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Old 05-09-2011, 06:14 PM
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Default Where to put my CB at??

So I made a great score at a auction, payed 10 bucks for a Cobra 128-GTL which come to find out it a desirable radio, the orginal which I have sells for like 180 on Ebay, but I am not selling, I wanna put it in my truck, here's my issue though, I know the usual place is under the dash in the center. Fair enough, but I have a 5- switch control box out of a emergency vehicle there for my after market lighting and what not. I was considering put it in between my sun visors on the roof and making a small wood box to place it in to hide wires and such, it what my friend has done with his but he has a headliner, I do not, just bare metal. I know there is the actual roof part of the truck then there is another piece of metal above your head. Can I run like a self tapping screw up in there or what? Ideas anyone? Im tight on space.....
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Old 05-09-2011, 06:17 PM
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In your glovebox, by your console. anywhere. Possibilites are endless!

use the search function

cb and antenna mounting.
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Old 05-09-2011, 06:19 PM
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heres how i mounted mine

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Old 05-09-2011, 07:41 PM
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i got mine on the kick panel, i never hit it with my knees and it looks really good!

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Old 05-09-2011, 07:42 PM
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if anything..i wish i had MORE room for my knees lol
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Old 05-09-2011, 07:46 PM
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if anything..i wish i had MORE room for my knees lol
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Old 05-09-2011, 07:47 PM
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im 6 1 and no problem with it its way out of the way. i run with the seat slide back all the way
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Old 05-09-2011, 07:52 PM
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im 5'10 and i drive w the seat one click up from the back . i drive with my left knee leaning agaisnt the door lol force of habit i do it in everything i drive
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Old 05-09-2011, 07:58 PM
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me to, but thats your left knee and this is on the right side ha. i can get a pic with it by my leg on gas pedal, its nice cus you can see it threw steering wheel
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:01 PM
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its a game of adventure looking at the clusters thru the steering wheel lol whenever i feel like i changed something and didnt change it back i look to see if i can see my cluster thru the wheel or not...if i can then i messed with it lol i cant see it thru i can only see over it
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:14 PM
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Default Re: Where to put my CB at??

had mine here but couldn't put my seat all the way up


and my new one and where it is now



and my antenna is a whip antenna mounted in the middle of my toolbox
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Old 05-09-2011, 08:47 PM
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ill have to take some pics of my set-up tomorrow
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Old 05-10-2011, 03:09 PM
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Default Re: Where to put my CB at??

I held it up there and the radio is so big that in my truck it looks oversized for the roof. I was considering relocating my emergency vehicle control switch box and putting the CB there for better room for it and then the putting the switch box next to it , farther down the bottom the dash.
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Old 05-10-2011, 04:59 PM
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is it possible for one to work in the glove box mines useless its empty and its there would it work>?
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Old 05-10-2011, 05:06 PM
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yeah man!
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