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Old 11-12-2012, 04:12 PM   #11
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hi, is it possible to install a HD horn on a VN800 ? i have replaced the original horn by a HD horn and it don't work, somebody can help me ?????
Did the original horn work before it was replaced?
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Old 11-12-2012, 06:51 PM   #12
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I can't speak to the stock wiring for Harley compared to these bikes. I've had 3 HD's but never needed to replace an HD horn for a louder one. So I'm not sure it's an apples to apples comparison - using an HD horn on an HD may not need a relay but maybe the same horn on an 800A might need one. I've seen ebay adds for HD horns and they sometimes will say a relay may be needed. Anyone else replace a horn for a louder one? I'm sure I'm not the only one. All I know is my replacement horn did not work until I put in a relay, then voila.
Yep...just installed Fiamm Twin Tones...needed a relay. Simple install with main fused [10amp] running to the relay mounted by the radiator... and used existing two horn wires [from the horn button] to trigger the relay. Fiamms mounted on existing bracket........have pics if needed...

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Old 11-12-2012, 07:48 PM   #13
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Yep...just installed Fiamm Twin Tones...needed a relay. Simple install with main fused [10amp] running to the relay mounted by the radiator... and used existing two horn wires [from the horn button] to trigger the relay. Fiamms mounted on existing bracket........have pics if needed...

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I'd sure like to see those pics please, thanks.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:14 PM   #14
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OK....Fiamms were $16.00 and had red covers....sprayed them black with hi-temp satin black.


Installed 12 gauge hot wire Yellow to Black] with inline 10amp fuse direct from battery and ran the wire up the centre tube...


...to the relay mounted top right rad bracket...used 14 gauge from horn to relay + shrink wrap


Using the original horn mount


and end result...


Sound great - low + hi tone........

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Old 11-13-2012, 12:12 AM   #15
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OK....Fiamms were $16.00 and had red covers....sprayed them black with hi-temp satin black.


Installed 12 gauge hot wire Yellow to Black] with inline 10amp fuse direct from battery and ran the wire up the centre tube...


...to the relay mounted top right rad bracket...used 14 gauge from horn to relay + shrink wrap


Using the original horn mount


and end result...


Sound great - low + hi tone........

Dave
Very nice... thanks for the write up.
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Old 11-13-2012, 09:26 PM   #16
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OK....Fiamms were $16.00 and had red covers....sprayed them black with hi-temp satin black.

Sound great - low + hi tone........

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COOL!! Thanks. I always thought those red covers looked weird. Nice to see they're easy to take off and paint.
Nice work sir!
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Thanks guys....any questions, post or pm me

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