Better horn for the nomad? - Kawasaki Vulcan Forum : Vulcan Forums
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-08-2015, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 2
Better horn for the nomad?

I have my newly purchased 2005 Nomad that I have been riding almost every day that I rode it...Today I was heading home during rush hour and an F150 nearly cut me off- I laid on the horn and then I remembered how terrible the horn on this thing is...I could not even tell if it made a noise at highway speeds. I don't know if that is normal for the stock horn or if mine is on the way out but all i know is I want to put in the loudest thing i can fit easily (no remote compressors)! I want something that will mount up fairly easily. Are there any good suggestions?
luke000 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-08-2015, 04:18 PM
BOTM Winner
August 2015
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 283
Check these out... compressor and relay built right into it...
I have the Mini Beast 5. It has the smallest dimensions of the ones they make. Costs the least, too!!! 136 decibels...

A lot of people are using the Bad Boy Wolo horn. You will need to add a relay to protection your horn switch with it though. 123.5 decibels...

Last edited by ol' school; 07-08-2015 at 05:39 PM.
ol' school is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-10-2015, 12:58 PM
Senior Member
Sidewalkman's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Delta, BC
Year/Make/Model: 2004 Vulcan Classic
Displacement/CC's: 1600
Color: Metallic Canyon Silver ( it's not Mauve dammit)
Gender: Male
Posts: 181
I've got a Stebel airhorn, pretty small, 2 tone, built I compressor and about 35.00.

It's got good tone and is about twice as loud as stock.
Sidewalkman is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-01-2015, 02:48 PM
Junior Member
mt602ct's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Wolcott, CT
Posts: 11
I put this on this year.
Ear Cannon Air Horn :: Aerostich Motorcycle Jackets, Suits, Clothing, & Gear

Used the relay kit as well. I can say I have woken up a few idiots with it. My kids (5 & 3) also run out of the house when I get home to hit the horn button. Just not in the garage.
mt602ct is offline  
Sponsored Links

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Which bobber looks better and retains value better? Suprarob The Bobber, Ratbike, Chopper Connection! 14 04-12-2016 04:09 PM
Air Horn for Nomad mwt ski Vulcan 1700 12 08-31-2011 03:24 PM
relocated horn with linbar installation now horn doesn't work?? Swatcop Vulcan 900 5 05-04-2011 09:13 AM
Is the 1600 Nomad much better for two-up travel then the 1600 Classic? Humbucker Vulcan 1600 10 02-26-2011 12:16 AM
Better Horn? cdneh Vulcan 1700 30 06-28-2010 07:52 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome