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NMO antenna mount installtion on aluminum F-150

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I can't find my old install notes, but the Comtelco did sweep a bit broader. May have a bit to do with the metal mount and spring size, as well as larger diameter whip.
The whip is thicker than others so that'd make sense.
 

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Late to the party (especially regarding roof cross bracket location) but if you go here Body Builder Advisory Service you can drill to structural locations for any ford vehicle.
Thanks for sharing, a lot of useful info there (including where to correctly ground an accessory). I erred on the side of caution and did not drill through any structural members on the roof.
 

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A little sneak preview of the work currently in-progress:



A complete install thread in the shack photos forum coming soon...
 

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I like that.

Thought of doing that in my own truck, but was concerned about readability of the display. Let us know how it works for you.
 

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I was worried about the same thing, but the BCD996P2 is readable from the driver's seat - setting the display background color to white makes it the most readable. I suspect the radio that will be installed below it will be a little less readable.
 

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One of my coworkers has that with the O9 control head. I rode a bit with him and it was OK, but i can't imagine the O7 or other heads working well. I opted for a top mount console for mine. Works good so far but need more room. My O9 is sitting in a box.
 

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Thanks for sharing, a lot of useful info there (including where to correctly ground an accessory). I erred on the side of caution and did not drill through any structural members on the roof.

This is the best document to the 2011 superduty. It has all the dimensions, but not the roof structural.

 
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