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How to mount amps? Advice please! #149737 Apr 9, 6:54am Apr 9, 6:54am
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How to mount amps? Advice please!
I'm installing my system and I'm trying to figure out how I should mount my two amps in the back. I'm just running a Q-Logic box w/two 10's. The box isn't nearly big enough to mount the amps on that.

The back of the seats feel a bit flimsy to try and mount directly on those. Do I need to make a custom board that will lay across the back behind the seats to mount 'em to or what?! There's gotta be a better way. Should I maybe strap them to the floor board or something?

I'm gonna go install my door speakers (rears are done) so that'll take me a few, please hit me up w/some suggestions folks! TIA


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Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: 2K4Celica] #149738 Apr 9, 8:24am Apr 9, 8:24am
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Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: Mp3Supply] #149739 Apr 9, 8:24am Apr 9, 8:24am
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they should be able to screw right inot ur back seat. not sure of the screw size but as you can see they screw in


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Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: 2K4Celica] #149740 Apr 9, 8:30am Apr 9, 8:30am
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yup, your backseat will work just fine...

Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: ragingpaseo] #149741 Apr 9, 11:37am Apr 9, 11:37am
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Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
yup, your backseat will work just fine...


yup my amp is mounted directly on the back of my seat thumbsup


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Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: Sara] #149742 Apr 9, 11:50am Apr 9, 11:50am
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Yeah, I see it'll work now. I pulled up the plastic snapins and the velcro on the back of one of the seats and saw it's just a big sheet of metal underneath, perfect for drilling right into. Thanks guys!


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Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: 2K4Celica] #149743 Apr 9, 12:42pm Apr 9, 12:42pm
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Looks very nice mounted behind the seats as shown... if you're not going with a custom Fiberglass enclosure, it's the best way to go imo...

Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: 2K4Celica] #149744 Apr 9, 12:46pm Apr 9, 12:46pm
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set your amp on the back of the seat, then with white chalk or something make marks for where the holes are (for screws).then you drill over the marks, set the amp back down, screw it on

Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: IcEd blUe] #149745 Apr 12, 12:55pm Apr 12, 12:55pm
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Dammit, I just realized I don't have any way to screw the amps onto the seat. They're totally covered, I'd have to be able to pre drill holes and be able to get to the metal plate from the other side, which would involve taking it out of the seat, which I don't wanna do cry


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Re: How to mount amps? Advice please! [Re: 2K4Celica] #149746 Apr 12, 2:14pm Apr 12, 2:14pm
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w/e you do dont screw them to the box. The vibration from the subs will mess with the amp's internals. rice

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