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Offline GeofftheChef

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LOUDER HORN REPLACEMENT
on: August 10, 2013, 01:04:47 PM
I want to replace horn with very loud one but in same location as original...anyone know what Db is the original. and one I can fit in same place... and is the OEM horn 12v 1.5a ?

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Re: LOUDER HORN REPLACEMENT
Reply #1 on: August 10, 2013, 07:12:15 PM
Why ????

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Offline cozmo1589

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Re: LOUDER HORN REPLACEMENT
Reply #2 on: August 10, 2013, 08:07:59 PM
I think he does because the OE horn is weedy, gay and sounds as if it came off of a Honda Melody Scooter. I too have been thinking about a much more substantial horn that is befitting of the bike it's on ;-)

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Offline Mika

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Re: LOUDER HORN REPLACEMENT
Reply #3 on: August 10, 2013, 09:02:14 PM
I think you would be better off running a cable from the OE fitment and fitting a Stebel Magnum under the left panel, it will get you noticed  :028:

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Re: LOUDER HORN REPLACEMENT
Reply #4 on: August 10, 2013, 11:04:21 PM
*Originally Posted by Mika [+]
I think you would be better off running a cable from the OE fitment and fitting a Stebel Magnum under the left panel, it will get you noticed  :028:

How much hassle is it removing that panel??

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Re: LOUDER HORN REPLACEMENT
Reply #5 on: August 11, 2013, 06:51:49 AM
*Originally Posted by cozmo1589 [+]
How much hassle is it removing that panel??

Lots of info and diagrams etc in this post https://www.crosstourer.com/index.php/topic,1600.msg17136.html#msg17136

including some pics I took ages ago in this other thread https://www.crosstourer.com/index.php/topic,1191.16.html

I see cozmo you have lights and cowl bars so this makes it a bit trickier to remove the panels. You may need to lower the front of the cowl bars by undoing the 2 x allen screws under the 'beak' but in the long run it might be better to remove the bar altogether (I scratched a plastic cover panel on the RHS of my CT engine when trying to leave it attached once :157:)

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Re: LOUDER HORN REPLACEMENT
Reply #6 on: August 11, 2013, 07:39:51 AM
Hi Scotsy, very informative, thanks very much mate ;-D