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post #11 of 19 Old 02-18-2012, 08:49 PM
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I know my reply is a bit too late, but depending on the amp's size, you can go under the front seats. Good thing is that you will run less wires and the amp will not take any space in your trunk. Just one thing: be sure to put it in something that will protect it from being kicked by other guys shoes... And protect it from water and ice.
I did this with an Alpine amp, it is installed under the passenger seat. I'll send you pictures of it.
Installing an amp on a subwoofer box never been a good idea... Imagine yourself trying to get the spare tire with all the wiring going to the box that can't be removed fast enough....
totally agree! i'm currently working on installing an amp and installing it under the passenger seat. if your amp is slim enough, one should try to mount it on a board and then bracket the board down. under the seat is usually one of the lowest floor points in the cabin and you're certainly right about protecting it from your friends kicking it or getting any moisture on it.

another idea would be in addition to mounting the amp under the seat, would be making a port panel in the trunk. using 1/4" TRS ports mounted into one of the side panels, one could make one or 2 1/4" TRS (think guitar cable, or 1/4" headphones type plug) plug cables to easily plug in or remove when needing to pull out a sub box.
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I am thinking about installing a sub and was thinking that maybe a small sub like this:
Amazon.com: Pyle PLBASS8 8-Inch Super Slim Active Subwoofer: Car Electronics Amazon.com: Pyle PLBASS8 8-Inch Super Slim Active Subwoofer: Car Electronics

Might be able to fit behind the plastic covering on the back hatch. Sound might not be great from back there though. Also, there might be a way to get it under the backseats, which could be good.

EDIT: Looked, there's noooo room under the back seats (accessed from the rear) and the hatch panel is quite small...maybe if you cut a hole in it? Anyway it still might be possible... would be tight.

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I know this is an old thread. But how did you get the cable through the grommet. And did you take out part of the engine components to get at it from the other side? I can't seem to see where the grommet comes out

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Sorry just found the other thread for my question

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Use fiberglass and you can mount a normal 10" sub on the side of your hatch area. You can keep all of your storage area and not block access to your spare tire.

I have a pair of 10W6's and didn't lose any significant hatch area.

Amps easily fit under the front seats and stay cool and out of sight.
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randy8876 do you have pictures? thats how i was thinking of wiring my versa
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Here are the boxes for my subs before I put the subs in them:
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I ran my power and ground through the center console. I put 1/2" plywood under the carpet, mounted the amp to it and then bolted the seat down.

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I know my reply is a bit too late, but depending on the amp's size, you can go under the front seats. Good thing is that you will run less wires and the amp will not take any space in your trunk. Just one thing: be sure to put it in something that will protect it from being kicked by other guys shoes... And protect it from water and ice.
I did this with an Alpine amp, it is installed under the passenger seat. I'll send you pictures of it.
Installing an amp on a subwoofer box never been a good idea... Imagine yourself trying to get the spare tire with all the wiring going to the box that can't be removed fast enough....
I know this is an old post but if you have any pics of this and speaker sizes I would like to see this. as I thought of this and just need to know the details to look for...
Thanks!= in advance!
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