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I'm replacing the magnetic antenna mount with a rear door edge mount, a Nagoya RB-700N Heavy Duty Universal NMO Lip Mount.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07CQQJ7CN/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

But now the challenge is routing the cable, with connector into the vehicle body.
I've checked out a number of threads both here and on the Facebook groups and the consensus is route into the rear door, then through the OEM wiring boot and into the truck.

What bothered me was the size of hole required to pass the PL-259 Connector into the door, a hair over .6 inch and then sealing that hole for water.

It occurred to me to check Blue Sea Systems for solutions being as they supply bits for boats.
https://www.bluesea.com/products/category/23/Cable_Clams.


And they have a number of options, the best one I think is called a Side Entry CableClam.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00GZOB3HY/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1
 

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You could go ‘cold turkey’ and cut the PL259 off and route the wire inside then get a new ‘solder type’ PL259 with the reducer and solder the coax into the new connector. It ain’t hard, just watch some YouTube vids about it, practice on some coax and when you are confident go for it.
 

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I think .6" should make it though the boot (very stretchy) and then into the truck adjacent the wiring harness.
 

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to feed a large connector through the boot you can untape what's there and pull the washer hose out to temporarily create more room, then put it back together and re-tape
 

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Just unsolder the coax from the connector. Otherwise you're making a mountain out of a molehill.
 
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