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post #11 of 13 Old 01-09-2017, 10:18 AM
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The "mini" listed by Twisted Throttle is not an air horn, it is electromagnetic like my Fiamm Freeway Blasters.
I swapped a Lo-tone Fiamm for the stock horn to get me through autumn until the snow started. It was marginally better and a 5 minute job.
For a real improvement you must have two (low and high tone), and they must be powered through a relay.
It took me days. The biggest job was figuring out where and how to install everything, then wires had to be made.
This is the fourth time I have used a pair of these horns. That, and a SS front brake line are the first things I do when I change bikes.
I am not a sound engineer so I can't explain it, but the way the two horns sound together is much more than twice as loud as one horn.
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So I got the Mini after consulting TwistedThrottle. Installed it into where the OEM horn was, using the two arm brackets that were provided. it IS wider than the OEM horn, so I had to bend the brackets back a bit so the horn fit and doesn't scrape against the rear of the headlight housing.

I like the sound of the horn. Comes out sounding like a mid-size sedan and grabs attention well. I'm sure with a little fiddling, you could position the Compact somewhere but if you want just an easy plug and play, then the Mini is the way to go
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I have the soundbomb compact on my R3. I mounted it where the stock horn was, had to do some fiddling with positioning but I got it on there. Sounds amazing.

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