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2017 Ford Transit radio and antenna locations

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radioguy32

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We just received a new van and I need to install a XPR-4350 and a laptop. What is a good location for the antennas? The van is already so tall I am not sure on the roof is a good place. Should I put the radio in the overhead console like I do for the trucks? Does Ford make a specific bracket to replace the plastic inserts?
 

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RF performance is always best if antennas are on the roof. What band(s) will you be using?
 

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What size Ford Transit is it? I've got a small one at work that has two radios in it. RF decks were mounted behind the rear most bench seat and antennas are on the roof.
 

radioguy32

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It is the full sized transit. The frequencies are 45X MHz and 900 MHz. Another user sent me the locations on the roof where I can put antennas. I talked with the driver and he would like the radio in a console on the floor so I am now shopping for consoles. For power I will connect to the Customer Connection Point on the drivers side. I just need to find an ignition sense source for the radio and I am good to start installing the antennas tomorrow.
 
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