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Old 02-11-2009
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where to put bass control ****

ive searched and i cant find anything but im wondering where everyone puts thier base control *** for thier amp, im getting my system installed next week and was looking for ideas and some pics too please would help
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I have an aftermarket single din headunit and the mounting kit adds a little cubby hole thing under it, I got really lucky and my **** for the bass gain fits snug in that little cubby.
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I'm thinking your 2002 would be a similar set up, interior wise, to my 2001. It also depends on your amp make and model too....I'm running a Rockford Fosgate amp. I popped off the cupholder on the floor/transmission tunnel and installed it there. I suppose it would depend as different brand amps might have a different size control ****. I couldnt get mine to fit where Korey referenced. I had to drill a small hole for the mounting bracket to fit and one for the cable and then I ran it under the carpet back to the box. You have to get a little creative. I know I sat in the truck for about 10 minutes to come up with ideas where to put it lol This was the best picture I could find. Hope this helps!
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I just had mine mounted like my CB in my last truck, just on the other side of the steering wheel:
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okay I like the ideas and I have a kicker amp (super cheap thanks to circuit city going out of business) I was thinking about putting it right below the switch for the passenger air bag anybody done that?
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should be fine as long as it doesn't get in the way of some double gulp cups!
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I mounted mine below the passenger airbag switch. Not too far of a reach...works well...and easily accessable....

(nasty old pic...but it's still in that location)
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its extremely easy to adjust the bass when im driving with it located there, especially when i see a cop. i just need to somehow put an LED in it so i can see what it is set at when its dark out
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I wanted to get mount it in place of the rear wiper control on the Exploder bezel. Someone has it done like that but I'm not sure who. They used the **** for the wiper so it looks like nothing special.
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thanks fx4wannabe i really like the way that looks i think im going to put it right there
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I mounted mine below the passenger airbag switch. Not too far of a reach...works well...and easily accessable....

(nasty old pic...but it's still in that location)
that's exactly where i had mine mounted in my Ranger. now it's taken apart and mounted nicely in the radio bezel in my f150.
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Scroll down part way through the first post:

https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ight=deadening

That is about as clean as it gets ^.
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well got the system installed yesterday here are some pics of the deck and the bass control **** and one pick of where the amp and sub are mounted and i also have the ipod connector running to my glove box to safely hide my ipod

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gotta take it back tomorrow though the messed something up and now my lights on my light bar dont work but they said to just bring it back and they would fix it no problem
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I built mine in place of the cigarette lighter since it didnt work anyway. People always freaked out when they found out that was a **** and it controlled the sub.

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I just got a washer painted it black and stuck it in the hole, then I made a plate out of some very thin sheet metal as a place for the switch to mount. I made the sheet metal so that it mounted to one of the screws that held the 4wd switch on and glued it in another spot. You can just mount the **** in the washer but it isnt quiet flush so you can see the nut that held it on, at least with mine. sry for the blurry pics


Ohh and you have to take the **** out of the factory casing or it wont fit.
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