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Old 10-30-2008, 01:16 PM   #1
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Question Anyone ever change their horns...?

The factory horns have got to be the weakest sounding POS junk available.
Has anyone changed theirs and have any suggestions about a direct bolt-in?
I looked at www.piaa.com and saw the dual sportshorn (part #85110) and the single horn (#85112) and am wondering which one is the better application.


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I just put a low tone from NAPA in. It's better but you never know what your getting because there's no way of testing the sound.
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I swapped mine out for the dual horn setup from an old crown vic. I had to tweak the bracket a little, but it was a direct replacement. It's not as loud as I would like, but it's better than stock.
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Old 10-30-2008, 01:31 PM   #4
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I did a quick search first but I'm still unclear...there are 2 horns on these cars,right?
It sounds as if the biggest issue is the wiring...or trying to find new horns with the correct wires I should say.
Thanks guys in advance for your help...these horns are useless.
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Funny the horns on mine sound the same as the ones did on my F150... very loud and clear and I know they are factory ones.
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Old 10-30-2008, 02:04 PM   #6
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I have alot of guys call me for the SVT horns. Theyre ALOT louder than the regular Focus. PM me if you want a price.
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No problems with my horn. The horn on my previous car, a Pontiac Vibe, was the weakest thing I had ever heard. You could barely even hear it when you're in the car. Very pathetic. I changed it out for one called the "highway blaster" and it was much better.
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i hate my high pitched girly horn
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My '06 SES came with a single horn. I replaced it with a Dual tone twin horn setup from O'Rileys. Fairly easy install....you do have to modify the wire connector.
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Thanks guys for all the advice ...I decided to order the PIAA sport horns kit #85112 which includes one 500hz and one 600hz horn,115dB from www.ltbmotorsports.com in FL for $40 & free shipping...best price I could find.
Will report back after I have them installed...
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