UPDATED, COMPLETE! Final pics posted: Started my big install today...
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10-18-2010, 05:37 PM
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Crestview, Florida
My Ride: 2006 330CiC/ZHP
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Part 4 - STEALTH!!
Cut out a board to fit the area in front of the amps: pics are back (grooves/dadoes) then front, just hole cut -
Painted it black, mounted angle braces in the grooves, covered with a rubberized mat (Lowe's) -
Pre-fit fan...works! -
Covered other side (front) with matching carpet -
Mounted fan, wired to relay (only comes on with stereo system) -
Pics of it in place. It just slides in/out easily. Pressure from the box keeps it in place with no mechanical fasteners.
Covers up the amps, box, etc. Now I can open my trunk at the grocery store and not worry about someone following me home.
Amps actually stay cooler than without! I love it.
(I didn't notice it, but one of my screw covers fell off...thats the one silver screw you see in the pics. It's fixed now and all four corners are black again!)
[Click on pics to see them bigger and better.]
Coax install in the rears soon...
'06 330Ci ZHP Convertible
My Links & DIY Projects:
Hardwired Escort 9500i & XM Sat/Grom USB
DLS Reference Front Stage & CDT Rear Fill
Image Dynamics Sub in Custom Fiberglass Enclosure
JBL MS-8 / Alpine & ARC Audio Amps
Info on BMW HK Sound Systems
Creating a Red MS-8 Display
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