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cb mounting ideas

hey everyone i want to put my cb back in my truck and have it mounted over head. i dont really want to put holes in my head liner so i was thinking about some sort of bracket mounted to the visors or the metal trim piece. anyone got ideas or pics id love to hear em and see em. thanks

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Magnum CB 104" Whip
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I cant mount it there because thats where my gauges are. Thats why i want to mount it in between the visors. Im just not sure how to do it


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D60 swap/mag-hytec rear diff. cover
ts 6 pos./Autometers
melling LPOP/T-500 HPOP
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bump anyone got ideas?

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1997 F250 4.10's
D60 swap/mag-hytec rear diff. cover
ts 6 pos./Autometers
melling LPOP/T-500 HPOP
D66 w/1.0 housing and WW2
160/80 rosewoods/bellowed up-pipes
08 king ranch seats/center console
south bend clutch

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Custom fab a bracket out of aluminum or a diamond plate center console box

1997 F250 7.3 powerstroke SCLB HD XLT
340,000 Mi.
Blown Tranny Mod
D60 Swap
4:10's
DIY E-FUEL
PHP 6 pos.
S&B CAI w/Prefilter
EBPV Delete
3" DP
Kitty Delete
Cat Back 5"
Aeroturbine 5050XL Muffler
6" Vented Tip
S.S. HPX
17"X10" Pacers
4" Rough Country Susp. Lift
KW 17 LED CabLights
35"X12" BFG KM2's
Tint 20%
Magnum CB 104" Whip
Quad A-PillarPod
GlowShift Digital Gauges

Future mods: ??? 1.5 Sticks T500

1996 ECLB XLT SOLD
1997 ECLB HD SOLD


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I know it puts holes in the headliner, but I used self tapping screws and piloted the holes with the drill. You could probably make a bracket deal the screwed under the headliner. Let me draw something up and I'll post it to give ya an idea.

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just a bit large lol, but thanks bud
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Thats what i have is a center console box but the cb doesnt fit because its too tall[IMG][/IMG]


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I know it puts holes in the headliner, but I used self tapping screws and piloted the holes with the drill. You could probably make a bracket deal the screwed under the headliner. Let me draw something up and I'll post it to give ya an idea.
Thanks man id love to see that. And thats what was worried about was putting holes in the head liner


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ts 6 pos./Autometers
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160/80 rosewoods/bellowed up-pipes
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Basically take two pieces of like 1/8" strap, bend them super sharp at one end so they make a full 180, then pull the headliner back and self tap them into the false ceiling on the front of the cab, then just bolt you're radio bracket to the metal on the outside of your headliner... Make any sense?

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Try that. The picture sucks @$$, but when I get home from class later I'll dig around some scrap and mock up some brackets for ya and take some pics in the truck maybe. Or hell maybe if I can find some 1/8 or 14g or something I'll just make em and mail em to ya !

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