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Old 06-04-2014, 03:07 PM   #1
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Where did you install your aftermarket amp??

I'm installing an amp and sub in my 330ci, and i've been looking around at different installs. Just wondering where you guys have mounted your amps in the trunk? Please feel free to comment!! Include pics if you can

If you had to make mounts or brackets please include what you did.
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:56 PM   #2
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Up under the trunk. This was a sensible move especially in a car with the factory nav because I kept the stock headunit. The guts of the stock "headunit", the radio and the nav, are in the left side of the trunk, so putting the amps there made it a shorter trip for the wires. It's also a nice move because it took up no useful space in the trunk. You can see the Stealthboxes in the pic as well.
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Old 06-04-2014, 07:30 PM   #3
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I've left mine on display on the right side.
It's tucked out of the way and just mounted to the carpet with large washers on the back. There is a metal bracket behind that you can mount to if you have a heavy amp but mine doesn't move so I haven't seen the need to.
Standard 5 metre RCA's reach from the head deck and the battery is right under so it's a very short run.

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Old 06-06-2014, 09:58 AM   #4
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I built a rack for my amps.

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Old 06-11-2014, 04:29 PM   #5
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Here is our setup:

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Old 06-13-2014, 12:57 PM   #6
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And Luke takes the cake again!!! I'll order one as soon as I'm done getting my subframe fixed! Any plans for a dual speaker box? Also I don't have a own CD changer so my passenger side carpet trim is actually different from the one pictured.
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Old 06-14-2014, 02:35 AM   #8
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Well I decided to go ahead and make a bracket to fit my Rockford foagate P300x1 amp in the stock 6 disc CD changer location. I installed a GROM so I didn't need it anyway. I made a template and found a local fab shop to do it for $50. I used 20 guage stainless steel. Now everything will be tucked away behind the trunk panel for a clean install!


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