JKU homemade CB/antenna mounts - JKowners.com : Jeep Wrangler JK Forum
  • 1 Post By Dekooy
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 03-25-2019, 06:20 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2019
Location: Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 14
Feedback: 0 reviews
JKU homemade CB/antenna mounts

Hello again,

You know the story.....cheap, bored, etc.....

I wanted a bolt on, above-mirror mount for my CB, so I found some ideas and shamelessly copied them!

Here it is all bent up and with the mounting cross piece welded on. (it's made out of 1/8 x 1 1/2" mild steel, $9 at C-tire for 5')

Throw on some paint and mount it in.

It attaches to the same holes that the footman loop attaches to. The plastic trim piece gently pulls straight down giving good access for wires and getting at the two T25 torx bolts that hold the loop on. (pro tip= make sure your mount doesn't come in between the loop and the bodywork or you will upset the relationship between the loop and your roof closer swivel thingies....also make sure that the mount itself isn't sticking too far out of the trim or you won't be able to swivel the roof closer swivel thingies and secure your roof!) I also made the horizontal piece a bit longer and with a curl-up at the end to act as a cord hook.

Of course their needs to be an antenna mount, so I fabbed one up out of 1/4" scrap I had laying around. Regular old mounting area on the tire holder as a custom bumper/tire carrier is in the works.

I also wanted to post up a quick shot of where I went through the firewall for the battery power. There is a hole filled with expanding foam in behind the passenger side, side dash panel. Carefully pry it out with a small flathead and pokey-pokey you're in the engine bay. I added to both the ground and the power wire to make sure there was no stress on any of the wires. My middle finger is pointing to the bolt that I used as a ground.

Hope you guys like it and I hope it inspires someone else to save some money!

Again sorry about the pics....
Attached Images
Dekooy is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 03-26-2019, 07:24 AM
Granite Guru
JKommuter's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 383
Feedback: 0 reviews

Looks good Dan, at least I think so, feel free to post larger pics 640X480 at least. I'm not getting old, but I can't convince my eyes of that...

2009 JKU
JKommuter is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JKowners.com : Jeep Wrangler JK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
JK windshield light mounts, CB antenna mount, drop pitman arm. kg4kpg For Sale - Jeep parts 0 08-12-2016 07:54 AM
CB Antenna Mounts and Antenna Lengths MAG00 Modified JK Tech Dept. 4 03-03-2015 09:37 PM
IMPORTANT WARNING FOR THOSE WITH TERAFLEX CB ANTENNA MOUNTS rdlynch2 Electrical & Lighting Tech Dept. 21 05-25-2014 07:59 AM
SFZ Labor Day Sale - Half Doors, Light Mounts, CB Mounts Strike Force Zebra Vendor's Marketplace 2 02-06-2014 07:22 AM
CB antenna, car antenna,gps antenna, antenna mount acmeantenna Electrical & Lighting Tech Dept. 1 09-28-2008 07:14 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome