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Old 05-06-2017
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Icon7 2011 Ranger Horn sucks

my 2011 Ranger horn sucks in that it is wimpy.

My new beetle horn is more effective than the Ranger.

What is the decibel rating for a factory Ranger horn?

The maximum decibel range is 118 I believe; what would be an acceptable level? I don't need a locomotive level LOL.

What is the polarity of the Ranger's horn?

Can I put a Cadillac horn on the Ranger?
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I cannot answer your questions, but I have a 2009 Ranger and the horn on that baby is loud as heck.
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You can mount any horn onto the Ranger that you can find.

The horn will be located either between the header panel (where grille and lights are) and the core support where the header panel bolts onto, or one under the battery tray. There's one spade connector (+12) that connects to the horn(s) and it grounds out through it's mounting.

As long as the horns your replacing have +12 in and ground (provided they fit somewhere) they'll work. I have two sets of dual f150 horns on mine, four in total. Loud! Since I have four horns, I used a relay, but if you just want a dual note horn like F150s, Explorers and some Rangers come stock with you shouldn't need any extra wiring.
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Horn's pretty weak in my 2010 too.
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Had a pair of these in my TR7, very loud and nice sounding.
The draw back is that the air pumps ware out after a while.
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Get a pair of Hi-Lo horns from any 70's vintage Cadillac. They will hear you in the next neighborhood. You'll love 'em!

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^ I ought to keep that one in mind....
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Add some hella supertones.

I have them on my subie and added a pair to my ranger.

Nice and loud.

-Nigel
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What colour is your engine bay, is it white or some sort of a beige colour (definitely not white) ?
What year is it ? (EDIT 2011)

I'm just trying to find out what colour code mine is, but I don't think it's on the door pillar.
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It's white. Entire truck is oxford white. It's just dirty and needs cleaned, that was an older picture. It's a 2001 xlt.

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Ford had the same colour as Mazda for 99, so they may be of more help.
Mazda knew nothing.
Harvest Gold Metallic on the body is all I can find.
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