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    2014 ford f150

    HI all, I have a 2014 ford F150 and need to know where i can get Ignition Sence from in side the vehicle. I currently have 2 Vertex EVX5400's Installed that support it and am looking at installing another radio that will also support it but i have no clue where i can get it form. Thanks
  2. dwgelle

    2013 Explorer Install

    Icom ID-5100a remote head and Whistler WS-1098 install on dash with Panavise Indash Custom Indash Mount with Pedestal mount and extension bracket. Comet B-10 dual band antenna. PC tel low profile 800mhz antennas.
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    2015 Ford F-150 Scanner Install

    My setup using the Home Patrol 2 and the Larsen NMO800 antenna (I painted it Black). That antenna, though designed for 800 MHz, works quite well on Vhf Hi as well. For others looking to install an antenna, there is an existing hole through the floor with a rubber grommet under the AC inverter...
  4. KK4LQX

    1996 Ford F-150 Equipment Console

    Hello All, Do any of you guys know if anyone made a radio/equipment console for a 1996 Ford F-150? Obviously it will be used but trying to get an idea of where to start. Thanks in advance!
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    2008 Ford Explorer basic mobile shack

    1. Pro 197 with 800 mhz stubby antenna
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    HomePatrol HP-1 Mounting In 2008 Ford Focus

    My Uniden Home Patrol HP-1 mounting in my car (2008 Ford Focus)..wanted something accesible that I don't have to take my eyes off the road to look at. I had to sell my BCD 396T because it was too complicated for me....this brings back the fun of scanning...very easy and quick to use while oon...
  7. Raptor05121

    1998 F-150- Mobile Yaesu for VFD

    I just got done wiring mine in today. Its an old hand-me-down I got from a family member and did some work to get it powered up. Yaesu FT-2400H Transceiver 2-meter 144 MHz mated to a brand-new Radio Shack antenna. Hard-mounted to my center console. The fused power wires go under the...
  8. mgolden2

    2009 F-150 install

    I'm trying to install a radio in a 2009 Ford F-150 and was wondering if someone can give me some help as to how to run the power cables. Do I go directly from the pos/neg on the battery, do I ground it to the frame instead, how do I get the power from the engine compartment into the cab? Or...
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    What makes a car American?

    Interesting read over at CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/12/12/american.cars/index.html?eref=ib_us I have only owned a Dodge and a Chevy, and have only used Chevys for work. I bought my Dodge and Chevy because I was under the impression that my purchase was helping keep jobs here in America and...