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Old 06-15-2010, 12:17 PM
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anyone have any experience with the installation of train horns? im planning on purchasing some for my truck in the near future, but dont know really where to start....like where to mount the compressor, the air tank, or the horns...
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Old 06-15-2010, 12:21 PM
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I've seen it done before on bigger trucks. With the size of the tank you'll need, I'm thinking you need to have the parts in hand and just experiment from there.
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RoadrunnerRam has a set on his. Horn goes on front bumper, and depending on the tank and compressor they can mount to the frame
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LOL, wow things brings me back to my younger days when I had one of these. I think I bought mine from JC Whitney. It was on my old *cough* ford and was the pull string style (trucker style). I mounted the horns on my roof by cutting out a small 2"x2" square into the cab. Ran the pull lever line into the cab and secured it behind me to the cab frame. Since there was a hole, I ran the air line between the two sheets of steel down to below my seat where there was an opening that I was able to fish the line out under the cab. The air compressor and tank mounted under the body of the cab just under the drivers seat. I was able to get about a solid 45 sec blast from that little tank before it puttered out. Of course I would NEVER cut my hood now and just opt for the switch button or electric horn version of it and probably mount the horns inside my grill between the grill and the radiator. I would think there would be sufficient room if you put them sideways. Let us know how they turn out!
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Not sure on the 4th gen layout under the hood, but you should have enough room for the horn in front of the bumper, then where ever it is convenient for the compressor mount it up! not sure on the size of compressor so that will be the deciding factor!
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I'm all over this as soon as I get some extra funds!!!! I'll have to have an old Seagraves Fire Engine sputter horn though!
The question is - Where do you mount the tank? I'll have to have enough tank to fill a tire just to justify having on-board air!!!! In fact, that should be the first line item on the request to the wife under "Roadside Safety" with the air horn being 'gravy'! !!!
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I'd love to have one myself, but good luck on your install man, just be sure to keep us posted, preferably with pics or a soundclip!

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