Dual Band Radio Install In My
2008 Jeep Wrangler X
This JK-X is about to become radioactive
The radio is a Yaesu FT 8900 split mount
The control head is mounted as pictured
The rest of the radio is mounted in the console.
This location does not interfere with roof removal.
Display is clear and easy to read, camera flash
Distorted display picture.
I bent a piece of alumnium into an L shape and bolted it to the
U bracket above the rear view mirror and then screwed the control head
mounting bracket to it.
Mic, speaker and main radio unit are installed in console
Extra heatsink was also installed to disapate heat.
Larson Koolrod dualband (VHF-UHF) magmount installed as pictured
Coax routed under passenger floor to console thru existing factory hole.