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    I need some advice if possible i have one of these

    http://www.alpine.uk.com/p/Products/...rs2787/mrx-f30

    I need it to be out of sight so i was thinking of putting it under one of the front seats it's not that big 250 x 58 x 230 mm but it would then be next to the floor heating vents (could they be blocked off?) is there any other reasons not to put it under the seats? or maybe in the boot i've removed the right hand side panel and behind the cubby hole flap is enough room to fit it there just means lots more cable to run so you would open the flap and just see the Amp and the light. What do the Ice Gurus think. Thanks

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    if under the seats its possible someone's foot could do damage.

    cubby hole in the boot would get my vote

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    Screw it to the back of the rear seat

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    Quote Originally Posted by roverjay View Post
    Screw it to the back of the rear seat
    +1 as that's where my 2 amps are sitting

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    Cubby hole in the boot if you want to go totally stealth, that's what I would go for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by J P S View Post
    if under the seats its possible someone's foot could do damage.

    cubby hole in the boot would get my vote
    Good point about someone's foot, back seats no good needs to be out of sight (and out of the way) looks like the boot suggestion is looking more favourable

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    Under the boot carpet in spare wheel used to put my amps there even used to have one under the rear seat bench

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    The easy option is attach it to the back of the rear seats, or like the others said want it to look neat then store it in the cubby hole in the boot.

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    i have fitted a few amps in my time and in different cars.

    the back of the seats is a useful option but it does limit things if you ever fold the seats down.

    going in the cubbyhole thing means it should never be in the way, just my thoughts.

    well unless you want that cubby hole then the amp would be in the way lol

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    just make sure it can get enough air for cooling of course, especially if it will be driven hard

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