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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004FXMGLY

It seems, they use pretty much every centimeter of space on a Japanese road racing sport motorcycle. :serious:

They're marketed at motorcycles, but seem to be designed for cars.

  • They can't be mounted too close to the hot engine or in the path of radiator exhaust.
  • They can't be mounted in a place where they'll get water logged. (I will ride in the rain.)
  • Don't want them in a highly visible location.
  • Don't want them mounted in a location that will severely muffle the sound. (such as in the trunk or under the seat)
  • Don't want the sound "backfiring" at me. (such as near the cowling)
  • Don't want to alter the stock appearance just to get them mounted. (for example, permanently removing a fairing)
  • Will not alter fairings that help funnel air into the radiator.
  • Product stamping warns, altering the mounting stem attached to the horn will damage it.
Ideas?

Best I've come up with so far, is maybe mount them in the space beneath the driver seat; attaching to the bottom of the Battery Box (5SL-8212B-01-00). Will need to confirm that there's enough space for swing-arm compression.

Thanks.

PIAA | Motorcycle Sport Horns
http://www.r6-forum.com/forums/46-general-discussions/438665-yzf-r6-2018-angel-demon-eye-headlights.html#post5714449
 

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@03r6Raven - https://www.hella.com/hella-sg/assets/media/Hella_Horns_Brochure_LoRes.pdf Looks like 5.5 Amps; 45% increase of stock 3A. They're 8.5 tall x 12.3 diameter and 13.5cm overall diameter with bracket. If there's space to fire them both downward I'll try that. The '08 R6S horn is switched on positive instead of ground so some extra wiring may be needed if done correctly. One thing to note, stock single horn is speced at 105~113 decibels at 2 meters. The two Hella Horns show 118 decibels (weighted) at 2 meters. Decibel is logarithmic so small increases supposedly mean significantly louder. Not sure how well the dB(A) measurement accounts for multiple tones.
@yamahacrazy - hehe... I remember a similar video (if not the same) from those characters. Somebody on a bike might get hurt LoL. I suspect most peoples' reactions would be more along the lines of amusement and annoyance versus outright vitriol though. Looked like the one dude was seriously considering whip'n out the sidearm.
 

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