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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 11-04-2014, 11:45 AM
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Gotta have one - they have saved me a few times for sure!

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I just installed one on my C50T. I used the same bolt and at Home Depot got a stainless U bolt to use only the 2" long part that go across the bolt (the holes are exactly the size I needed, no drilling). I love this upgrade!ImageUploadedByMO Free1424821599.981056.jpg


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I have had one of these horns for a few years, because I hate that little crap horn that comes stock on most motorcycles. The only problem is I have never taken the initiative to install the thing because I felt like it would be more of a pain than I already feel in my lower back side. After watching this video, I think I can handle it. And since I'm riding in South Korea again (where the cagers try even harder to kill bikers), I really need this!

As for the issue of shorting out the horn in the rain, I wonder if a rubber (or soft plastic) cap over the horn, with the wires fed through the bottom would work to prevent that. Something similar to the positive battery terminal cap is what I'm thinking about.
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I had a couple on my C50 -- can't remember exactly what product I used, but I coated the connections with a tube of silicone to protect them. It kept the connections dry and no worries about them coming loose. I mounted mine up fairly high too (bracket connected to the top bolt of my Cobra bars) which probably helped keep it out of the road spray. I rode in plenty of rain and never had a problem, but after about 2 years my first one came apart and seemed to either lose its seal or short out immediately. The second was still working when I sold the bike and probably had about 30,000 miles on it.
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I got lucky on my install and located some marine grade electrical connectors. They're crimp-ons but I soldered them anyway. I used a short length of black vinyl 1/2 inch to route the wires, and the relay's got a matching set of connectors there too. Everythings sealed with RTV and there ain't any wires to look at.
I hate wires.
They are so hard to eliminate properly.
If I didn't need them, I wouldn't have them.

Enjoy the horns. They will get anyones attention.

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WOLO horn moisture exposure

As a retired power plant electrician I can recommend this product for sealing exposed wiring & connectors.

Glyptal red enamel insulating coating
. Pricey? Very.

Plan B: use nail polish.

Hope this helps.

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