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Old 06-21-2012, 09:54 PM   #1
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mounting an amp under rear seat

I recently installed some subs and an amp and im kind if worried about where I.put my amp. I put it under the rear seat and it sits right on top of it, is there any issue with this. The amp shouldnt get hot enough.to catch anything on fire.
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Old 06-21-2012, 10:58 PM   #2
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Your amp might not last very long without any ventilation. If it does catch on fire it be an issue since that right next to the gas tank. I mounted mine in the trunk.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:12 PM   #3
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I recently installed some subs and an amp and im kind if worried about where I.put my amp. I put it under the rear seat and it sits right on top of it, is there any issue with this. The amp shouldnt get hot enough.to catch anything on fire.
Even if it doesn't catch anything on fire... the build up of heat will be very very bad for your amp. That's about the worst place you could mount it to be honest.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:14 PM   #4
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I hope you checked clearance and didn't use long screws. You could have drilled straight into the top of your gas tank.
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:34 PM   #5
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get it outta there....dfast!!! No place for an amp...will heat up and burn out
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Old 06-22-2012, 03:25 PM   #6
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these guys already told you to move it. just get it in the trunk, it isnt going to take that much space
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:35 AM   #7
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Thanks. Thats what I was thinking after I put it there but just wanted some input before I rewired everything
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:37 AM   #8
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You can get an alpine pdxamp they dont get hot. I have 2 but mine are in my trunk
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Old 06-23-2012, 12:12 PM   #9
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I stuck my sub amp to the back of the rear seat...could you do the same?
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