'm guessing you wouldn't be particularly receptive to the "don't install a CB radio" advice, huh?

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Im installing a CB this week. I say do it.
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:01 PM
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I'd install one in my Ranger, if only there was better place to install it.

I don't want to put one on the roof, don't wanna put it by the seats, don't want to put it on the sides of the cup holder tray, don't want to put it on the dash, etc. The only place left for me is under the seat. Maybe one day I'll take a look and see if it's possible, but i'm in no hurry at all.
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:02 PM
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I'd install one in my Ranger, if only there was better place to install it.

I don't want to put one on the roof, don't wanna put it by the seats, don't want to put it on the sides of the cup holder tray, don't want to put it on the dash, etc. The only place left for me is under the seat. Maybe one day I'll take a look and see if it's possible, but i'm in no hurry at all.
im putting mine in the glove box
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:15 PM
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im putting mine in the glove box
Too unoriginal for me. Too far out of reach too.
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:16 PM
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Im installing a CB this week. I say do it.
ive been thinking of gettin me one to. what kind you gettn man.
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:18 PM
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I got a long wire

hahahah and i like the fact It can be hidden and locked so no smash and grabs

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ive been thinking of gettin me one to. what kind you gettn man.
a maxon. Cobras are out of reach
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:22 PM
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I got a long wire

hahahah and i like the fact It can be hidden and locked so no smash and grabs

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a maxon. Cobras are out of reach
is it a compact one? i like the fact of mounting it to the ash tray.
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:24 PM
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No its about 7 inches by 5 inches. So its a decent size Ill get pics up later
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Old 02-27-2011, 09:25 PM
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use one of these... very easy and i kinda like it cause it can sometimes help with troubleshooting.

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No its about 7 inches by 5 inches. So its a decent size Ill get pics up later
sounds good id like to see it.
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i think the name of it is "add an accessory" for the fuse
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:41 PM
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how do i go about putting one in the headliner?
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