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Old 11th December 2006, 12:17   #121
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Hi fellows.
The horn of my indica went kaput. So planning to get a new one.
The criteria is
1. Should not be a Air horn as its standard horn replacement
2. Should be very very loud. Do I need twin horns for that?
Lot of people mentioned Hella Redgrill. Is it a twin horn or single horn. I am assuming its electrical. Any suggestions?
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I put in a pair of Hella "Twin Tone" yesterday (110 db), with a switch with my OEM horns @ 950. They sound like the Octavia horn, but much much louder and shrill. When the switch is off the OEM sounds and when its on the Hella comes to life. Used it only twice and seen the results...People just jump away from your way. I am happy now.
Hmmm/// I should get that for my wagonR too...

The twin tone... IS it a single horn or double???
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Hi fellows.
The horn of my indica went kaput. So planning to get a new one.
The criteria is
1. Should not be a Air horn as its standard horn replacement
2. Should be very very loud. Do I need twin horns for that?
Lot of people mentioned Hella Redgrill. Is it a twin horn or single horn. I am assuming its electrical. Any suggestions?
"Replace or supplement your existing factory horns with the very loud Hella Twin Supertone Horn kit. The Hella Twin Supertone Horn Kit contains two compact diaphragm-type horns that vibrate when triggered to produce brash sound that is 118 dB loud. One horn produces a 300 Hz low tone, while the other produces a 500 Hz high tone. The horns are compact for easy mounting in confined spaces and feature a red protective grill. The horns come with brackets for mounting. Relay and installation instructions are included with the kit."

Hella Auxiliary And Replacement Lights - Rallye 4000 500 - Expedition Exchange

think it costs 950 @ bangy

Hella Auxiliary And Replacement Lights - Rallye 4000 500 - Expedition Exchange check think link for almost all Hella products with price in $
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Old 11th December 2006, 13:47   #124
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Apparently its very difficult to get original Hellas nowadays and there's loads of fakes flooding the market. My Redgrills conked in a few months, so check carefully before you buy.
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Based on info from all, installed the ROOTS Vibrosonic pair - Rs. 790/pair. Also fixed a changeover switch to shift to the stock horn if required. Pretty good effect and I am satisfied. This will help me on my drive to Kerala. Thanks, JKdas, Zak etc
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Old 14th December 2006, 05:32   #126
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Roots horns are anyway better than Hella & Stebel in India because...

* Roots can be repaired.
* Better A.S.S
* Same level of sound & reliability like Hella
* Cheaper than Hella & Stebel
* Wide variety of Melody makers from Roots itself.
* Wide availability

And BEWARE....There are lots of fake Hellas in India.
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I got myself Bosch horns. Nothing very loud, but since its twin horn the sound is good enough. Was thinking of Hella, but the guy advised me against them due to warranty issues. Have got 6 month warranty card from Bosch with the horns.
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Old 15th December 2006, 16:34   #128
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hi all,

I paid twice the cost of what BoomShiva paid for One Stebel Nautilius, i.e 1300 for a piece! but am very happy with it, and its LOUD! i jus luv it, unfortunately i find myself using it more in the city too! ppl jus dont move outta the way! either they drive too slow blocking the entire road, or just wont let someone ahead of them, which wud hurt their ego!

BoomShiva, did u install the nautilius to run both at the same time ?? was it real LOUD? say yes, and tomorrow i am gonna do it!

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BoomShiva, did u install 2 nautilius in one car!!! ? say yes, and tomorrow i am gonna do it!
Heh heh. Yes I did. One on either side behind the front bumper. Sadly they stopped working in a few months, but while they worked, the effect was !
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Roots horns are anyway better than Hella & Stebel in India because...
* Roots can be repaired.
* Better A.S.S
* Same level of sound & reliability like Hella
* Cheaper than Hella & Stebel
* Wide variety of Melody makers from Roots itself.
* Wide availability
And BEWARE....There are lots of fake Hellas in India.
I agree to this. Any roadside tom can repair ROOTS horn. We have warranty as well. Fakes in Hella was the reason, I kept off from them. But the Hella "Redgrill" was the best I have seen. My Roots Vibrasonic will startle anyone who refuses to move out of my track. But I never use to offend. I switch it on when I am sure the vehicle in front will not budge.
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Old 4th January 2007, 23:18   #131
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I got my Stebel Nautilus for 650 bucks a month ago (maybe less) and they have gone Ka-put!! Its so sad, didn't know it wont last more than that.

Im positive about them being genuine though, don't know what went wrong.

Guys, what's the best option in high sound and realibilty?
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same happened to my stebel nautilus bout a month back
they went ka-put but slowly as water started spoiled it from inside
hyundai workshop spoiled it while cleaning the engine bay, thats the explanation my accesorywala gave me
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same happened to my stebel nautilus bout a month back
they went ka-put but slowly as water started spoiled it from inside
hyundai workshop spoiled it while cleaning the engine bay, thats the explanation my accesorywala gave me
All good car horns are sealed, water-proof units otherwise they would get spoilt everytime it rained. This explanation is nothing but crap, I think both of you got sold fake Stebel's since in most other places Stebel's are available at around rupees 1250-odd.
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I put in a pair of Hella "Twin Tone" yesterday (110 db), with a switch with my OEM horns @ 950.
Did u buy it from blore? which shop in blore ?
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All good car horns are sealed, water-proof units otherwise they would get spoilt everytime it rained. This explanation is nothing but crap, I think both of you got sold fake Stebel's since in most other places Stebel's are available at around rupees 1250-odd.
Maybe that's true but I was pretty sure cuz my dad got it for me (being in the motor part trade himself) and he knows this person for his genuine stuff. There was no water damage to my horn at all, it just went so bad. It sounds like only one tone works and other is gasping for air

What is the other LOUD option we got? (read 'also realiable')
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