Head Unit Mounting

Kenny Richards richark at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 07:56:26 PST 2011

This is going a slightly different direction, but I've had really good luck
using the 'ProClip' system in my FJ.  (http://www.proclipusa.com/)   They
usually have several different options for each vehicle and its really easy
to attach the standard radio mounting hardware to their 'base' platform.

If you want, I can snap some pictures and forward them later today....


On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 5:17 AM, Gary P. Fiber <gfiber at comcast.net> wrote:

> I have a Lido Floor Mount, the goose neck type with 3 control heads
> installed onto it. I used a piece of ABS plastic to mount the control heads
> to. The 3 control heads are a bit much for the Lido mount as it does move
> about. I attach the mount in a 2nd place to the console. I have a RAM system
> ordered, it will be pieces of their seat rail laptop mount with a different
> mounting head attached. Then I'll mount another piece of ABS to the head and
> mount the 3 or 4 control heads to it as I want to install a 900 MHz
> transceiver into the mobile too.
> Gary K8IZ
> On 2/2/2011 11:23 PM, Jeremy McDermond wrote:
>> Since there's such a fount of knowledge here of people with much more
>> experience than me and since I know they're so shy to share it I figure I
>> will see what people's opinions are.
>> I just bought a new-to-me car that actually has a fairly nice interior.
>>  The BMW was getting just a little old and rickety with almost 250,000 miles
>> on it.  I'm now trying to figure out how to mount up my TM-D710A and ID-880H
>> head units so that they're at least mildly aesthetically pleasing when
>> they're in the car.  I have used the RAM mounting systems on the motorcycle
>> with a fair amount of success in the past, and the ID-880H's head unit was
>> mounted in the BMW using the 1" RAM mounts (it has a "tripod thread" hole in
>> the back of the mounting plate into which you can screw a RAM 1" ball).
>> I'm kinda thinking that the 18" goose-neck RAM mount that bolts to one of
>> the seat rails might be fairly cool.  I can then use the Y shaped attachment
>> to mount up both head units on the same neck.
>> Anyone have experience with this mount?  Alternatively, does anyone have
>> any super-cool ideas I may have missed?
>> --
>> Jeremy McDermond (NH6Z)
>> Xenotropic Systems
>> mcdermj at xenotropic.com
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