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Offline Iowarider

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Has anyone installed a Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn ?
« on: September 04, 2014, 03:35:20 pm »
I am looking to replace the stock (and weak) horn on my C14 and have checked out the Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/denali-soundbomb-compact-air-horn.

YouTube has a few videos and it sounds plenty loud at 120 db but before I pull the trigger, wanted some feedback.

Thanks !

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Re: Has anyone installed a Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn ?
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2014, 03:40:13 pm »
Joe, those go by many names, mine being Badboy, which I got at an auto parts store for $35.  There is a photo shoot somewhere in the COG network, showing step by step inst as to where it was installed. Mine is just under the right side fairing cover to the right of the tank. I just plugged it into the wires from the stock horn, and it is LOUD!
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Re: Has anyone installed a Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn ?
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2014, 04:12:36 pm »
I picked up the Denali at the twisted throttle event in the spring. It's definitely loud but as for plugging it right in that didn't work for me. It blew the fuse as it pulls too many amps. I had to put in a relay which worked like a charm.
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Re: Has anyone installed a Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn ?
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2014, 04:32:20 pm »
I am looking to replace the stock (and weak) horn on my C14 and have checked out the Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/denali-soundbomb-compact-air-horn.

YouTube has a few videos and it sounds plenty loud at 120 db but before I pull the trigger, wanted some feedback.

Thanks !

Linky didn't work for me directly, but found it manually.
Same as the Wolo BadBoy, you can get tyhose at Harbor Freight on sale fr under $40.
They pull 20 amps, and do come with a 30a relay in the package.... without the relay you'll blow fuses for sure, unless you wired it other than instructed, and then I can't vouch for fuse life or wire harness life....

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Re: Has anyone installed a Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn ?
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2014, 08:40:03 pm »
Also, if you don't let it have enough amps, the decibel level won't reach the maximum level, and you want it as loud as it can be.

Mine is a Stebel, wired with Murph's Stebel harness, which has a relay built in. The hot lead is direct connected to the battery, the gound lead to the frame, and it has two connectors which attach to the OEM bike-side horn connectors and two connectors which attach to the Stebel.

This works great.
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Re: Has anyone installed a Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn ?
« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2014, 11:12:00 pm »
Thanks Man of Blues.  I have a nearby Harbor Freight right down the road and will go down in the morning on the C14 and see if they have a bad boy air horn.  Looks like it comes with a relay too.

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Re: Has anyone installed a Denali Soundbomb compact airhorn ?
« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2014, 11:38:50 pm »
This bike has a horn? I'm too busy driving to be looking for a horn button :)
Seriously I bought a air horn two years ago , I need to sell it.
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Installed a Wolo Badboy airhorn on 2013 C14 (with pictures)
« Reply #7 on: September 07, 2014, 11:19:22 pm »
After removing both side covers and spending a couple of hours trying to figure out the best place to put the Wolo Badboy airhorn, I found the perfect place on the left side of the fairing between the radiator fan and the engine itself (see photos).  I fabricated a metal "L" bracket and attached one end to the top most engine bolt and the other half to the airhorn.  Industrial-strength velcro was used to attach the relay to the plastic radiator overflow bottle.

The horn is awesome.  The bike was parked in the garage and at 8:30 PM I tested it...let's jut say my wife came running out into the garage wanting to know what that "loud sound was"....LOL