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Wimpy Stock horn?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Tacoma_teenagers, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Sep 24, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    Seriously, i am ashamed to honk my horn. my tacoma's stock horn sounds like it should be on a Prius. a "Blue Pruis" as jeff dunham would say...

    anyway, does any know where a good, cheap replacement horn is? one that atleast sounds worthy to be on such a great Truck?

    tisk tisk...
     
  2. Sep 24, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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  3. Sep 24, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    i got a cheap set of air horns on my truck..........better than the stockers.
     
  4. Sep 24, 2009 at 5:48 PM
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  5. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:09 PM
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    someone on here had a train horn.. i want one of those.. =D
     
  6. Sep 25, 2009 at 12:09 AM
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    I have one. Blow 150psi through it. MUCH better than stock :D

    Actually I think in going to relay a second train horn in. California drivers still just ignore the one sometimes (Im at 135db). Although you do see most physically jump. Its just the ones on the freeway that dont give a crap.

    Pretty sure this is a video of the horn I have http://www.youtube.com/v/_doglitS7-k&hl=en&fs=1&
     
  7. Sep 25, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    if you ever look at your horns.. there is a metal thing covering the opening of each one, i took them off and it sounds a little better
     
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    That's on the 2nd gen trucks....
     
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    I saw a beat up ole' dodge with air horns on the hood.. ha ha..
     
  11. Sep 25, 2009 at 3:29 PM
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    lol my truck came with those the guy i bought it from said that people could not hear him so he got this lol it is very very very loud! :D
     
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    Dang I wish train horns went soo expensive because I really want some:(
     
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    The On Board air is the expensive part assuming you get a decent compressor. I got one from Sun Performance when they offered that Group Buy on CT. Wasnt cheap but its a 100% duty cycle at 200psi. Obviously I didnt buy it just for my horns though.
     
  16. Apr 3, 2010 at 10:42 AM
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    I went to Harbor Freight Tools and they sell air horns. I got one set and they werent much louder than the stock, so I got a few sets. I have three pumps mounted above the passenger side fenderwell under the hood and have the horns mounted behind the lover valence. If you look hard enough you can see the 6 red horns faceing down. I have a small button wired to the dash just under the sttering wheel. So i have the stock horn as well as the new air horns. THey will scare the shit out of any unexpecting person!!
     
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    I now have dual stock horns outta a later landcrusier. They are very loud!:D
     
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    The supertones sound sick.
     
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    anyone know if this will work with the stock harness plug?
    if not how easy would it be too set up?
     
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