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Old 12-12-2012, 05:02 PM   #21
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Well the air horn assembly has one bolt hole. So I bolted it to the air box itself.
Does that make any since?
What about the filter?
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:08 PM   #22
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What about the filter?
Are you serious????
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:19 PM   #23
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On my Voyager I mounted my strebel lower right side of radiator facing forward. Right out front and makes the most noise.

The strebel looks like it and the wolo came out of the same mold. On my Venture it was the same place scottyj put his....
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:42 PM   #24
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Are you serious????
Unfortunately, yes. My new Voyager is on order and I have never owned one. So not familiar with the inner workings yet.

Just curious.
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:39 PM   #25
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Here are some pictures of my horn location. I ran the OEM wires and put a 15 amp fuse in.
MAESTRO-SPRF you need to use a relay on that air horn. You can use the OEM horn wires to engage the relay, with the power coming from the battery to run the horn. Using the OEM horn wiring to run the horn you are going to fry your horn button.
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:49 PM   #26
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Unfortunately, yes. My new Voyager is on order and I have never owned one. So not familiar with the inner workings yet.

Just curious.
OH! OK That explains it.
First of all, congratulations on your purchase of a extraordinary great bike.
The reason the that the airhorn does not interfere with airflow is because I have added a aftermarket air filter kit that eliminates the left side of the old stock air filtration system. You will find out that some of us are not satisfied with the way the 1700 engine runs because of the strict EPA rules and regulations that decrease what should be a powerful engine. And others are very happy with the way their bike runs from the factory. If you will search this forum you will find out that there is what we call the Big Three. To make the bikes run a whole lot better as well as sounding better we add a less restrictive air kit, replace the rear section of the exhaust pipes with what we call slip ons from different companies and lastly we add a fuel processor which will bring the fuel to air ratio up to where it should be. And this is just scratching the surface of what this forum can provide for you in the way of information. We have added a lot of mods to these Vulcans and some of us have actually taken stuff off. It's really interesting to see the likes and dislikes of other riders. So ask away and read read read.lol
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:12 AM   #27
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Here are some pictures of my horn location. I ran the OEM wires and put a 15 amp fuse in.
Bubba's right!! Yes it'll work and make a sound but it won't be as loud as it could be if it was wired properly with a heavy + wire coming off of your battery. Don't say" you wasn't warned".
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:13 AM   #28
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Bubba's right!! Yes it'll work and make a sound but it won't be as loud as it could be if it was wired properly with a heavy + wire coming off of your battery. Don't say" you wasn't warned".
Six months on my "Stebel" with stock wiring and no difference in sound between it and my "correctly" wired RoadStar/Stebel. We will see if the wires or horn button "burn up".
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One of the last few scoots I worked on before our Yamaha dealer retired and closed the business was a Roadstar horn button replacement. The owner ran a double trumpet Flamm air horn through it. The spring that pushes the button back up to position had melted into the button and the button no longer functioned. This was on a less than one year old Roadstar. The dealer had me install a relay and do it right free of charge to the customer. But he was a horn honker.... used it too much just to hear it I think.

By the way, I noticed that same Roadstar for sale last week. There are a lot of the first few years STAR motorcycles here still running around. I have 4 of them all 2005. The year our dealer shut down. I got some killer deals. I did have 7 from that closing. Just gave two of them away.
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One of the last few scoots I worked on before our Yamaha dealer retired and closed the business was a Roadstar horn button replacement. The owner ran a double trumpet Flamm air horn through it. The spring that pushes the button back up to position had melted into the button and the button no longer functioned. This was on a less than one year old Roadstar. The dealer had me install a relay and do it right free of charge to the customer. But he was a horn honker.... used it too much just to hear it I think.

By the way, I noticed that same Roadstar for sale last week. There are a lot of the first few years STAR motorcycles here still running around. I have 4 of them all 2005. The year our dealer shut down. I got some killer deals. I did have 7 from that closing. Just gave two of them away.
I sold my Roadstar to buy my Vaquero so when you want to give another away I'm available
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