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wow, really crammed them in there. nice.

you worried about getting water/mud/dirt in there?

and how are they held in place? hard to tell
 

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They are held in place with a hose clamp and they don't budge...
The horns are sideways and don't really take in much mud or water. I've had them there for months and have been through tons of mud and water. Haven't had and problems.
 

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looks good. thanks. I might steal your idea
 

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well, you helped me so you get the credit this time
 

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where did you mount the compressor?

Do you think an air regulator would be helpful for the horn intensity? I was thinking of adding one to control the horn volume.
 

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I have all of my stuff mounted in front of the rear bumper. I'll try and take a pic whenever it gets daylight. If it is wired into the steering wheel than a regulator would be worthless imo. It would just depend on how hard you honk, at least that is how mine works.
 

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I can take pics if need be...but i got a horn set up....i mounted the trumpets on the passenger side wheel well under the hood, mounted the compresser on the on the firewall, and i got a small "red" momentary button from Radio Shack for about 2 bucks...drilled a hole in one of the blanks left of the steering wheel...works and looks great...the horn is 138 decibles i like it there is a lot of dumb drivers around here and its nice to see there face when i light them up with the fire truck sounding horn! :)
 

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I have the train horns but have not set them up yet. I want to go with the rear bumber setup but I will need to make brackets for this to hold up securely. I`ll wait for pictures for inspiration. In the mean time, I'm setting up a dual battery setup so I can't really use the passenger side for my horns.

These horns are rated at 154 DB at 150PSI. This is why I will be putting an air regulator. Lowering the PSI will in effect lower the volume of the air horn when I press the mom switch.
 

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Here are some pics of my set-up with brief descriptions.


I made sure to attach a coupler for full time, all the time on board air. It is great to have when out on the trails or just around town. There are very few gas stations these days that have air and even fewer that don't charge for it.



toggle switch to switch back between factory horn and train horn. As I've said before, mine is wired into the steering wheel.



My compressor is mounted to the frame inside of the rear left tire.



This is a view of the horns mounted underneath the rear end of my truck.
 

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Solenoid so my battery/alternator aren't killed when I run it briefly with the engine off.



pic of homemade bracket for four horns



pic of mounting point. for the most part I was able to use "pre-existing" holes.


Sorry I didn't think to do step by step pics whenever I did this. I wasn't a member of the forum at the time and was doing it late at nights most nights after work. Took a total of about 6 hours of labor including the wiring.

Hope these pics help, if there are any better angles that you would like to see, please feel free to recommend.
 

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wow, that's some good stuff. thanks for the pics.

horns look muddy, that doesn't mess them up?
 

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Great pis. exactly what I'm looking for. Looks like horns from Hornblasters.
Looks like the horn pic is upside down.

I have a dual viair to hook up and I will be using these pics as inspiration.

Did you bolt the compressor into factory holes in the frame?
 

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horns look muddy, that doesn't mess them up?
No, I've had them on since october and have been in plenty of mud, some up to 18" deep. That is why I have them parallel with the ground.


Great pics. exactly what I'm looking for. Looks like horns from Hornblasters. Looks like the horn pic is upside down.
Thanks. yes, they are from hornblasters. yes, the horn pic is upside down.

Did you bolt the compressor into factory holes in the frame?
I think I may have drilled one of the holes, I can't remember exactly.
 
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