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2014 Chevy Silverado Installation?

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I have a 2013 Silverado. What I did with mine was to mount my Ham Radio to the lower part of the dash ensemble....just screw the bracket in....that hard plastic will hold. Mine has been installed for almost 2 years with no issue. The power cord.....open the hood and passenger side door. Look between the fender
and the door opening you will see a small area that you can feed a power cord through. I took a thin wire
and inserted it from the passenger door first and pushed it all the way thru to see where it came out in the
engine compartment.....

Hope this helps...

John KD8BIN
 

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2004 Silverado

I have a 2004 Silverado and I use my scanner in it when I'm driving to and from work.
 
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Here's the best way I could find to install in my 2014 Silverado...
This is what it seems to be coming to. I only had one vhf radio, a two switch siern, and am highly thinking about getting a digital scanner but am insure how to make all o this fit. My vol. Lightbar is a visor mount so I got that covered ;)
Any place to buy consols from, or get ideas to build?
 

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This is what it seems to be coming to. I only had one vhf radio, a two switch siern, and am highly thinking about getting a digital scanner but am insure how to make all o this fit. My vol. Lightbar is a visor mount so I got that covered ;)
Any place to buy consols from, or get ideas to build?
Did you see my post above? It has all the details you need to install a console with PLENTY of room.
 
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Did you see my post above? It has all the details you need to install a console with PLENTY of room.
Yes I did see your post, and I read all over your above topic. That's a very nice setup!! You have way more then I do lol! I'm also looking to get into ham as well, just the local club has never gave me a call back for info.
 

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Yes I did see your post, and I read all over your above topic. That's a very nice setup!! You have way more then I do lol! I'm also looking to get into ham as well, just the local club has never gave me a call back for info.
RAM makes different sizes consoles that would work for you.
 

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The newer trucks are set up a bit differently. The center seat storage console has the latch handle and key access on the vertical face so a console cannot go up against the seat. One answer might be to remove the lower storage area and fit in a rail mounted console. I was unwilling to lose the lockable storage in my 2011.

You might be able to use a universal console but I was unhappy with the angle of the face (for viewing). Jotto makes a Silverado mount but again, too steep an angle for viewing and the radio knobs end up too far away.
http://jottopublicsafety.gojotto.com/equipment-consoles.html?catID=272&Attribs=589+654

I have a used console that I am going to try to cut out 2" in length and weld the end back on. I hope to be able to fit 4 radios in it but it will be real tight.

chris
 
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