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Old 12-18-2012, 08:12 AM   #31
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I've seen it done. Main issue is airflow. Don't want the amp to overheat. So, make sure there will be plenty of space for the heat to dissipate from around the amp.
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I have both may amps under the drivers and passenger side seat without any problems and the amps haven't gotten even remotely warm.
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Response will generally be the same no matter what car you drive. Adequate airflow = acceptable placement. Try it, if the amp overheats, move it.
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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.


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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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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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I wouldnt install any thing till 60k, up to you.
very true regarding warranty

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I went to the dealership. Stuck my amp under the drivers seat and it fit. Then I left. Do I get cookies now?
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and yes you an fit a godamn elephant under there as long as its the right dimensions...
there was plenty of "sound responses"
a lot of things, you can simply go out there and try for yourself.. like seeing if your amp will fit.. since amps come in all sorts of sizes.. some are smaller than home telephones..


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Excuse me while I try to fit an elephant under my passenger seat. Apparently it will fit. An MK2 owner told me so. Valuable tech. Check!
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