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More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby OmegaZ27 » Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:31 pm

Has anyone ever changed their horn? I find the stock horn to be a little wimpy sounding. Any recommendations?

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby nadger » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:02 am

I just chuckled when I saw this post. The very first thing my missus said about my new caddy was just how "feminine" the horn was :lol:

I will be watching this thread with baited breath for someone to give you (us) an answer :mrgreen:

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby OzCaddy » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:20 am

Go blow an Amarok , that should do it for you (lol) it is a pretty impressive noise :lol:
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At least I think thats what she said

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby dan@biali » Wed Jan 08, 2014 9:22 am

My brothers Touran is as weak so an upgrade will need to come from somewhere else. I assume its because it's single tone that makes it sound so pathetic whereas my Golf has twin tone and sounds much better. Would it be as simple as fitting the twin horns from another model? Would we have extra wiring or electrical upgrades to do also?
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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby Banditbarron » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:05 am

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby dubvan » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:10 am

Not bad, Dave. I was thinking something ore like this.....

http://youtu.be/U7A9Y5dwPHI

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby Banditbarron » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:23 am

If thats a truck horn or ship horn it'll need compressed air or steam to operate it i guess?
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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby caddyirl » Wed Jan 08, 2014 10:38 am

it will be interesting to see what people suggest it was the first thing i though of when i pressed the horn, maybe rally horn would do the trick.... :mrgreen:

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby Carper » Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:13 pm

These are very loud, had them fitted to a motorcycle, they made people jump when used.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CAR-TRUCK-VAN ... 27dbacc709

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby Mr. P » Wed Jan 08, 2014 12:39 pm

A mate of mine had truck horn with air tank in the back of his Astra van, middle of Plymouth on a busy hot day..... People jumping everywhere.

I keep looking at changing the horn and it would be easy to run dual horn.
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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby OmegaZ27 » Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:45 pm

Carper wrote:These are very loud, had them fitted to a motorcycle, they made people jump when used.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CAR-TRUCK-VAN ... 27dbacc709

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Is that a legitimate copy of the Stebel Nautilus?

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby Carper » Wed Jan 08, 2014 4:52 pm

Not sure if its legit, mine was an original but you can't seem to get them any more. Noticed Fiamm are doing a Nautilus horn that also looks very similar.

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby andy_cool » Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:05 pm

nadger wrote:I just chuckled when I saw this post. The very first thing my missus said about my new caddy was just how "feminine" the horn was :lol:

I will be watching this thread with baited breath for someone to give you (us) an answer :mrgreen:
Ha ha, I laughed to myself when I saw "more aggressive horn".

When I first got my Caddy, I went to pick up my mate, and when I used to horn to get the attention of someone I know, me and my mate just looked at each other and burst out laughing.

My mate who has a T4 has a yankie doodle horn, and I have purchased a Dixie horn for my T4. The Caddy however is keeping its wimpy horn.

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby D4RK1 » Wed Jan 08, 2014 6:10 pm

Mk5 gti has a decent "get the Geoff outta the way fool" noise to it. Should get one cheap enough.

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Re: More aggressive sounding horn?

Postby OmegaZ27 » Sat Jan 11, 2014 4:45 pm

Carper wrote:Not sure if its legit, mine was an original but you can't seem to get them any more. Noticed Fiamm are doing a Nautilus horn that also looks very similar.

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That copy looks pretty good. Found a few links here in Germany as well. And the sound is pretty decent:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nP9_duu5FL0


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