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Old 05-02-2006, 01:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Some of you may laugh at this, but would anyone agree with me that the horns on our cars are, well, very wimpy??? I dont honk my horn often, but when I do... I want people to know im pissed! My friends '91 regal has a sweet horn. haha has anyone tried putting a non-oem horn on their car? will it work?
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Yes... it will work... simple electronics.

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Old 05-02-2006, 01:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i actually think its a manly horn... i like it...
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Old 05-02-2006, 01:48 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I figured it would. I just feel like a pussy when I use it. haha
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haha.. maybe one of the two horns are out.. there are two horns located in the car, one has a higer pitch one a lower pitch, maybe your lower pitch horn is not working, or not even in the car, as i noticed you have a CAI, usually some require you to remove the second horn or extend wiring and relocate it.

mine is wimpy too but i dont care, i usually dont use it much.
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ya im pretty sure you can take a horn from anything and put it in there... haha gimmie pics if u rig up one from a semi...
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Old 05-02-2006, 03:05 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Um... thats a bit intense... i was thinking just a little deeper, not an air horn. lol. i would not mess w/ someone that had one of those though!
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:lol::lol::lol: thats a good one... if i see any person that drives a bmw with this horn, i think id shoot the red neck right in the throat...
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Yeah, I'm thinking it must be broken too, cause I quite enjoy the sound of mine. If you want to hear a really wimpy horn, try an Escort ZX2.
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Some of you may laugh at this, but would anyone agree with me that the horns on our cars are, well, very wimpy??? I dont honk my horn often, but when I do... I want people to know im pissed! My friends '91 regal has a sweet horn. haha has anyone tried putting a non-oem horn on their car? will it work?
If you care enough to do so, make a sound clip or take some video that includes the sound of your horn. We'll tell you if it sounds broken or not. Maybe someone else can upload a sound clip of theirs. I quite like mine.

I won't feel very manly if it turns out whate we consider adequate you consider, well... pussy-ish
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