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Old 20th December 2010, 21:40   #1006
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Easiest way out is to install a Relay for horns.
Also its Time to get the battery checked
Check if there's a tuning nut on back of these horns, they can be adjusted to match the voltage which is available to them while your stuff is running, but in most cases installing a Relay would solve the issue.
ghpk, I'll check the battery first. Then the relays. My car already has horn relays. It's an unbranded one, may be replacing with a branded one might solve the issue.

I don't think adjusting the screws at the back of horn would be good idea. I really like the sound now, don't want to fiddle with it.

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had a pair of Hellas as my secondary horn but they are busted now.was thinking of getting another pair but was wondering if theres anything else worth checking out.ned something LOUD..
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Old 30th December 2010, 20:07   #1008
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Can someone suggest me with a louder horn for my Xylo(E8 - Sept 2009)?

I am quite ok with the stock horn in my car but on highways and on ghats, on more than a few occassions i have found this to be "mild" for "casual" trucks and other drivers.

so, i wish to add a louder(not really looking for one that is loudest and is not legal) controlled by a switch that i can toggle to use the stock ones in city(or even on highways for gentle fellow drivers!)

Appreciate your inputs on this as i am planning for a west coast + ghats trip in end of dec.

-Deepak
I am looking for something similar too for my Xylo. Checked at an accessory store today. Roots Windtone -550+100 for relay, maybe some money for installation. The other was a disc type Bosch, 1500 for a pair. Personally I felt the windtone sounded better. Any help will be appreciated.
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Old 30th December 2010, 20:15   #1009
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got my self a pair of red grill's (a lil expensive at 1200 bucks) and they sound great!.
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Old 30th December 2010, 20:32   #1010
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Bought a Stebel Nautilus yesterday, ooh i just love that note .. costs INR 1100.
Hella red-grilles from 3 years still lay behind the front grill.
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Too many pages and posts to read to try to figure out if my question is answered. Hence, putting it again

What is the loudest meanest badest horn that i can buy in the market today. Brand and price appreciated. For a sedan ;-)
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Old 30th December 2010, 23:04   #1012
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Too many pages and posts to read to try to figure out if my question is answered. Hence, putting it again

What is the loudest meanest badest horn that i can buy in the market today. Brand and price appreciated. For a sedan ;-)
Roots vibrosonic should do the job. Costs around 1500-1800 with relay,toggle switch and fitment. And by the way it is illegal as well.
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Old 2nd January 2011, 22:52   #1013
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Got a pair of Minda trumpet ones (similar to Roots wingtone) for my RX100 today. It was fun using it on the road - For a change, I wish someone slows down in front of me
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Anything that fits my description and falls within the legal limit? Just a second choice to consider
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got my self a pair of red grill's (a lil expensive at 1200 bucks) and they sound great!.
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Bought a Stebel Nautilus yesterday, ooh i just love that note .. costs INR 1100.
Hella red-grilles from 3 years still lay behind the front grill.
Do the red grilles give the Merc/Skoda sound? I have Hella trumpets, and they are on their last stages, so want to change them. I dont want anything tooo loud, but of course louder than stock.

What do the Stebel horns sound like?

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I am using the Roots Vibrasonic in my Baleno.... costed me Rs.1100/- including wiring harness , relay, 2-way switch and installation. It sound loud, but I use the OE Grey Hellas in city limits. No issues fo the past 5 Yrs. Its loud !!!
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I've recently bought roots windtone horn for Rs.500, total costs including the installation was Rs.800. It is placed below grille in my fiesta. It sounds a lot now.
Roots windtones cost Rs350-380 in Delhi.Hella Relay + bolt on wiring kit costs 100Rs. I too installed them in December.

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Red grills are not trumpet types.They don't produce the Skoda sound but are ear- splitting loud. Another advantage of trumpet type horns is that very less sound is heard inside the cabin(if installed properly) & they don't numb the eardrums of the people outside.

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Ok. If I were to go out and buy one horn today (fairly on the outer boundary of the legal limit) and i want it to be again 'ear splitting', what would one recommend

I am sick of people honking to no end behind me at times, even if there is a mile of traffic ahead of me. They just have to keep on making their presence felt. So I politely let them overtake and then would love to speak in their own language

Hence, to do that I need to 'aquire' the language of loud sound
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Ok. If I were to go out and buy one horn today (fairly on the outer boundary of the legal limit) and i want it to be again 'ear splitting', what would one recommend

I am sick of people honking to no end behind me at times, even if there is a mile of traffic ahead of me. They just have to keep on making their presence felt. So I politely let them overtake and then would love to speak in their own language

Hence, to do that I need to 'aquire' the language of loud sound
Get a pair of Roots Vibrosonic or Supersonic, Both are good at making business boom at the E.N.T specialist's. And like I said they are illegal. But you wont be able to give more than a loud squeak if you want to adhere to the law. Choice is yours.
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Thanks Jalex77. Will go in for these. Anyway, will use this only under extremely frustrating circumstances ;-)
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