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Old 08-07-2005, 11:39 PM   #1
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I started my brand new install 4 days ago and still making progress on the project:

Day one:
took off front door panels
made Speaker adapters for the 5.25'* that i have
Made a Sealed enclosure for the 5.25
made a Sealed enclosure for the 6.5 in the rear deck

Day Two
Removed my Cap off of my amp rack
relocated to to the back of the trunk on the drivers Side
located a good ground
extenced my power wire back to the cap

Day three
now onto the Bigger project.....Installing 2 amps on the underneath of the trunk lid....
removed trunk lid insulator
my dad and I made brackets and Drilled the trunk for the mounting locations of the amp (very time consuming fabbing up brackets i might add)
painted brackets

Day Four
removed HU
removed EQ
took the HU harness completely out of the car
took the RCA'* out of the car
grounded the HU to the chassis
found new ground locations for my foglight override, gagues, and neons
Peel and Seal'd the trunk lid
mounted amp brackets
fit the trunk lid insulator and made new holes for the mounts
Ran the power wire from the cap up the trunk lid
ran a new ground for the amps
Mounted th Distro block on the insulator, and a Ground Distro block up there too


whew......that is all for today
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And still no boom

Running better or sounding better?
Pix?
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your speakers probably shouldnt be sealed off. IB is what speakers are usually designed for
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and i really hope youre not planning on mounting the amps upside down
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And still no boom

Running better or sounding better?
Pix?
Nope No subs yet, can get down to school with them in the trunk, I havent herd the new setup yet, still have to Peel and Seal the front doors and bet the panels on them

Pix of the installation are on the camera.....


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and i really hope youre not planning on mounting the amps upside down
I did mount them upside down.....keep in mind that I have the TYPE RF amps from Fosgate, and they have a unique cooling design with an internal fan that allows them to be mounted in any orientation
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and i really hope youre not planning on mounting the amps upside down
sometimes it'* okay... depends on the amp and it'* cooling
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