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Old 12-17-2012, 12:39 PM   #11
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the OP is correct in suggesting that his specific question only applies to 2012+ models, because there is indeed a large plastic vent outlet under the seat which would prevent the placement of an amp there. OP, i encountered the same problem during my install and i have a solution for you.

all you need is four medium zip-ties. thread them through the screw holes in the amp's chassis, and secure the amp to the bottom of the seat. this method retains full functionality of the HVAC outlet under the seat with the added bonus of keeping the amp clear of any hot air which may be blowing out of your floor vent.

hey sonic, should make a post with pics of how i did this? i'm new here.
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It might be helpful if you could upload some pics
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:08 PM   #13
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I could suggest a brand and series of amps that would easily fit in the available space. But I don't own a mk3, so I wont.

To the op, just because someone doesn't list owning a car as new as yours doesn't mean their knowledge is less valueable.

I personally own two mk1's and have friends that span all three gens. I have worked on all 3. Does the fact that I didn't buy one mean I don't have knowledge?

Good luck.
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:15 PM   #14
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bluedelphium thankyou for the information. That is exactly the type of tech I was looking for. Keep it coming.

Is this not the MK3 model specific - Interior Mods & Upgrades Section?
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:16 PM   #15
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i too have had an amp under each front seat.
i use my stereo exceedingly loud.. no issue of overheating or anything.. and that is with the seats at their lowest setting.

welcome to FF
Great, is it a 2012 or newer? If so, any pics?
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bluedelphium thankyou for the information. That is exactly the type of tech I was looking for. Keep it coming.

Is this not the MK3 model specific - Interior Mods & Upgrades Section?
This ENTIRE forum is open to all members.
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:21 PM   #17
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Great, is it a 2012 or newer? If so, any pics?
no, but by simply looking at it, i could have figured it out..
there is a difference between "interior mods"
and "IN CAR ELECTRONICS (ICE)" aka AUDIO


and by the way.. like it has been said..
the forum is open to all people.. all makes and models...

i swear.. some of these new mk3'ers need to get off their high horses.
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:26 PM   #18
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I understand the forum is open to all members. As it should be. I was under the impression that everyone would understand my question was related to 2012+ based on the subforum I posted in.

Moderator: Can you please adjust the title of this thread to "Amplifier Install Under Seat 2012+"

That will make my question clearer for everyone to understand.

Thankyou in advance.
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:26 PM   #19
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all amps are different sizes, just because one fits doen't mean yours will, the only way to know it to try it yourself.
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Old 12-17-2012, 01:36 PM   #20
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I wouldnt install any thing till 60k, up to you.
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