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Unread 03-12-2009, 07:23 PM   #1
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97 TJ Audio Build - with link to pics

This is my son's TJ and this "little" project was a Birthday present that we worked on together.
Started out just looking for a way to add some bass to his setup, and then after looking around on this forum found some ideas....and it just grew from there.
The project turned out great and sounds amazing.

The goal was to upgrade the system in a way that was not too obvious, but did not want to give up all of the storage space either.

Thanks again for all of the folks who post on here and provided ideas,
especially SirGCal for the in-seat sub design.
I did not include pics from the build of the sub box (there are many of those already out there) but I did link to a few from the rest of the build.

http://picasaweb.google.com/jhh.pica...eat=directlink

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Unread 03-12-2009, 07:27 PM   #2
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That looks great! Just curious, you said it was already installed, but how did you mount the stereo head unit in the back? Mine wouldn't work with the stock hanger, so it's pretty much sitting up on a block of wood for now.
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Unread 03-12-2009, 07:33 PM   #3
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Seems like I remember the head unit came with a strap and a stud in the rear to attach it. I bent the the strap slightly at the top and is wrapped around the dash, holding the rear of the unit in place.
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Unread 03-12-2009, 07:45 PM   #4
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ya, you can bend the stock strap into submission (has to go passenger side some) but it's a bit of a pain. Can be done though. Or bolt on the aftermarket one and it's cake. Or just don't use it at all. (depends on the face piece you got but many of them hold it just peachy without the rear support).

Nice install btw.
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Unread 03-12-2009, 09:50 PM   #5
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Yeah i threw out my rear support bar thingy it's perfectly fine without it.
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Unread 03-13-2009, 09:18 AM   #6
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I like the cover for the amp...the storage area is still useful and your equipment is stealth.

Just make sure he turns the music down when pulling into a place he'll be parked a while. Even the most stealth system is sure to be found when it's "advertised"
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Unread 03-13-2009, 09:39 AM   #7
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Looks good, clean stealthy install. Wish it was possible to do a in seat box like that on my xj.
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