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Where to mount amps

I have 2 amps a Diesel NS-7004 and a Diesel NS-1000 where should i mount them in my 96 standard cab theres no room behind the seats because of the 12" kicker cvt thanks for your help
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Ummm... hmmmm. I'm guessing under the seat is out? Only other thing I could think of would be to put two eperate boxes on either side and the amps in the middle, but I'm sure space is at a premium in this case?

I wanted to put mine under the seats, but I can't do both, so I'm building a custom floor/storage on the back floor (x-cab has its advantages...) to hold them both. Hope you can figure something out.

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Regular cab trucks that we have done , we put the amps in the bed all the way at the front. You can have a custom metal box made that is sealed from the elements or use a sealed tool box made for your bed . Use liquid tight wire gromments in the amp box & in the cab for sealing wires. A lot of work you may ask ? No more than trying to mount the amps in the cab if you really think about it . A good metal shop can build a box , but a generic tool box is usally a lot cheaper . I think Lowes , Home Depot & TSC carry them usally in stock & you can put a pad lock on it if you want .
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to anyone who cares i mounted then on the headliner ill take some pics and post them when its complete
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head liner id be afraid that joker'd whack me in the frigin head after a bump or somthin
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to anyone who cares i mounted then on the headliner ill take some pics and post them when its complete
My head touches the headliner if I don't lean my seat waaaay back like a pimp.

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i have just over 1.5 inches above my head to the amp so i hope i dont have a problem
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thats awesome... cant wait to see picks. i dont like the fact that one is between the seats RIGHT under the rear sliding window, and the other right above where the jack would be. one wire to speakers, the other to the 10" mtx thunderform.

maybe i could add some room for misc. stuff behind seat.

PLEASE post some pics as soon as ya can.
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cool idea but i dont like how you can see the wires... i guess theres no way to hide them but i think it would look better with them hidden
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i unno it kinda looks cool..
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not bad. know make a cover for it so all you see is the amps.
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Kinda' like mirrored ceilings! Sweeet!
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thats pretty sweet man


did you have to reinforce the head liner to keep them from pulling through or did you just go right to the head liner
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i put 2 16 gauge steel sheet metal (one on each side) with some wood under that to hold it. the steel is over the reinforcements for the roof
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