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Old 20-03-17, 09:48 AM   #11
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I've moved my standard horn to in front of the radiator. I bent the thin OEM bracket into an L shape and bolted it to the rad cover screw.

It's stopped my horn being cooked by the front cyl and radiator and it now actually works while being ridden.
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Old 20-03-17, 10:51 AM   #12
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Yeah, twice I've pulled up alongside a car and tooted my standard horn and they haven't noticed at all.
Is that cos they can't hear it over the exhaust?
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Old 20-03-17, 02:14 PM   #13
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Mine didn't like being behind the rad either, I have the lower fairings so sculpted a bracket (Bent a random bit of scrap metal I found in the garage) so that it sits to the side of the rad. Works as it should now.
Obviously the fairing hides it's ugliness. Function over form.
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Old 20-03-17, 02:23 PM   #14
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...mounted on a custom bracket...
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...Bent a random bit of scrap metal I found in the garage...
Don't give away the trade secrets!
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Old 20-03-17, 02:31 PM   #15
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I got a mini Denali sound bomb for the Street Triple R but when restoring my CBR1000F I got a twin pack of snail horns from 2 Wheel Junkie for 7.50. Due to them being twin tone they sounded superb.
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Old 20-03-17, 02:42 PM   #16
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Is that cos they can't hear it over the exhaust?
Nah, mine's standard so too quiet.
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Old 20-03-17, 09:39 PM   #17
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That's more or less the problem, I'll have a look tonight.
I rode mine until it got warm and the horn stopped working, then adjusted the screw until it worked again. Then allowed it to cool and checked it still worked. Once it was adjusted so it carried on working hot and cold it was all good.
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Old 21-03-17, 08:13 AM   #18
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I rode mine until it got warm and the horn stopped working, then adjusted the screw until it worked again. Then allowed it to cool and checked it still worked. Once it was adjusted so it carried on working hot and cold it was all good.
Bang on budget!
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Old 21-03-17, 02:42 PM   #19
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Stebel Nautilus for the win. Easy to fit and long lasting.

Used them for years.
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Old 22-03-17, 09:21 AM   #20
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at the minute I'll be following the cheapest route to passing my MOT
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