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best place to mount my amp

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by dirtbiker347, Aug 4, 2009.

  1. Aug 4, 2009 at 12:47 AM
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    dirtbiker347

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    ready 3in lift 3in body lift flowmater sub box behined back seats 2 10' mxt subs 1000wat kicker amp K&n cold air
    i just bought a nex box and subs for my truck i was wondering where the best place is to mount my amp i was thinking about in the middle of my box but i am worried that the amp will over heat

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  2. Aug 4, 2009 at 6:37 AM
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    atsaubrey

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    If the amp will fit in the middle of the box that is going to be your best location. The other option is uinder the seat but again if it will fit.
     
  3. Aug 4, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    wmflyfisher

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    X2. You will be fine with heat issues.
     
  4. Aug 4, 2009 at 9:25 AM
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    I agree. If the amp fits there, it should go there. It takes alot to overheat an amp if you have a Class A/B or D amp. You will be fine...or the amp will be anyway.
     
  5. Aug 6, 2009 at 7:19 AM
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    I dont think I'll have enough room to mount my ampt between the subs (box utilizes that airspace) and I definately dont want it under the front seats (spills/dirt/flood waters/etc.) soooo I think I'm going to try to put it under one of the rear seats. I'll have to gut the storage container then measure to see if it's going to work though. Any other suggestions?
     
  6. Aug 6, 2009 at 9:36 AM
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    Someone did a similar install under the rear seats. They added fans to circulate air. Search for pics.
     
  7. Aug 6, 2009 at 9:45 AM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    i have my amp under the driver seat
     
  8. Aug 6, 2009 at 10:10 AM
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    Did you put it in there and see if it will fit? If not, I'd either get a amp that does or go under the front seat, but major PAI
     
  9. Aug 6, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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    :eek:
     
  10. Aug 27, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    its only over heated once but other than that never gets hot
     
  11. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    where did you buy the box from?
     
  12. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    i bought my box from ebay from a company that sells on there
     
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