Bolted directly to the back seat, under the hatch cover (use the shortest screw possible), build a window, build a wall and bolt to side of trunk, on the floor of trunk, and on side of enclosure....your choice, anywhere is a good spot.
As soon as I get my camera from work, Ive got alot of updatin to do to my soundomain website. So no new pictures as of yet. But all I did was screw the amp into the bottom and what peice of the screw stuck out I shaved off with my dremel.
once i get my fiberglassin goin again, i bought an extra hatch cover and am planning on fiberglassing the bottom-side of that and mounting the amp on that. it'll probly take a lil reinforcement, more than short screws cuz my amp aint exactly light (Audiobahn 1800watt class D)
Yea, I'd be kind of hesitant to screw an amp to the bottom side of the hatch cover. Without anything holding the screws in, I'd imagine they'd eventual fall out from all the shaking/rattling. Personally, I put my amp on the plastic part on the very back side of the trunk. Basically across from the seats. I took it out, screwed the amp into the plactic, and put speed clips on the screws on the other side to make sure it didn't get pulled out.
I found a great place for my amp. I pulled the carpet back from the inside on the left wall and bolted it to the metal frame behind it and put the carpet back over it so it is not visible at all and uses no usable space.
i put mine on the drivers side just infront of the rear wheel well...cap fit nice too....fiberglass helps a whole lot...the more custom the fit the more likely it is too difficult to steal.....with the fosgate same as mine i am sure i used different screws to mount it...phillips....hex and robbertson...pain in the ass if you have to remove it though..heres my pic i hope..
Fiberglassing isnt easy, but you need to practice a little and do some small projects, then go for bigger ones to show. Nothing in my car currently has fiberglass work done because nothing came out the way I wanted it to.
I also have a picture of my old amp cover installation. That junk amp was a 700 watt Soundstorm with a mirror ball on top for showing off how bored I get. Now a RF Power 400 sits there snugly. And some box enclosure carpet covers all the wires and back of the speakers.
So it looks 100% better now, my crap digital camera wont load my new pictures. If anyone has cut into the hatch cover, they know its a very sturdy material and holds well to extra weight.
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