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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:25 pm 
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I am in the process of tidying up my boot/ interoir, I was wondering if there are any pros/cons of mounting my amps under the rear seat. Remove some of the foam padding and slot one amp under the bum of each rear seat passenger. I am after a stealth system, as i use the factory head deck etc. I mounted one under the front passenger seat and it is just too long and prevents the seat from moving now.
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:27 pm 
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What amps will yo bee running? what cooling system do they use? i wouldnt want to cover up any ventalation fans with that foam rubber
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:30 pm 
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Jaycar 4x100 and 2x150. No cooling fitted
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:32 pm 
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Yer i wouldn't want to do it man these things need good cooling. If they have heatsinks that attach to the chassis maybe. If your gonna do it ur best bet would be too run a little ducting system with a couple of computer fans. It probly wouldn't make your seats too comfortable either ;) lo

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 1:39 pm 
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Well can anyone suggest a possible location for these suckers
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:06 pm 
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are you running sub/subs?
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:08 pm 
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could make a false floor in the boot and put them under that.

got premo sound? could try mount one where the factory amp was?

 

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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:10 pm 
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Yep, 2 ten inch in a box, looking to move them aswell to get some semblance of a boot back
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:14 pm 
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Cant put them there, they are too big, and that is where the NOS is
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:23 pm 
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you know in the boot where the floor rises to a flat just before the seat? make a false back for that so you sorta have another compartment between the seats and the boot and have your subs facing throgh the bored so there facing the boot.... and put your amps on the back of the same bored neer each sub so there hidden to the eye, when u need to reach them you just pull the back seats down and wallag, there they are
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:52 pm 
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Thats exactly what i am trying to get rid of. It is how they are mounted now. I want them hidden, and to be able to fold the seats down and use the full cavity of my boot. So subbs gotta go and amps gotta be moved
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 2:59 pm 
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only other thing i can think of is mount them ontop of the boot and put a false boot ceiling over the top?
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Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2006 4:04 pm 
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Not half bad idea, will look into it once the central locking has been sorted( currently doing it as we speak)
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Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2006 5:45 pm 
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concord has his mounted on the undernith of parcel trey in a fold day amp rack,pm him

 

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Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2006 8:42 pm 
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Even better idea
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