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sPOD and The Source
 

First step is to attach the sPOD switch panel to the header.  Use four 10/32 Phillips head screws and lock washers from the hardware kit.  Once assembled, find a spot to park the sPOD for 10 minutes while you clear some mounting real estate on the upper windshield frame.
 

Remove both the driver's and passenger's sun visor and all associated mounting hardware.  A Torx-20 screwdriver or bit will be required for this step. 
 

Two Torx-20 screws attach the other end of the sun visor to the windshield frame.  Remove these screws also.  Do not discard any of the mounting hardware as you will re-use some of it later.  As mentioned above, repeat this process on the passenger's sun visor.
 

If you have the factory roll bar in your vehicle, you need to remove the inner Torx-40 bolt that attaches it to the windshield.  Since I run a Toys by Troy sports bar, mine looks a little different than stock but none the less, I had a button head Allen bolt screwed into the windshield frame and so removed it. 

With the two Torx-40 bolts removed from the windshield frame, grab the Torx-20 again and remove the two screws that hold the footman loop in place.  Some loops are now riveted in place....you'll have to drill out the rivet to remove the loop.  In my case, my Icom 706 mounting plate long ago replaced the footman loop and used the same mounting holes.  Hmmmmm.......time to find a new spot for the radio's control head. 
 

Next, grab the shinny mounting bracket that will be used to hold the previously assembled sPOD header in place.  There are some small flat washers in the hardware kit....grab those too.  Using the Torx-20 screws that you removed from the sun visors, slip a flat washer over the screw and loosely install four of them through the mounting bracket and into the windshield frame.  Attach the footman loop at the center of the bracket using the original screws and mounting holes.  Once you have the bracket lined up with the edge of the windshield frame, tighten the 6 screws that you installed.
 

Locate the long control cable (the end with that cool waterproof connector on it).  If you examine the plug on the control cable and the plug on the back of the sPOD, you will see that they can only fit together one way. 


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