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#1 (permalink) Old 03-27-2004, 10:47 AM
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I would like to remove the metal firewall betwwen the trunk and backseat (I think it there because of the battery being located in the trunk) the firewall dulls my kickers but Im worried abought structual problems after i remove it. can any one help any thoughts or suggestions woud be a great help
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If you want to remove it for sound purposes, it would be much easier to remove the rear dash panel and cut holes in it to allow more bass through, and then just cover the hole with a speaker grille. The firewall is there mostly to protect you from flying battery acid in the event of a collision. I don't think it has much to do with structural integrity becuase some e36s have fold down seats. Also, while it can be removed, I think it serves as a mounting point for the rear seats if you dont have fold downs. Ergo, if you remove it then you wouldn't have a rear seat back, only a cushion.

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