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Trying to install a new horn..... don't know what I'm doing.....

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Old 03-24-2009, 10:36 PM
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Default Trying to install a new horn..... don't know what I'm doing.....

I recently bought the 'big boss' horn from FIAMM, and am trying to figure out how to install it. My main problem first off is I can't find my original horn and its compressor, and does anyone have any ideas where to install the trumpets?



I've looked all over the internet and theres not a good tutorial out there to help me, I'd like to get this thing up as soon as possible because admit it......... the stock horns suck
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:15 PM
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stock horn first off don't have a compressor, and the horns are located right behind the bumper on the left side of the truck, i replaced mine a while back when it died
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There is no compressor on the stock horns for these trucks. They are a dual note which means that there is two electric motorized horns to remove. these are located on the front left bumper brace. At least thats where they are on mine. I mounted my horns in mine on the same brace. The wiring can be a little confusing to get done though..
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Old 03-24-2009, 11:45 PM
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It's really pretty simple when you wrap your mind around it. I basically spliced mine into the stock horn by wiring it into the trigger wire (the green one).

Also, be sure to get a fuse in there on the wire from your battery. Other than that, follow the directions about the relay. all you really need are wire, butt connectors, and female terminals.

As for placement... not sure if this was good or bad idea, but it was sure as hell easy. haha

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no compressor...I hated that as I wanted to install train horns! but the horns (on my rig) are on the passenger side front...plenty of room...thought I'd install an extra battery there.

BTW....anyone got suggestions for a good LOUD horn that doesn't require a compressor? I don't want to go through all that work...just want to wire it up.
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www.jcwhitney,com
They have a large amount of horns both air powered and electric.
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no compressor...I hated that as I wanted to install train horns! but the horns (on my rig) are on the passenger side front...plenty of room...thought I'd install an extra battery there.

BTW....anyone got suggestions for a good LOUD horn that doesn't require a compressor? I don't want to go through all that work...just want to wire it up.
you sissy lol. I doubt it will be that hard to install a compressor and tank. I'll let ya know some day if I ever get around to it on mine.
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