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Best mobile antenna mount for 2023 Jeep Gladiator Mojave

OhSixTJ

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I ran them down between the bed and cab(since I have the camper shell there to zip tie them to) and then ran them in through the drain plug in the floor. On the actual Wranglers I've done the same roof rack install on we drilled a hole in the fiberglass roof like you would have for a lightbar(one of them has a lightbar on it too)

I’m so tempted to put a hole in my hardtop for a proper NMO mount but…..
 

mrweather

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I ended up with a Liberty rental once and agree with your findings, but the Wrangler and Gladiator are completely different vehicles with good track records.
This^. Slapping a Jeep badge on a Patriot/Compass or the like is an insult to the Jeep name. My wife's had her Wrangler Unlimited since 2016 with zero issues.

Having said that, they're not easy vehicles for radio and antenna installs. :)
 

KD7RJC

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This^. Slapping a Jeep badge on a Patriot/Compass or the like is an insult to the Jeep name. My wife's had her Wrangler Unlimited since 2016 with zero issues.

Having said that, they're not easy vehicles for radio and antenna installs. :)

As was said about the Jeepster, and the SJ Wagoneer, and the Cherokee, and the Grand Cherokee, and the Commanche, and everything else that doesn't superficially resemble wartime production based on a platform developed by Bantam.

If you want to talk insults, talk about the 2WD models including the Postals. Those are just cars.
 

OhSixTJ

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Trimmed a little less than half an inch off the bottom rod of the SG7500 and man did it tune up nice on my fender mount. UHF side starts high around 440mhz (1.6:1) but drops nice and steady towards 449mhz.

GMRS frequencies are still too high but I didn’t think this antenna would cover them very well anyway.

Pulls in some “distant” repeaters real nice too. It’s a winner in my book.
 

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