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pushrod
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Air horns

Post by pushrod » Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:35 pm

I'm thinking of fitting a set of 3 trumpet air horns to the Tiger, with the longest being in the region of 12"/30cm plus the compressor. Anyone else fitted these and where?.

The engine bay is currently empty so I can get good access.
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Post by garyv8tiger » Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:37 pm

i have dixie air horns 5 of them all fitted under the front drivers wing very tricky to get them all in .we have a good laugh with them when were out and about especially coming off the ferry to lemans :mrgreen: i will try and find some pics

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Post by JAYANDSHEL » Fri Mar 07, 2014 9:07 pm

Halfords (I know) do a compact air horn set, compressor and horns all in one, not quite the sound of Maserati air horns but close enough. I am going to buy a set for ours.

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Post by pushrod » Sat Mar 08, 2014 1:02 am

I've got the horns just need to find a place large enough to fit them. Under the wing seems to be the only real option. With my cycling background the horns make the "Tour de France" or Turkey sound. I think some early rally cars used to use this type of horn, nowadays just the TDF team cars.
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Post by Tomaselli » Sun Mar 09, 2014 1:17 pm

you don't need air horns to let other road users your intention/right of way, just ask BigBob - a noisy loud exhaust and hey presto everybody on the road knows that you're coming through.... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Post by bigbob » Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:11 pm

Should the loud exhaust not be enough, its easy to fit in air horns. Compressor by washer bottle & horns in front of radiator.
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