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Train Horn installed!

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by IGOR, Dec 31, 2006.

  1. IGOR

    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Nathan P3 - installed in my 02 GMC Crew.

    I mounted a 5 gallon sausage air tank over the wheel well in the bed of the truck. Hopefully going to get a Viair compressor in the next few weeks. - but for now just filling it with my home air.

    The pics show 3/8 air line - I have since switched to 1/2" - and I need a different valve - that valve is for the 4th axle on a dump truck - to drop the axle when the truck is loaded - either I just have a bad valve or it's not designed to run over 150 psi - cause it starts leaking out the exhaust at higher PSIs - so that will be replaced soon too!

    This thing rocks - I hooked it to my stock horn and have it on a switch - so I can hit the panic button on my keys from across the parking lot and get a short LOUD toot! :D :D

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  2. Chrisblazzer89

    Chrisblazzer89 1/2 ton status

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    NICE now you should let me know where I can get one for my truck! :D
     
  3. obijuan

    obijuan 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    i am so envious cause you got that so cheap too.... man i want one!
     
  4. dhcomp

    dhcomp 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    sweet. Is this an on road only truck? Are you worried about crap getting inside it?
     
  5. IGOR

    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Yes & yes

    This is my daily driver - I faced it towards the back for that reason - but I'd like to get some bonnets for the chimes - I've seen them on Ebay
     
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    Hmmmm. I see the horns can't be separated without some fabbing. I was looking at the space in the fender. Two on one side and the third in the other fender:D

    I don't think you really have to worry about crap getting inside. They should blow out anything short of packed & dried mud:haha:
     
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    DEMON44 Low-Tech Redneck

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    No air system components are designed to operate above 150psi that I've ever seen. And even 150 psi is high for air.
     
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    Slapperbar Retired Navy NDT Examiner Premium Member

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    150 is still technically low pressure iirc.
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I got to get me one of those.
     
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    colbystephens 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    go out and honk your horn, let me see if i can hear it from my house. :D

    i'll be in west linn at about 2 today - honk your horn then, i bet i will be able to hear it. :D
     
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    Check out hornblasters.com I bought one of their horn kits, and it is LOUD.
     
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    damn man that is crazy. i love the way it looks. that thing is sweet i want one so bad!!!!!
     
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    Friend of mine did that to his dump truck. Damn thing will scare the hell outta ya'. :D
     
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    i think its a really badass idea, fun for sure. i dont agree with what those retards are doin at hornblasters.com though. just check out the videos and youll see what i mean
     
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    that cat was funny!!! but no im not a fan of scaring the **** out of random people... just to easy to make people really pissed off. i would do it to my friends....
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    Yeah that was kinda focked up especially the people on the trike...
     
  18. IGOR

    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    LOL - my wife took my truck out today with her sister - and they were driving around scaring people - just like Hornblasters - I just shook my head

    Told her she's going to get arrested.

    My coworkers are starting a pool to see how long before I get:

    A) arrested
    B) a huge ticket
    C) all of the above
     
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    Slapperbar Retired Navy NDT Examiner Premium Member

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    I still gotta get one for my 'Burb. Nothin' says "get the Fook outta' my way!" like a train horn.
     
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    IGOR 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Yeah - I don't know that they would work if they were all seperated - I'm sure they would blow - but you might lose some of that nice train "tone."

    I googled train horn stuff last night - and found all kinds of weird websites. There was one where there was a guy analyzing the notes in the chords by changing the chime placement within the horn. - I would like to get a K5LA next though - those things are bada$$
     

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