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Installation of Subwoofer - please help

Hello Everyone,

I have looked on this site a lot for the answer to this question and I can see that it has been discussed but all the pictures detailing it have been removed

I am trying to hook my amp to the battery, but I can't find a way to get from the interior of the car to under the hood. I can find where the wires are going through a rubber hole, into a rubber tube under the hood, but I am not sure how to get my wire through there?

I have also found some places that I may need to create my own hole in the metal.

Any help would be immensely appreciated! I can post pics.

Thank you
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I used the rubber firewall grommet that is up behind the glove box. You'll have to take an exacto knife, or something of the sort, and cut a small slit in the grommet to slip the wire through.
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That sounds so simple! Did your vehicle have the rubber tube on the engine side as well?
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Yep, pretty easy.

Not sure what you mean by tube, but there is a small nipple on the engine side of the grommet that could be used.
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My big amp wire is trough the rubber of the heat pipe near the brake pump. I got a 4.2 RAV4
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There is an un used rubber plug on the drivers side. I would use it rather than the big rubber boot behind the glove box. I pushed a wire through the boot behind the glove box where the hose for rear washer fluid sprayer goes through and in the process that boot became a source for water to get in.

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I just did this and this part caused me a lot of grief trying to get the 8 guage wire through it. Its raining for the first time since and i hope to god there isn't a puddle of water forming.. I may go check actually.
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