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picone239

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I'm trying to figure out where I can mount a radio (Motorola Spectra A7), and a scanner (Uniden BCT-15) in my car. The design pretty much limits where I can go with it, so any input would be great.

The only ideas I've thought of are the putting the scanner in the compartment on top of the dash, which I would leave open enough to control, and mounting the radio onto the side of the center console next to the passenger's feet.

 

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I really like that.

My cars a lease, and I'm trying to avoid doing anything that would get me in trouble at the end of the lease, but how was the wiring on that?
 

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picone239 said:
I really like that.

My cars a lease, and I'm trying to avoid doing anything that would get me in trouble at the end of the lease, but how was the wiring on that?
The wiring wasn't too bad... I had to remove the front seat and all molding around the floor. The wire loom goes neatly to the control head up and over the glove box with no interference. It all goes to the trunk, per the pictures, power comes through directly from the battery passing through a hole with other wiring through the firewall.

You can go around the hole drilled antenna simply with a trunk-lip mount on the trunk.

-Josh
 

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You might want to consider the RH96 remote for the BCT15 and mount the head under the climate controls and forward of the gear shift like he did with the radio in his Install photos! Just a thought instead of trying to mount 2 full size radios in the limited space you have.
 

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Hello,

I have a 2006 Fusion and want to install Ham Radio also. I would like to do a direct connection to the Battery but do not see an easy way to get through the firewall. It appears the main body harness runs down the driver's side.

73 Eric
 
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