User Tag List

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 26

Thread: Radio Box in a CJ

  1. #1
    Administrator korisu56's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Ft Gordon
    Posts
    11,020

    Branch
    Army
    Status
    Serving
    Served
    2003 to Present

    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default Radio Box in a CJ

    Anyone made one? I have a benchseat so center console is out. I need a ****ing radio. Now! hahah. I can't do the dash because it leaks like a strainer, so I'm thinking a box with speakers made into one and just running power wires to it.

  2. #2
    On your SIX! highlandercj-7's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Winchester VA
    Posts
    1,487

    Branch
    Air Force Reserves
    Status
    Serving
    Served
    1991 to Present

    Closest Installation

    Andrews AFB
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Install or build a over head console. Tuffy and Smittybuilt have them, if you want to buy or design one ofter them.



    http://www.4wd.com/search.aspx?PN=1&...nsole+-rampage
    HighlanderCJ-7

    If you don't stand behind our troops,
    Feel free to stand in front of them!

    ...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people.'
    Theodore Roosevelt 1907

  3. #3
    Administrator korisu56's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Ft Gordon
    Posts
    11,020

    Branch
    Army
    Status
    Serving
    Served
    2003 to Present

    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    can't with the cage.

    sidenote: also, no fabbing. i have neither the tools or the money to pay someone to do it.

  4. #4
    .JOATMON devildog4x4's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Sun Prairie
    Posts
    1,005

    Branch
    Marine Corps
    Status
    Retired
    Served
    1978 to 1998

    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    USMC

    I mounted one under the seat of my 53 that used a remote. No one knew it was there until they rode in the truck. I almost forgot to take it out when i sold it. Good luck.
    Old enough to know better, too young to quit!

  5. #5
    Zombie Slayer... JoeySnow70's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Lawton
    Posts
    1,736

    Branch
    Army
    Status
    Retired
    Served
    1997 to Present

    Closest Installation

    Fort Sill
    Mentioned
    3 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I was considering a Waterproof radio when I did a lot of mudding....

  6. #6
    Senior Member HillBillE's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Duluth, MN
    Posts
    13,921

    Branch
    Army
    Status
    Served
    Served
    1985 to 1998

    Closest Installation

    Fort McCoy
    Mentioned
    66 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    Yeah, check out the Marine stereos. I have those Pyle speakers in my CJ!

    Pic didn't copy. The speakers in that link ^ there!


    As long as the people remain armed,
    government knows that it cannot rule over the people by force.
    Those who stand in defiance of unconstitutional laws
    do so out of duty, honor, oath and love of country.


    "Certified Jeep Junky!"


  7. #7
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    marietta
    Posts
    610

    Branch
    Army
    Status
    Served
    Served
    1987 to 1989

    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I had the same problem, so made mine from an ammo can. I took the handle off, and cut the lid to fit my radio with a jig saw, then cut hole in the bottom/back of the can to feed wires through. A couple of 1/4'' bolts through the side of can up into the bottom of dash and you're done. I also put a sheet metal screw through the lid latch to deter easy access. The lid still opens with raido in it for ease of plugging in the wires. As long as I keep it above water the raido stays dry. 006.jpg

  8. #8
    Administrator korisu56's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Ft Gordon
    Posts
    11,020

    Branch
    Army
    Status
    Serving
    Served
    2003 to Present

    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    f'in sweet

  9. #9
    Land Squid Jeffb_79's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Fairfax, VA
    Posts
    3,593

    Branch
    Navy
    Status
    Served
    Served
    1999 to 2010

    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default


  10. #10
    Land Squid Jeffb_79's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Fairfax, VA
    Posts
    3,593

    Branch
    Navy
    Status
    Served
    Served
    1999 to 2010

    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Default

    I like the ammo can idea. You can completely seal that off so no water gets in. You can also get this:
    http://www.parts-express.com/pe/show...ource=googleps
    And cover up the face plate as well.

    Marine radio's are a waste of money in my opinion and really don't offer much better protection than your normal radio.

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Get the MJ Supporter Membership for a little less than $0.06 a day and get more space, 2 MJ Stickers and no banners ads. [Check it out]