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    Mounting amp on decklid?

    Just a hypothetical question... would it be a good idea? Assuming the amps were bolted securely. Would the vibration of the decklid factor into the equation?




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    Re: Mounting amp on decklid?

    it's probably better to mount it to the box, use some sort of rubber grommet to reduce the vibration also.




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    Re: Mounting amp on decklid?

    Heat rises. Mounting the amp to the decklid would require it to be upside down, When the trunks closed. Meaning it wouldnt allow the amp to disipate the heat.



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    Re: Mounting amp on decklid?

    Quote Originally Posted by dragnix View Post
    it's probably better to mount it to the box, use some sort of rubber grommet to reduce the vibration also.
    I did that with my last setup and I've heard it's not such a good idea... however my box now is thicker so you never know. I am actually mounting them on custom built racks on the sides of my trunk, because the spare tire space underneath the box is all but sealed by the box's girth. I just was tossing the idea around


    Quote Originally Posted by z0n3d0u7 View Post
    Heat rises. Mounting the amp to the decklid would require it to be upside down, When the trunks closed. Meaning it wouldnt allow the amp to disipate the heat.
    Point taken.




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    Re: Mounting amp on decklid?

    Spare tire well with some fans blowing down the heatsinks will work...




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