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Old 08-05-2009, 05:51 PM
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Where are you guys mounting it? I was really proud of my Yaesu install in the Tacoma; especially that I went ahead and pre-wired it for a speaker. But since then, the speaker has been floating around under my drivers seat because I haven't been able to pick the right spot: console, headliner, headrest, B-pillar....

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Old 08-05-2009, 06:07 PM
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can't tell you in a taco, but in my 80, it replace the speaker under the steering wheel
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Old 08-12-2009, 05:53 PM
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Can you hear it ok down there? Does the speaker aim toward the floor, or toward you?
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Can you hear it ok down there? Does the speaker aim toward the floor, or toward you?
i can hear it ok if it's cranked. it goes towards the floor
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Old 08-12-2009, 07:07 PM
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Right behind the B pillar, on the soft top frame. Aimed right at the back of my head. Just right.

The CB ext. speaker is right in the corner of my dash nearly on the A pillar. Also just right. Industrial velcro'd in place, no holes.
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I mounted mine under the dash in my Hilux right in the middle, to the right of the parking brake lever. I angled it up slightly and it's so loud that I cover it with one of those sticky pads used to hold your PDA/smartfone to the dash. That mostly removes the harsh treble-ness.
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I mounted mine under the dash in my Hilux right in the middle, to the right of the parking brake lever. I angled it up slightly and it's so loud that I cover it with one of those sticky pads used to hold your PDA/smartfone to the dash. That mostly removes the harsh treble-ness.
I need a super-duper-loud speaker for my 40. What kind are you using?
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I need a super-duper-loud speaker for my 40. What kind are you using?
It is apparently a no-longer-avail item I got at Radio Shack. I'll see if there's a stock number on it and post back in a few.
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Martin, it may be catalog only:
Model: 21-549
Catalog #: 21-549
$25.99

I can't find an impedance rating on it anywhere. Maybe it's 8 Ohms and my ham rig is only 2 or 4 output, making for a hotter audio level?
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here's where I put mine for my CB. I like it. I got it from HRO.

The Ham radio has a front mount speaker so it works fine.

also a cool shot of Tim's Mic mount... suuuper cool
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