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Offline woody_nj

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Very "quickie" question about horn wiring
« on: December 06, 2015, 01:22:28 am »
I purchased a pre-made wiring harness for my new double stebel horns.  The wiring advertisement states that this is a very simple "plug n play" set up.  The horns plug into the double ended horn hook ups.  The one end plugs into where the old horn plugged into, and the other end plugs into the battery and ground.  There's a relay and a fuse.  Seems idiot proof - even for me.......

Does this sound Kosher?  Has anyone used these pre-made harnesses and is there anything I need to look out for?  Anything specific to this bike vs others?

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Re: Very "quickie" question about horn wiring
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2015, 02:15:26 am »
Woody,
It sounds like a plug and play relay harness. Very simple and straight-forward. So, plug and play/honk away! Make sure the relay is mounted such that water cannot get into it.

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Re: Very "quickie" question about horn wiring
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2015, 03:53:00 am »
I got the pre-fab wiring harness for the dual Stebel horns - probably the same setup you've got.  Doing the mechanical mounting of the horns with the screws and nuts was way more complicated than the electrical part.
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Re: Very "quickie" question about horn wiring
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2015, 12:37:57 pm »
Agree with Old Steve. It sounds reasonable. Cables may need to be cut to length it is not specifically a Connie harness. Other than that, what you describe is all there is to wiring a horn. I left the old horn in place. And as Old Steve said ... the mechanical mounting is harder than the electrical.
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Re: Very "quickie" question about horn wiring
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2015, 02:17:17 pm »
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Re: Very "quickie" question about horn wiring
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2015, 05:45:34 am »
Has anyone used these pre-made harnesses and is there anything I need to look out for?
How about starting with WHERE you bought the harness? ;D  Then others might answer your question. But I'm interested to see if I can use it to install dual electric Piaa 'sport horns' instead. Thx.
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Re: Very "quickie" question about horn wiring
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2015, 10:51:08 am »
Got the harness from Cycle Terminal only because Murph's Kits was back ordered.  The website is

http://www.cycleterminal.com/horn-kits.html

Haven't had a chance to install yet as been waiting on other parts to do other projects all at same time

Wood