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train horns?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by fltacoma, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. Mar 15, 2011 at 9:48 PM
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    fltacoma

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    anyone ever thought about installing train horns on their truck?
     
  2. Mar 15, 2011 at 9:50 PM
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    08pretaco

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    I watched/helped install a couple on some huge Chevys and Dodges...not a fan
     
  3. Mar 15, 2011 at 10:07 PM
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  5. Mar 15, 2011 at 11:21 PM
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    chad68

    chad68 Master Jedi Member I am...

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  6. Mar 15, 2011 at 11:27 PM
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    Fisheez

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  7. Mar 17, 2011 at 12:22 PM
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    Working on a train horn install right now. Waiting for the marine plywood that I'm going to mount it on. Gotten it wired in completely, all that's left is to mount it. Had to take out my spare tire and am planning on mounting it to the stock tire carrier.

    I got my horn from "Air Horns of Texas". You can see it here:
    http://www.airhornsoftexas.com/46115-hd-train-horn-kit.html
     
  8. Mar 18, 2011 at 9:44 AM
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    Fisheez

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    ^Those are not "United Pacific" Train horns like they state. Those are fake.

    If you want "Real" Train horns, You'd need to go with an Airchime.
     
  9. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:05 PM
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    Ehh, I wasn't wanting an "authentic" one. Just wanted something LOUD. And it is!
     
  10. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:09 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    im not a fan either. whats the point of having a loud ass horn on a small truck? it might be "cool" at first, but not very practical.
     
  11. Mar 20, 2011 at 10:16 PM
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    Don't hate on us impulsive people who can't help but spend too much money on impractical things! The train horn setup was expensive for what it is ($500 shipped) but I will say, I've had it for a while and don't regret it at all! It is my favorite thing I have done to my truck so far. And who cares how big the truck is? I've seen them installed on small hondas and other small cars. They're fun as hell, and I don't think you or anyone else could understand until you use some or ride with someone that has them.
     
  13. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:25 PM
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    The point, tacomanator, is that nobody EXPECTS a "loud ass horn on a small truck"
     
  14. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:49 PM
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  15. Mar 21, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    Fisheez

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    Ive had mine for almost a year now and to be honest I never use the damn thing anymore. it's actually a bit of a hassle now because since I offroad more its just another thing that I worry about breaking. I'm thinking about removing selling. I could most likely get 300 for the setup, and that could go to a nice front bumper.
     
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