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Motorola xtl5000 mic hanger?

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just got a new truck and need a stick on mic hanger. don't want to drill any holes in the interior.
I did drill two holes under the dash to mount the control head but you can't see em.
 
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Is it a full sized GM truck?

Check out the Panavise InDash mount. I have two in my 2013 Sierra (require drilling behind the dash for the W3's mounting location, bolt in for the other, other trucks get something winged off the bolts which hold the radio in place).
 

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Is it a full sized GM truck?

Check out the Panavise InDash mount. I have two in my 2013 Sierra (require drilling behind the dash for the W3's mounting location, bolt in for the other, other trucks get something winged off the bolts which hold the radio in place).
2010 yukon.
it has 3 rows but its not the extended model. I also went over to hro for the first time and grabbed this antenna mount:

not ready to drill any holes in the roof yet. the mount works pretty good don't have any issues with TX and RX. those mounts would work! hey by chance do you know if my truck has a hole in the firewall somewhere to pass my coax and power wires? right now the wires go through the door jam and eventually the doors will ruin the wires.
 
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Easiest way is to go look between the master cylinder and fender on the firewall. There is a 2.5"-3" grommet there which the factory bundle passes through the firewall (bundle is only about 1" thick). It has become standard practice to run the power lead for the radio through there by just poking a hole through the grommet with an awl, screwdriver, end of a whip (not the end with a static ball), etc. Tape the end of your fish tape to the power lead and pull it through. On the driver's side there is a kick panel that can be removed covering access to the under dash/transmission hump area, the metal structure there is grounded and one can simply unbolt one of those two bolts and ground the radio there.

Oh yea, for future antenna ideas you may consider the Panorama Sharkee. It could replace the OEM Onstar/LTE/GPS/XM antenna but it's not noticeable when mounted further back either. Mine is the tri-band whip and is currently only diplexed out for VHF and UHF (I've been trying to find a triplexer so I can finish up the 800 MHz install work but I'm thinking about a used APX7500 with O3).
 
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