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Well, while we were all offline for a few days....
I picked up a JL MX650 (edit: it is actually a MX10IB3--my bad) #subwoofer for cheap. Well, then, what else could I do but find a used JL M6600 #amplifier for cheap, right? And, with both of these sitting in the bedroom, no one was happy. So, I started my #audio install today.
Tried to start with the sub installed on the kick wall below the bench behind the captain chair, facing inward. However, I forgot my tape measure, and by my reckoning, if I install there it will interfere with the cooler when I put it in there. Thou shalt not mess with the beer. I may now move it to facing forward on the curved surface. Not sure on that, and not drilling anything until I get it all measured. Anyone install in either place and can share any insight? Anyway, that phase put on hold.
I mounted the amp on the forward side of the stowage forward the conn, near the ceiling so I can get to the adjustments. I mounted it on dual rubber bushings so that it sits away from the wall about 1/2 inch.
Then I went to work on the power run. Fortunately it looks like the 20ft will be enough, but still not certain. I am routing through the hole with the fuel line to the engine compartment and then over the fuel tank. I was worried that the pull up to the conn would be difficult, but I got a fish stick through with absolutely no issue.
Tried to take some pics, but it was too dark. I was working by headlight. Hopefully will get up there tomorrow and be able to get some.
End of report.