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Old 30th July 2013, 01:47 PM
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Not my exact set up but the same install. Was inspired by this shot as I already had the double DIN frame and cover. It's the best set up as you can quickly remove it to like nothing was there afterwards.



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thank you guys for your info. i liked a few of your options, now just to buy the right size uhf for the place i want to install.
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Old 29th August 2013, 07:48 AM
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I've got an '03 Forester and have the double DIN as well - it's great!
Can post pic if you want.

GME Antenna mounted on old SubaXtreme nudge bar.
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Yes, a pic would be great..
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I use a 5W Icom handheld UHF in my car and on my bike when I go touring. I mounted an external antenna on the front wing/bonnet area with a Z bracket, then ran coax through the car so the end pops out in the centre console armrest/box just behind the handbrake.

So if I want the radio in the car I just drop it in the arm rest box, connect the external antenna, plug a battery eliminator into the cig lighter socket inside the box, plug a speaker mic into the socket on the side of the radio, drop the mic in the cup holder and close the lid. Easy! And for bike touring I just whack the standard flexi antenna on and drop the radio in my tank bag.

Two radios for the price of one
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Old 17th February 2015, 07:31 PM
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Anyone tried mounting a small UHF into the sunglasses holder above our head? Not sure about Sh but SFs and SG have one as far as I'm aware!
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Old 17th February 2015, 07:56 PM
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Gidday SF

For instructions and photos of what I did and how, lookie here:

http://offroadsubarus.com/showthread.php?t=5360

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Thanks! I was having a look at your setup earlier! That's my next option, I'll see if I can figure out an over head mount otherwise I'll go with your way!
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^ These things generate a LOT of heat, SF. Considering that I don't even keep my driving glasses in the sun glass holders because they get too hot up there, it might not be a good idea to put your micro UHF there.

There's also no air space to dissipate the heat from the bloody great heat sink on the back, and the difficulty of the antenna feed and switched power.

If you can figure out how to get round these things, go for it! People here are always achieving unlikely things ... .
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Old 18th February 2015, 12:07 AM
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Oh yes! I didn't think of that, thankyou!!
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