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Old 04-26-2012, 06:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Insight Horn Replacement Options?

Besides the Accord Upgrade, has anyone installed an aftermarket horn on their Insights? If so, which one?
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I used a horn from a volvo. It sounds louder and more meaty than stock. I thought about adding 4 horns with a relay, going for 4 hellas, the air horn thing, then of course the train horn or the one that blows dixie.

In all honestly you should use your steering wheel to avoid stuff, than stop n blow at them. Thats what they taught at the drivers points course I took.


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Old 04-26-2012, 11:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I used a horn from a volvo. It sounds louder and more meaty than stock. I thought about adding 4 horns with a relay, going for 4 hellas, the air horn thing, then of course the train horn or the one that blows dixie.

In all honestly you should use your steering wheel to avoid stuff, than stop n blow at them. Thats what they taught at the drivers points course I took.


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Can you post a video of how your Volvo Horn sounds?
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:05 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Open window, cut off a Volvo and listen...
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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R U Serious?!?!?!?! I need a good excuse to waste energy like that. Maybe I will be at a shopping center where people set off their car alarms and Ill join in with hitting my panic button or tapping the arm button repetitively.


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Can you post a video of how your Volvo Horn sounds?
Would a blind person be able to hear the horn if he couldn't see the video?

Maybe a recording would be better?
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Would a blind person be able to hear the horn if he couldn't see the video?

Maybe a recording would be better?
LOL


I'm probably going to install a horn from a Honda Accord. I've watched the videos on You Tube and it sounds pretty good. Better than the "meep meep" of the Insight Horn.
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It would be easier for me to do a you tube video, but come on...

I have 2 pick n pull junk yards near me and I just grabbed a few horns. They let me have them for next to nothing.

I think Harbor Freight sells horns too if you want to get an air or Ou-ga style one.


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I ordered an Accord Low horn today. When I get it and am ready to install it, I'll post a before and after video; to compare the sounds.
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Let us know how it effects your mpg.


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