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stingray
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PostSubject: Fitting 139db horn   Wed Sep 23, 2015 3:50 pm

I'm thinking of fitting one of these:


Is it easy to fit the relay that comes with it? and where is the stock horn located on the bike (M800), any other advise welcome.
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Wed Sep 23, 2015 4:32 pm

eh press the button place head near frame and listen for the loud noise!
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:18 pm

Probably behind the radiator like the intruder. You can just reach the leads with your fingers but I had to use needle nose pliers as my fingers are rather large.
Mind you putting them back on when/if you get rid of the bike may be a right pain in the arse!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Wed Sep 23, 2015 8:01 pm

stingray wrote:

 and where is the stock horn located on the bike (M800), any other advise welcome.

Yeah John behind the rad just above the fan as Peter says, Most people mount the bigger horn on the left hand side of the down spar of the frame  
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Wed Sep 23, 2015 11:01 pm

Good luck with the mod.... I switched my horn a while back.... Could barely reach the wires to pull them off (just spade  connectors) so obviously left original horn in situ but 'dead'. And yes, mine is the m800, and the horn is behind the rad.
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Thu Sep 24, 2015 7:22 pm

I did same as Mal and as Sim says.
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stingray
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:35 pm

Cheers guys,  think I,ll order one 2moz.
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:00 pm

Hi John

This may help - Horn Fitting
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Tue Oct 13, 2015 2:08 pm

I've just read that Nippy Normans the BMW parts seller has new stocks of the Stebel 139db horn for sale at about £50-. I'll see if I can find the proper link later ok?
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Thu Oct 15, 2015 8:48 pm

The web address for the horns is :-

www.nippynormans.com & they are found under HORNS at £39-00 + P&P.
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:04 pm

Cheers Pete 
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:03 pm

Thanks pete, ordered, you on commission?
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:21 pm

Don't forget to fit a relay or you'll melt your horn switch - resulting in you having to replace the whole switchgear assembly.
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:20 am

The kit should come with a relay as did mine & no Justin not on commission seeing as it's a BMW parts seller.
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:22 pm

Mine arrived yesterday, any pointers on where to fit it!!  I know the norm is the top frame bolt on the left side but I cant due to massive engine guard any other options before I start making plates up. thanks
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:29 pm

I'd accept that you're going to need to knock up a basic bracket to fit where you said Justin, - unfortunately, it's the best location for routing the cables & picking up a feed from the existing horn.  All you need is a piece of flat steel about 1" x 3" 

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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Tue Oct 20, 2015 5:53 pm

Thanks Dave, that's what I thought. Did you run the neg back to the battery or just used a o connector and put it behind the screw going into the frame? the existing horns didn't have a neg terminal the connection to the frame acted as the earth.
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PostSubject: Re: Fitting 139db horn   Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:05 pm

I ran it directly to the battery as mine came with heavy gauge wire
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