the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
icon

cb radio in sebring


Post ReplyPost New Topic
< Prev Topic Next Topic >
RTAdams89 
Member - Posts: 10
Member spacespace
Joined: May 14, 2005
Location: United States
Posted: February 22, 2007 at 7:44 AM / IP Logged  

Make: Chrysler

Model: Sebring Convertible JXi
Year: 1997

Hi all. I have mounted my CB radio in my car and have 2 questions. First, if anyone is familiar with this specific car, what is the best route to run the antenna wire from the trunk to the driver's side dashboard area? Second. The radio's positive and negative wires go directly to my battery (with a fuse in-lien of course). The installation manual mentions mounting the radio to a metal dash in the car, however mien is screwed into plastic. Therefore the case of the radio is not grounded (or at least no directly as it would be if it were mounted to metal). Is this a problem? How can I fix it if it is?

Hymer 
Silver - Posts: 695
Silver spacespace
Joined: November 20, 2004
Location: United States
Posted: February 23, 2007 at 1:42 PM / IP Logged  
No, not a problem for the mouunting, your pulling a ground off the battery.. I would recomend adding a relay from an ignition source so your cb isn't on all the time..., I think the trunk on your car is fiberglass, NOT metal, so you'll get no ground plane for you antenna...
Tire Proz Stillwater Mn
High End Restyling and Comlete Repair

Sorry, you can NOT post a reply.
This topic is closed.

  Printable version Printable version Post ReplyPost New Topic
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot create polls in this forum
You can vote in polls in this forum

  •  
Search the12volt.com
Follow the12volt.com Follow the12volt.com on Facebook
Saturday, February 24, 2024 • Copyright © 1999-2024 the12volt.com, All Rights Reserved Privacy Policy & Use of Cookies
Disclaimer: *All information on this site ( the12volt.com ) is provided "as is" without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to fitness for a particular use. Any user assumes the entire risk as to the accuracy and use of this information. Please verify all wire colors and diagrams before applying any information.

Secured by Sectigo
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer
Support the12volt.com
Top
the12volt.com spacer
the12volt.com spacer