Yaesu 7800r, diamond k400c and comet sbb-1 install

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by bpenn1980, May 3, 2008.

  1. bpenn1980

    bpenn1980

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    I installed this setup last weekend, so I thought I'd post up some pics for you all. The last things I'm not sure how to work out are: 1) Bringing the coax cable from the antenna into the truck without going over the rubber hatch, and 2) working out a clean looking detachable mount for the faceplate.

    For the faceplate I've got a couple matt black hinges I might try, or I may just go with velcro...not sure.

    For the coax, is there a way to rig up a quick disconnect on coax?

    Pics:
    Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 001 copy.jpg Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 002 copy.jpg Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 003 copy.jpg
  2. bpenn1980

    bpenn1980

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    more pics:
    Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 006 copy.jpg Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 008 copy.jpg Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 012 copy.jpg
  3. bpenn1980

    bpenn1980

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    last pics:
    Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 016 copy.jpg Yaesu 7800r install 04.27.08 017 copy.jpg
  4. Looks nice, I'm not aware of a quick disconnect for coax but it might exist.

    I have been looking at similar yaesu's but I can't get over the red display.
  5. thestallionq8

    thestallionq8

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    I would have actually placed it behind the steering (kinda in front of the gauges)wheel but since you're not using that slot, it's a nice place for it!
  6. concretejungle

    concretejungle SILVER Star

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    nice volleyball. mine's about worn out from last season.
  7. bpenn1980

    bpenn1980

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    haha, some schmuck stole my last one at the end of last season, so this one only has a few weekends of wear on it. Bling Bling!!

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