Two questions about road safety

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Re: Two questions about road safety

Postby tankinbeans » Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:32 pm

Install a semi air horn?

That should be loud enough. :lol:
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Re: Two questions about road safety

Postby bk7794 » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:52 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Install a semi air horn?

That should be loud enough. :lol:


Those are technically illegal I guess. I have thought about it.

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theholycow wrote:Horn: Go to the junkyard and get your hands dirty already!

What are your thoughts on what I Should do about that connector?

I really can't guess any more than I've already guessed here without seeing it in person. I think I could either cut one off a horn and make it work or find a compatible one in the junkyard, but if not I think it wouldn't be bad to cut off the old one and use a new one (and save the cut-off pigtail for re-attaching using the new connector).


I think I just had an idea. So I guess you could actually buy the pigtail from honda and I am sure you could get the housing aswell. I wonder if I can make my own dual horn setup. Just buy a higher pitched one off of a prelude. Or heck, buy em both if they are both different.
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Re: Two questions about road safety

Postby theholycow » Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:31 am

bk7794 wrote:I think I just had an idea. So I guess you could actually buy the pigtail from honda and I am sure you could get the housing aswell. I wonder if I can make my own dual horn setup. Just buy a higher pitched one off of a prelude. Or heck, buy em both if they are both different.

That's basically what I did. I grabbed a two-tone horn from a Caddy and tapped it into my horn wire, leaving my original Buick horn. Actually it doesn't sound anywhere near as nice as I had planned, but it's not like I ever use it anyway...
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Re: Two questions about road safety

Postby watkins » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:15 am

Early 90s Volvo horns are pretty awesome.
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Re: Two questions about road safety

Postby InlinePaul » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:40 am

How about one of these:
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Re: Two questions about road safety

Postby potownrob » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:42 am

watkins wrote:Mid to late 90s Volvos are pretty awesome.
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Re: Two questions about road safety

Postby bk7794 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:29 am

theholycow wrote:
bk7794 wrote:I think I just had an idea. So I guess you could actually buy the pigtail from honda and I am sure you could get the housing aswell. I wonder if I can make my own dual horn setup. Just buy a higher pitched one off of a prelude. Or heck, buy em both if they are both different.

That's basically what I did. I grabbed a two-tone horn from a Caddy and tapped it into my horn wire, leaving my original Buick horn. Actually it doesn't sound anywhere near as nice as I had planned, but it's not like I ever use it anyway...

I just couldn't believe they used a single horn in this car. I'll have to add this to the list of projects that I probably will never get to. The single horn is pretty strong but it can sound weak to the '''macho'' man in a spotless full sized pickup hauling some heavy cargo. The cargo for him would be ''me, myself, and I''.
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