Mounting Kenwood mobile on dash?

billfires

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May 24, 2010
8
USA, MA
Does anyone see a problem with mounting a Whelen Alpha siren on the dashboard shelf of a 2011 Ford F250? Thanks, Bill C
 
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PC Comms

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May 30, 2010
1,881
Beautiful southern Georgia!
Might also want to check your local laws regarding "Obstruction of View"
 

36TruckK

Member
Jul 16, 2010
357
Dutchess County, NY
This is pretty common around me and I always cringe...as stated, the heat from the sun, or your defroster couls easily damage the internals...plus there is no way in hell i would put holes on top of my dash, or even worse, have a potential projectile from impacts/airbags that could hurt my children.
 

billfires

New Member
May 24, 2010
8
USA, MA
Sorry guys, I should have put more info in this post. This is our fire dept pickup and the siren/radio will be bolted through the dash. I never considered the possibility of heat related damage to the units. Thanks for the info, Bill C
 

Steve0625

Member
Jun 23, 2010
1,213
Northville NY
billfires said:
Sorry guys, I should have put more info in this post. This is our fire dept pickup and the siren/radio will be bolted through the dash. I never considered the possibility of heat related damage to the units. Thanks for the info, Bill C
How about mounting one or the other in the din position where the AM/FM radio goes? Would both fit in there?


When I joined the squad here, I was surprised to see that the radio is bolted to the top of the dashboard. And the AM/FM never gets used. The manufacturer of our radio even offers a din mount.
 

911

New Member
May 22, 2010
3,834
New York City
since this is a new truck, maybe you should of spec. it with a different siren.........it would solve all your problems.........


and #2, you can change the title of your post.............
 

billfires

New Member
May 24, 2010
8
USA, MA
911, I didn't spec the truck or the equipment, with budgets being tight I was asked if I could do the installs while I am on duty. Also, I tried to edit the title but had no luck. Bill C
 

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