tallackn
Hey,

I would like to replace the OEM horn on my 2018 Scout with something louder, but do not want to go to the trouble of wiring up new power or preparing a new mount.

Does anyone know of something louder that can mount in the OEM location and use the OEM wiring?
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OzOldie
Does the OEM wiring go through a relay? Or is it power to switch then to horn?

The latter limits you on what you can add (due to the current limitations of the switch, a loud horn can draw 20 amps), if it goes through a relay already then (apart from the relay limits) you can change to almost anything (Denali sound bomb is great)

You'd need to find out "relay or not" first.
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Vagabond
This is what i put on mine. Needed a small notch cut/filed out of mounting plate that came with it but was a 2min job.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/STEBEL-MAGNUM-HIGH-POWER-SINGLE-ELECTRIC-HORN-12V-136dB-LOUD-MOTORCYCLE-CAR-4X4/263890831175?hash=item3d711e8747:g:UM8AAOSwdGFYr6-A
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tallackn
@Vagabond That looks perfect.  It only draws 6A at 12V.  I can't find a dedicated fuse in the fusebox for the horn, and I don't see a relay for it anywhere, so I can only assume it is drawing power through the horn button directly.  If you wired yours through there without a relay to draw power directly from the battery, I'd imagine it works just fine.  🙂

I am worried about fitting it in there though.  The dimensions for that horn 85W x 90L x 60H and it is really tight under there.  But if you got yours in then I guess I should be able to also.

It goes in for its breakin service next week.  I'll see if the dealer is prepared to do it for me.  Save me the trouble of doing it.  😉
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Vagabond
tallackn wrote:
@Vagabond That looks perfect.  It only draws 6A at 12V.  I can't find a dedicated fuse in the fusebox for the horn, and I don't see a relay for it anywhere, so I can only assume it is drawing power through the horn button directly.  If you wired yours through there without a relay to draw power directly from the battery, I'd imagine it works just fine.  🙂

I am worried about fitting it in there though.  The dimensions for that horn 85W x 90L x 60H and it is really tight under there.  But if you got yours in then I guess I should be able to also.

It goes in for its breakin service next week.  I'll see if the dealer is prepared to do it for me.  Save me the trouble of doing it.  😉


She fits in and uses all existing wiring and connections.
I'll get a photo for you later so you can see how it fits ðŸ‘
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tallackn
That'll be awesome.  That way I don't have to waste any time trying to work out how to make it fit.  I can just copy you!  🙂
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Vagabond
Hope these help
IMG_20190102_161724.jpg  IMG_20190102_161743.jpg  IMG_20190102_161832.jpg 
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MickB
The Stebel single horn is pretty much useless at speed and it hangs a little too low and will clip a speed hump - spoken from experience. 

Best id the stebel air horn and it needs a relay. 

You blast anyone with this bad boy and they’ll think it’s a B double coming up on them. 
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tallackn
@MickB  Where did you mount the air horn?  Do you have pic that you can share?
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Vagabond
MickB wrote:
The Stebel single horn is pretty much useless at speed and it hangs a little too low and will clip a speed hump - spoken from experience. 

Best id the stebel air horn and it needs a relay. 

You blast anyone with this bad boy and they’ll think it’s a B double coming up on them. 


The stebel magnum does sit low as you can see in the photos but after 30000+km of riding can't say I've ever clipped anything with it 😉
The stebel air horn (nautilus compact???https://www.autoelec.com.au/stebel-nautilus-compact-12-volt-air-horn-139db-mot) is definitely louder but also a little bigger.

Here's a couple of videos to show difference between all 3.

Stock horn vs magnum


Nautilus

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