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    Best way of mounting amp to box?

    Well I would love to mount my amp to the back of my box to save space and what not, but I don't want to just mount it directly to the box because of all the vibrating. What would be the cheapest solution for this?







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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    The rubber rings they sell at lowes/depot should help keep some of the vibrations down.



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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    Get rubber/foam/some kind of soft material, and screw them down under your amp feet.



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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    You could also build a box to be more rigid so it won't vibrate quite as much. But those little rubber feet work well too.



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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    id never mount amps on box, find somewhere else. exp if u wannt to remove the box temp, it will be much easier and less holes in your box. mount to back seat.




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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    i always have to bolt my amp to my box due to space limitations. first hing i do, is brace the HELL out of the box. flex is your enemy and if you have no box flex, your amp will thank you. i also put ONE rubber washer behind the feet of my amp. the reason i dont do large numbers, is because once it gets to a point, it gets too cushiony and will infact let the thing move more. i also use hurricane nuts and machine screws to hold my amp to the box so its easy to remove/ put on later if need be



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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    I made the back of my box 1 1/2" , just two layers of 3/4 to stop most of the flex. It helped alot




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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    I would love to find another place for my amp in a few of my installs..but giant amps don't fit in many areas haha.

    Just build the box well and use some type of rubber or other material as already stated and it should be fine.

    I have done this for many many years and I have never had one problem.




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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    the box is well braced i just didnt want to bolt it straight to it. if i have enough wood ill do a second back side




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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kangaroux View Post
    the box is well braced i just didnt want to bolt it straight to it. if i have enough wood ill do a second back side
    The 1.5" on the back of my box doesn't cover the entire back. Its the size of my amp plus about 4" all the way around. Like a mounting board just for the amp, I carpeted it front and back then bolted it very tight to the box, i figured both the extra thickness and carpet would help isolate the vibrations




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    Re: Best way of mounting amp to box?

    Do you have folding down backseats? Thats always a good place



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