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Where are your amps?

I've got my truck all gutted, but I've hit a bit of a speedbump with hardware placement. I can't make up my mind. I've only got some much wire to run until I have to make a decision......

Let me see what you've got. Also interested in method used for mounting.

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my amp is mounted underneath my passenger side seat. i used heavy duty velcro and as a back up cable ties to hold it to the seat frame. Never had a problem and have hit many speed bumps going to fast.

I have an ext. cab so room was hard to find, also remember it should be about 3 feet from the radio for no sound interference.

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Both of my 800s are mounted on the rear wall of the cab behind the seat

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Both of my 800s are mounted on the rear wall of the cab behind the seat
I would like to see how you mounted on the back wall. I was looking at that today, and didn't like the looks of it.

I have to put my amps under the back seat or one on the back wall, but I still need to find homes for all my other crap. I am beginning to think I have to much gear.....

rig is a 2003 CC, btw.
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mine is on the drivers side 1/2 under the rear seat .. no where else to mount it really to big to go under the front seats and needed to have good air flow to keep it cool and not over work the electric fan, since i installed it i have cleaned the wiring up with split loom and its all been shortened to fit.. i wasn't sure if that where it was staying so I didn't cut the wires to length until i was sure it was permanent



this is the amp I took it out of my GTP when i sold it


this is the box that uses up 2/3 of the back seat there is enough room to sit one person back there now



i keep it in the middle as I usually am alone in my truck but if i need to i kept enough wire i can slide it to one side giving room to sit back there


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I've got to find room for:

(2) JL 500/1v2
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and a handful of tuners
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I carpeted an 1/8 piece of plywood that screwed to the wall and then mounted the amps to the plywood... Nothin special but it looks decent and is hidden anyway... Sturdy mount as well... Sorry i dont have any pics

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I carpeted an 1/8 piece of plywood that screwed to the wall and then mounted the amps to the plywood... Nothin special but it looks decent and is hidden anyway... Sturdy mount as well... Sorry i dont have any pics
Did you use any silicon or anything at the screw points?
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Nope... Just some short self tapping screws

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