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Want some real horns - try installing a pair of fiamm dual tones

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FIAMM HORNS- been using them for years. Louder than most American horns for sale at Amazon for 18.36 plus shipping unless you buy something else and get free shipping over $25.00. FIAMM 74100 El Grande - Twin Horns - Red: Automotive
I installed a pair this afternoon when I was changing oil for the first time. Really an easy install if you're the least bit mechanically inclined.

Tools needed: Phillips screwdriver, 10mm wrench or an electric drill with 10mm socket, pair of ***** to clip wires, one medium inline wire connector, pair of pliers, two female spade connectors & a 6" piece of insulated wire (16 or 18 ga. is good). Connect the spade connectors to each end of the 6" wire for use later.

There are 4 10mm bolts adjacent to the hood latch when it's open and two push screws. There are two bolts, one under each wheel well at the outer rim, driver's side about 10:00 and passenger side abou 2:00. Then there are 6 phillips screws and 4 phillips push screws under the front lip of the grille and around to each wheel well. Easy to remove.

Then once all bolts and screws are removed, put them in a bowl or some container so you don't lose them.

Grasp the front fascia (bumper cover) at the joint where it meets the fender on each side (separately) and gently pull to separate from the fascia/fender side bracket (this is a snap fitting. The bracket will stay connected to the fender. Next grasp the fascia extension that extends into under the hood where the four bolts were removed and gently but firmly tug the entire front fascia away from the engine compartment. There are similar snap fittings on each side under the headlights. Once the fascia is loose, disconnect the driving/fog light connections before setting the fascia aside.

Once the fascia is completely disconnected, locate the OEM horn on the passenger side of the radiator and remove the 10mm bolt holding the horn bracket to the bumper frame & pull the electric plug loose. Clip the wires (black & gray) and lay the OEM horn aside. Forget the relay that comes with the horns, you don't need it. The gray wire is the hot wire (12 volt) You won't need the black ground wire. I used an angle grinder with a cutting wheel to grind away a small portion of the OEM
horn bracket that formed a lip to make more room for the new horn brackets clearance (a file would do also with a little elbow grease).

Attach the new brackets furnished to the horns with the nuts furnished. Then mount with the 10mm OEM bolt to the bracket. connect each female spade connector to the male spade connector on each horn, then connect the OEM gray wire to the 6" wire with the inline wire connector.

Turn on the ignition and try your horns. If they don't work, check the wiring connections for good connection.

Reinstall the fascia in reverse order to that used for removal.

Good Luck, Photos below - Next week I will again remove the fascia to install my blow off valve and will make sequential photos of the entire
procedure. Today I was in a hurry.

ttwotees :cool2: Good Luck

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removing the bumper is so easy and trying to to things like this, HIDS or BOV without removing is insane.. HAHA.. I know it sounds easier but it will not be. (aimed at toonster)

I guess I never understood the fascination with upgrading the car horns.. I probably have used a horn <20 times since I started driving (back in 2001)

Regarding the oil change.. What filter did you use? Hyundai OEM? or aftermarket? If aftermarket, how did you look it up? I need to do an oil change before thursday.
I didn't say anyone was stupid for spending the money on super loud horns and installing them.

I just said I don't really get it and never have had the need to have a super loud horn. I've seen quite a few people do the loud horn modifications over the years and just never understood why. Whenever I have had the need for a horn, the stock ones have done fine.

Thanks for the oil filter answer by the way. How much did Hyundai charge for the OEM filter? I'm hoping they have one in stock so I can change the oil tomm.
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