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Old 05-19-2009
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NEED HELP! Where to mount Nathan k3's

Just got them!
there amazing!
and huuuuuge!

i know theres like 3 or 4 of you guys that have them, searches didnt help me at all.

any advice?
where should i mount and how?
pics would be great!

enough talk...
here they are!

rough pic, will get more tomorrow
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Holy crap! I'm a getting mine on Tuesday next week, but they're going right where the spare tire used to be since I can't fit a 35in tire there.

Where did you get yours? How much?
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Nice
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Yeah, mount them where the spare tire is supposed to be like in my tutorial that was linked above for my smaller horns.
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which way do you guys face them?
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which way do you guys face them?
It's all personal preference, some people like forward and others like back. It doesn't matter too much with Nathans really, since they are so loud. But really the best way to face them is so the opening in the bells face straight down since that is supposed to make them the loudest and even sounding in any direction.
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mine currently face forward, i might try to fab up a bracket and point them down a little
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Mine are going to point forward. That seems to scare people the most lol

PICS PICS PICS!!!!

How much did you pay for them and where?

I love the black and green man. That's wicked!
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ya wont believe me if i told ya..
...fine ill tell ya

i paid $450 SHIPPEDTO MY DOOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Not too bad...

How bout $100 for my nathan P3's shipped to my door? lol THANKS BEARD!
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got your new horns on yet tre?
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i got my K3LAs mounted where my gas tank used to be so that wont help you any...

id just be careful putting those under the truck like that will screw up the paint but if your not worried about that then go for it..

id get them as much out of sight as you can because its only 4 bolts and they can be stolen quick! id make it a PAIN to get them out..figure somethingout if you can get to the top of the bolts tac weld them on or something they sell bolts that when they tighen the strip out and you gotta cut them its a pain on your end but if somebody trys to steal then its fine..

what are you using for air? tanks? compressors? your going to want BIG i can tell you that..or your compressors will be running like crazy

you should of bought mine! ive got htem for sale!!!

no Nathan manifold? eh lol you can find those on ebay every once and a while for like 100 bucks..

since they arent all together you can seperate and put them all over the truck..wont mess with the sound to much
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Just finished ordering up my 1/2in air solenoid (Blitzluft) for $35 shipped off eBay.

Horns get here tuesday

New Glowshift 200psi 7 color LED gauge is already here...

I'm hoping by friday I'll have everything all done and pics! I'll take a before and after video of the horns and air valve differences!
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Woohoo that means I should have horns by next weekend too! My girlfriend has already gotten over it Tre, all this weekend shes been saying you need your horns everytime someone does something stupid in front of me haha
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Haha and my gf has been saying I bet you had your train horns for that one don't you? lol
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ive yet to mount them
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What is the deal with train horns? I guess I just don't get it. Known a couple of guys with 'em, and I still don't get it.
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scare the **** out of people lol
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What is the deal with train horns? I guess I just don't get it. Known a couple of guys with 'em, and I still don't get it.
I use mine like a normal horn, only people I scare are my friends lol.
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They're just plain BA... Not many people have real train horns on their trucks...

Chris... Here's an idea:

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I drilled out the pattern for the horn base to 3/4in and put a 5/8 bolt, 1.5in long through all 4 holes and used a hole saw and cut out that area on the base for the fittings.. I think it was a 1.5in hole saw.

Just lettin you know..
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