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Old 05-31-2012, 10:19 AM   #1
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Tips for installing an amp and subs?

Today i am going to install a boss 500 watt amp and a 12" Rockford Fosgate shallow mount behind the rear seat. Im wondering how i should wire the amp and keep the wires hidden considering i no longer have any carpet in it. If anybody has any ideas id love to hear them.

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Old 05-31-2012, 10:40 AM   #2
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you can get some sticky pads from home depot and run wires the way i did, here is a pic of the pad and wires. i ran my power wire down the drivers side of the jeep, there is a rubber plug on the driver side firewall and makes it easy to feed wires through.


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Old 05-31-2012, 11:50 AM   #3
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If I had no carpet, I would also use the sticky pads and zip ties. I would also loom the entire run once past the front plastic covers - unless those too are pulled? So basically loomed lines that are sticky/zipped in place. And tucked out of the way nice and neat.

Also run the +12v main run through the firewall like Jma20a said. That is super easy.
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Old 05-31-2012, 01:21 PM   #4
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When you run the rca's and remote turn on lead go down the passenger side. There is a lot of space behind the glovebox and it makes it easy, rather than deal with having to run wires around the steering column
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Old 05-31-2012, 02:45 PM   #5
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Thanks guys. that sticky pad idea is awesome. never thought of that haha
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Old 05-31-2012, 03:14 PM   #6
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Used about 100 of those on my '73 cj5 when replacing all the wiring. They also have holes in the plastic for using screws to attach them. Just go to home depot u can get a bag of them for a few bucks.
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:47 AM   #7
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I suggest alcohol prep pads to thoroughly clean the area you stick them to, so that the bond of the sticky back is stronger.

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