home made Amp bracket

home made Amp bracket

Postby markmitch [OP] » December 28th 2016, 3:37am

I had an extra under seat drawer but the plastic part was broken so I welded a few tabs onto it painted it black and mounted my 200 watt stereo amp to it so that it is mounted under the rear drivers side seat. I have posted a few pictures of it without the seat so it can be seen. Hope you like it, Mark
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby Mmusicman » December 28th 2016, 3:46am

A little over-kill... and taking up VALUABLE floor space! :D
(I'd mount it to the wall)

Does the seat mount over it?
If so, then it looks pretty smart and very well built! :mrgreen:
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby markmitch [OP] » December 28th 2016, 4:02am

yes the seat mounts over it I will take a few pics with the seat in place tomorrow.
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby Mmusicman » December 28th 2016, 4:25am

markmitch wrote:so I welded a few tabs onto it painted it black and mounted my 200 watt stereo amp to it so that it is mounted under the rear drivers side seat

I guess NO ONE will be stealing THAT amp! :o
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby TurnNburn » December 28th 2016, 8:29am

A bit over the top but a cool solution
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby Astrofarian » December 28th 2016, 1:38pm

TurnNburn wrote:A bit over the top but a cool solution


AND......nice and close to the rear heater; we ALL know how cold a big amp like that can get, right?

Seriously though, good use of otherwise wasted space and very sturdy mounting system. :clap:

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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby AstroWill » December 28th 2016, 7:02pm

Closer to the heater so it can warm up quicker on those cold nights
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby 1lowcab » December 28th 2016, 7:07pm

Thats a good, out of the way mounting solution. It'll be nice once the seats are in place, nice and solid.
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby Lumpy » December 28th 2016, 7:25pm

I don't think it's overkill at all. Good spot, otherwise wasted. Good mount you won't have to worry about for at least eleven lifetimes.

You can mount other mounts to your mount when the first one is sturdy stout.

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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby markmitch [OP] » December 28th 2016, 7:31pm

And I still have the other rear bucket seat drawer to put stuff into. Thanks for all the replies guys. It also makes the running of wires easier I just ran them with the existing factory wiring under the carpet except for the big red wire which I ran under the van covered with conduit up to the inline fuse which I used velcro to attach the housing to the top of the amp for easy fuse swap. I still have to wait for one part to come in prior to finishing the interior, I found out I need to have a electronic item to drop the usb ports to 5 amp to avoid burning up any thing plugged into it. Who knew?
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby markmitch [OP] » January 11th 2017, 1:12am

Well I decided this will not work for us because we plan on sleeping in the van in the future so I am mounting it on the side wall instead. I will post pics when I get er done! lol
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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby Lumpy » January 11th 2017, 2:02am

markmitch wrote:Well I decided this will not work for us because we plan on sleeping in the van in the future so I am mounting it on the side wall instead. I will post pics when I get er done! lol


Leave it on the floor. It'll feel like every fold-out couch/bed I've ever slept on.


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Re: home made Amp bracket

Postby Astrofarian » January 11th 2017, 7:08am

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markmitch wrote:Well I decided this will not work for us because we plan on sleeping in the van in the future so I am mounting it on the side wall instead. I will post pics when I get er done! lol


Leave it on the floor. It'll feel like every fold-out couch/bed I've ever slept on.


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