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    Hiding amp/sub cables.

    Hi all im new to this forum, im just wondering you people that have fitted a sub and amp in your cars, where have you run the cable from the front of the car to the back?
    In my corsa i simple unscrewed the side panels and ran them through there, but these astras seem to be alot harder!
    Help appreciated, Sean

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    can do it without having to take much off...

    run power cables down one side and everything else the other..

    a couple o screws to undo and thats it.. just run them under the plastic at the door, through the cover at seatbelts and then up and under the rear bench.. no one will ever see them
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    What mk astra?

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    Ok thanks - so by the plastic bit do you mean the rubber trim?
    Its a mk4

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    I took the rubber strips off, unscrewed any screws in the way and prized the plastic away. Easy job really just needs a little bit of force. You'd never guess I'd have a sound system sitting in my car
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    Ahh right.. cos in my corsa it was a case of unscrewing some screws and the trim justy came off. Did you have to take the seats out to be able to take the panels off?

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    I didn't have to. The B pillar panel pulls outwards and the lower door trims should pop out, feed it all under then through the sides and under the back seat. I have an estate so I don't know if it's the same in your car but I can hide the wires in a big gap where the seat bracket bolts into the chassis.
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    Quote Originally Posted by seanalderson2 View Post
    Ahh right.. cos in my corsa it was a case of unscrewing some screws and the trim justy came off. Did you have to take the seats out to be able to take the panels off?
    To take the side panels off completly the seats have to be released but alot of poeple, as they have said above, just lift up the rubber door seals and tuck the power wire down there
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    With my car i already had some excess wires going down the side of the car from the radio system from the fire service, so i taped my wires to the end and pulled em through, shame its not that easy for you.

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