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Old 10-09-2013, 11:35 PM   #21
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I read somewhere that there were 3 different "depths" of the foam spacer below the rear carpet mat. Mine of course is the thinest. What are the thickness of the others?
The next up the chain is the cars with the Sony, then the titanium w/ handling package(full spare tire).
I ask because the LC2i is just a bit taller than the foam I have and would rather not have any weight on the top knobs.
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The base foam which you have is 1.5" the next one is 3" and the big one is 6"
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I have a question about the Parrot harness. Does it provide power to the alpine amp, or did you have to run a separate wire to the fuse box? Thanks a lot.
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I have a question about the Parrot harness. Does it provide power to the alpine amp, or did you have to run a separate wire to the fuse box? Thanks a lot.
Yes, power is tapped off the stock feed to the HU.
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Old 10-11-2013, 12:06 AM   #25
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The base foam which you have is 1.5" the next one is 3" and the big one is 6"
Would you by any chance have the part#s or link to the cheapest source for the 3"?
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Old 10-14-2013, 03:45 PM   #26
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So I have a question / concern about this upgrade. In particular, the placement of the amp. I stopped into an audio shop in my city, and talked to someone who seemed to be a self proclaimed car stereo expert.

I explained what I was looking to do (very similar to your setup, just different speakers), and he almost had an aneurism when I told him where I was planning on putting the amp, saying it was a major fire hazard.

So I ask, do you think this could be a concern, how is the heat from the amp, etc. Please let me know, and also, if this is something that you overlooked, it would be good to avoid your dash catching fire for everyone's sake.

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So I have a question / concern about this upgrade. In particular, the placement of the amp. I stopped into an audio shop in my city, and talked to someone who seemed to be a self proclaimed car stereo expert.

I explained what I was looking to do (very similar to your setup, just different speakers), and he almost had an aneurism when I told him where I was planning on putting the amp, saying it was a major fire hazard.

So I ask, do you think this could be a concern, how is the heat from the amp, etc. Please let me know, and also, if this is something that you overlooked, it would be good to avoid your dash catching fire for everyone's sake.

Thanks
Anything to do with electronics can be considered a potential hazard, but there isn't any increased danger from an amp. Most people put the amp in the trunk, if you want some extra protection, double fuse it, one in the rear and and one in the front.
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:25 PM   #29
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I think it's better ventilated in the dash than under the back carpet as the Sony system is.
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The amp runs cooler than the HU directly above it. The amp has it's own internal fuse and is also fused with the HU through the wiring harness. Ask your "pro" why he thinks this is a problem.
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