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Paul Steinberg
03-05-2017, 09:14 PM
A friend painted the Motorola radio and speaker box for me. Now, all I have to do is find the correct brackets and screws to hang it under the dash of my 1962 Chevrolet. Somewhere in the vast expanse of the black hole, that I call my garage, I have a NOS microphone. Hopefully, it will surface by the time that one of my friends finds me the much needed mounting brackets. Put out a couple of feelers today, but none have surfaced so far.

John ED Renstrom
03-05-2017, 10:03 PM
I have seen them mounted in a number of ways. ours was mounted from the bottom on top of the dash.

Steve Loftin
03-05-2017, 10:31 PM
Here's a good place to start:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/motorola.motrac/?hc_ref=SEARCH

Kurt Arends
03-06-2017, 12:05 AM
The factory speaker bracket is much harder to find and more valuable than the speaker itself.

John ED Renstrom
03-06-2017, 12:59 AM
Boy am I glad you told me that cause I think I have 3 of them but if I recalled right the head was just a strap of aluminium.

Paul Steinberg
03-06-2017, 08:06 AM
The factory speaker bracket is much harder to find and more valuable than the speaker itself.

It is worth what the person that has it wants for it, and only what the person that wants it, is willing to pay.

Kurt Arends
03-06-2017, 09:26 AM
Boy am I glad you told me that cause I think I have 3 of them but if I recalled right the head was just a strap of aluminium.

Motorola did sell a steel bracket for the head as well. Not much to the factory head bracket and a person could, relatively easily, duplicate that bracket.

John ED Renstrom
03-06-2017, 03:03 PM
here is my collection. I got a whole bunch of these stuff at a pallet for a dollar state auction. we have used a few but find it a lot easier to just make one out of a strap. I do have a set for the plastic speakers and one more that fits a larger speaker. this blue case one wit the gain knobe and wire for a rca plug I'm thinking is older then the tans ones.

Kurt Arends
03-06-2017, 06:19 PM
There ya go Paul! Looks like Ed can fix you up!

Paul Steinberg
03-06-2017, 10:28 PM
Still looking for the bracket for the radio head. thanks Paul

Kurt Arends
03-06-2017, 10:40 PM
Actually, the measurements on those 3 brackets in Ed's last photo are dead-on with the original head brackets. Those brackets would give you more adjustment as well.

Paul Steinberg
03-06-2017, 11:43 PM
Then, possibly Ed will toss one of those into the box also??? Thanks Ed:thumbsup:

Peter Grave
03-07-2017, 01:22 AM
Paul give me the measurement widthwise of the radio head chances are I have one. I have about two tons of tube mobile radio equipment put away in a Mayflower moving van trailer in the yard. Going to scrap it all if scrap ever goes up right now not worth loading and hauling.

Ron Devies
03-07-2017, 03:08 PM
Ed's got himself a goldmine there!

Bill Marcy
03-07-2017, 07:19 PM
The Motorola radio looks fantastic! It would most likely look good in a 68 Superior Pontiac, as well as your C-B Chevy.

Kurt Arends
03-07-2017, 07:22 PM
Paul,
Do you have the guts for the upper part of the head?

Paul Steinberg
03-08-2017, 10:18 AM
Paul,
Do you have the guts for the upper part of the head?

They are in the process of being located, they were separated at birth. :o In short, no, not right now.