Take a look at these, a nice option.
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For $329 you’d expect a bit more high end parts. The concept is interesting, but at that price, no thanks.They're selling Tram accessories so likely Tram NMO mounts. That's a hard pass...
It wouldn't cost much more to use a quality mount, especially considering their prices.
I love mine. SWR is 1.01 on 2m and my simplex contacts on 2m and 70cm are far and clear with my TM-V71AUser @amoking used one of those on his F350.
First of all. Thank you, thank you to mmckenna on here for all of the guidance and patience. I owe you a beer. I'm a 2m/70cm guy. My truck is a 2020 Ford Super Duty Diesel which is essentially the same as the 17-19 when it comes to radio installs. Although I did not use the pass through...forums.radioreference.com
Nice option for scanner use, but does not provide a suitable ground plane. For some, like amoking had the large panel sun roof, so not many other options.