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Old 10-06-2011
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Replacing my stupid horn

Well im looking to replace my horn and was wondering what would be a good car to pull one out of. My horn is so wimpy its not even funny, I barely use it cus im embrassed by it. Looking to go to a junkyard and just pull on. I havent really looked into how hard it is to replace it so is it very difficult to pulll mine out and put a new one in?
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i think on your truck their behind the grill. should be easily accessible with the hood open..
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Should be under the headlight.
If you really want a good sounding horn.
late 90's cadalics had a 4 note horn. loud as hell. You would need to wire the power for the horn switch to a relay, then the horns in order for it to get enough power and such. but it would be **** to see that done.
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Should be under the headlight.
If you really want a good sounding horn.
late 90's cadalics had a 4 note horn. loud as hell. You would need to wire the power for the horn switch to a relay, then the horns in order for it to get enough power and such. but it would be **** to see that done.
and if you do go that route...make a how to!
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what year did they change to the horn mounted on the core support?
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what year did they change to the horn mounted on the core support?
My year has that. newer ones should be under the headlight i thought.
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Its not really that difficult. I thought it would be a pain as well.

Take a drill battery or something to a junkyard. Find a good horn from a cadillac. The horns are beast.

Rip the wires off of the car and put them on the drill battery to check to make sure the horn works. Dont shock yourself please
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before i go and shock myself, just let me know how the drill battery would work. Just one wire on the positive and one on the negitive?
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hmmm??? How did the first post after the OP pop up 7 minutes before the thread was created? lol.
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mines under the headlight, like up above the plastic inner fender, i thought the newer ones switched to up behind the grill
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Get a big rig horn!
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Do the caddy horns, that was the first mod I did to the Ranger.
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I've got a high/low set off a Grand Marquis and they're plenty loud!
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I've got a high/low set off a Grand Marquis and they're plenty loud!
i totally agree. Crown Vic or a Grand Marquis.
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I wanna do this too. Then you just cut off the old connector and splice the wires into the new horn??
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Train horns
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Tug Boat horn strapped down in bed with a 10gal compressor and a 2.5horse motor
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awww pats little wimpy horn haha dude keep it. its the thing that makes your rangers yours. heck it makes marty and becca and all of us laugh.
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do want caddy horn... but i want an old school one
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Hmmm....I might make a JY trip this weekend. Yay.
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be like the dude in Squantum Mass with the sport trac if you've seen it in person its fvcking retarded. I saw him at some hot balloon crap i got dragged to

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Yeah...the horns on the Rangers suck! I feel like a girl every time I have to use mine. Way back in the late '80's my dad put one of the old school "oooga" horns on his Ranger which was pretty sweet. If you do end up doing a swap please post a how to because I would love to see how it's done so my cheeks don't turn red every time I hit the horn.
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I wanna do this too. Then you just cut off the old connector and splice the wires into the new horn??
Yep that's all there is to it... for mine I just bolted the stock Grand Marquis bracket onto the truck's bracket and spliced them in.

I've got a pic somewhere if you want it.
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