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Ok... what are thoughts on louder aftermarket horns?
If you have on you like, what is it? Also, will it fit on Biggie? ('00 Road Star Silverado)

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I just put a FIAMM Freeway Blaster on my Royal Star

it only takes 6A so it does not need an additional relay to run off the battery

The mounting was not the same as the OEM bracket, but it was not hard to adapt it.

Noticeably louder and a lower frequency tone. $15 on Amazon.

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Ok... what are thoughts on louder aftermarket horns?
If you have on you like, what is it? Also, will it fit on Biggie? ('00 Road Star Silverado)

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I have a Bad Boy air horn on my
SVTC. It’s definitely louder than stock. I think anything you can do to be seen or heard is a plus.
No idea though if it will fit on your Silverado. Relatively inexpensive. About $34 at Harbor Freight Tools.
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a louder horn will do more to 'save' you than louder exhaust


is the "here me" title of this thread supposed to be ironic? or just a typo?
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is the "here me" title of this thread supposed to be ironic? or just a typo?
Wish I could say it was ironic. But, autocorrect changed it. And I rarely proofread. It makes for some interesting conversations.

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I have a Bad Boy air horn on my
SVTC. Itís definitely louder than stock. I think anything you can do to be seen or heard is a plus.
No idea though if it will fit on your Silverado. Relatively inexpensive. About $34 at Harbor Freight Tools.
Did you need any additional wiring? Or relays?

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I have a Bad Boy air horn on my
SVTC. It’s definitely louder than stock. I think anything you can do to be seen or heard is a plus.
No idea though if it will fit on your Silverado. Relatively inexpensive. About $34 at Harbor Freight Tools.
Did you need any additional wiring? Or relays?

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It comes WITH a relay, and YES you will have to use it.
I tried just tying it in to the existing horn circuit directly and it blew the fuse. Too much draw. You’ll have to run a dedicated and fused wire (will need to get an automotive water proof fuse wire from auto parts) to the relay, chassis ground the other wire from the horn and use the horn circuit to activate the relay.
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If you know how much current the horn draws you can look up the fuse specs in the Yamaha Factory Service Manual for your bike, and see which circuit the horn is on looking at the schematic (if its not listed in the fuse section)

Thats one reason I got the FIAMM, it only draws 6A (stock horn was 4A) and its on the 10A "signals and horn" fuse.
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That is one of those things that can't be too loud
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I just purchased the Wolo Bug Boy Chrome Air Horn (519) & a wiring kit. I will update all when it arrives & install it.

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