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Replacing Stock Amplifier In 986

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I have the stock 4-channel amp in my 99 Boxster and am looking to replacing it with a newer amp. I'd like to mount the new amp in the existing location just behind the spare tire. Problem is how to mount it, since the steel panel behind the tire doesn't appear continuous, as the new amp is wider than the stock amp and requires new holes to be drilled there is actually nothing to drill or mount the amp onto. It is really a steel frame (to save weight I guess).

Anyone have any thoughts about how best to mount a new map in this area?

Thanks in advance.


Edited by ericinca
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I just made an aluminum bracket that uses the stock bracket mounting locations (2 rear bolts, and a tab at the front). The new amplifier attaches to the new bracket. It is wider than the stock amp (and bracket), but that doesn't really matter unless you have the CD changer that sits to the left of the amplifier

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Edited by demick
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