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Horn by Csjag
Started on: 03-20-2015 01:27 PM
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Report this Post03-20-2015 01:27 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CsjagClick Here to Email CsjagSend a Private Message to CsjagEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I was snooping around my local Harbor Freight this morning and spotted a couple of different aftermarket car horns and it got me thinking. My stock Fiero horn is pretty wimpy. Has anyone fitted a louder more noticeable horn to their car? We have small and low cars so maybe a more visibly audible horn would be a good idea. Maybe a horn from a bigger GM car?
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Report this Post03-20-2015 01:50 PM Click Here to See the Profile for theogreClick Here to visit theogre's HomePageSend a Private Message to theogreEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Been covered many times.
HF and even many Parts Stores have cheap horns that won't last. Specially air horns.

You can get good OE horns thru salvage yards etc including Fiamm and Hella.

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Report this Post03-20-2015 02:23 PM Click Here to See the Profile for CsjagClick Here to Email CsjagSend a Private Message to CsjagEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I wasn't wanting to put an air horn on I was thinking more along the lines of a GM horn from a bigger vehicle like maybe my Chevy Venture. I wonder if there are any that would be plug and play?
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Advance Auto sells a high and low pair of horns that hae been reported to be the same as the Delorean horns. I have a pair on my 87 and they have been loud enough every time I needed them. Plug and Play.
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Originally posted by fierofool:

Advance Auto sells a high and low pair of horns that hae been reported to be the same as the Delorean horns. I have a pair on my 87 and they have been loud enough every time I needed them. Plug and Play.


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Originally posted by fierofool:

Advance Auto sells a high and low pair of horns that hae been reported to be the same as the Delorean horns. I have a pair on my 87 and they have been loud enough every time I needed them. Plug and Play.


I see a lot of horns listed do you happen to recall which model you are referring to? Thanks
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When I asked this (here), it was suggested by RWDPLZ to use DeLorean Horns.
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I see a lot of horns listed do you happen to recall which model you are referring to? Thanks



Sorry, but It was O'rielly, not Advance.

Wolo - Low Replacement Horn
Part # 310-2T
http://www.oreillyauto.com/...ord=horn+-+universal

Wolo - High Replacement Horn
Part # 315-2T
http://www.oreillyauto.com/...ord=horn+-+universal

Some will probably say that they're plastic and won't last, but I've had mine for years and they still work fine. They may not last long in the big cities where people use their horn more often than their brakes, though.

They use spade connectors just like our horns and both can be mounted together so you don't need to run another wire for cars previously equipped with only 1 horn. They also can be mounted on the original Fiero mounting bracket.
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I see a lot of horns listed do you happen to recall which model you are referring to? Thanks


Thanks!
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Report this Post03-22-2015 01:41 AM Click Here to See the Profile for donuteater306Click Here to Email donuteater306Send a Private Message to donuteater306Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I pulled a set of horns from an 80's Buick LeSabre, also plug n play. They're LOUD! No more Meep Meep from my Fiero.
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Tired of not getting enough respect when driving your Fiero with a factory horn?
How about this for an upgrade.... Nathan AirChime K5LA



LOL This would be funny in a Fiero...
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I have the Harbor Freight duel trumpet air horn (Fiam...spelling?).Has a European exotic sound, like a Ferrari.
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Last fall I replaced my Fiero horns with two that I got off of a 04 Grand Prix in the local pic-n-pull. I did it for the same reason, I didn't like the wimpy foreign roadster sound and didn't feel safe either. It was nice to keep it in the Pontiac family too. They sound really nice and didn't cost more than $5. If I remember correctly the wire colors were even the same after all these years. It was a simple and elegant solution.

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The '84 to '87 two tone horns are pretty piercing. If they've gone weak, try turning the little screw on the housing when the power is on. That changes the tone & volume...

The '88 single tone is lame for sure. I added an '87 low tone horn and it now produces a good blast.

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Try some working horns from the early 60's. They must of had horn wars back then. A 65 Plymouth Fury horn is guaranteed to scare the driver himself and my 60 Pontiac can still be a bit unnerving when I unintentionally bump the horn ring.

I have Delorean horns on the Fiero. Plug & Play.

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Originally posted by donuteater306:

I pulled a set of horns from an 80's Buick LeSabre, also plug n play. They're LOUD! No more Meep Meep from my Fiero.


Me too! Any of the "big boat" GMs and full-size vans and trucks will be loud.

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