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Old 01-22-2014, 02:30 AM   #1
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Default Hella Supertones Install

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I bought mine off amazon http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1


first off, with the AC core it is a very tight squeeze. My core has a sight bow in it so i could squeeze them in the middle, and i didnt want to cut up my grille, but that is also an option.

as far as mounting, i bought two 5/16ths bolts with nylock nuts, eight 1/4 inch washers (They fit on 5/16ths, and have a smaller outer diameter). for mounting, I measured twice or three times, then I drilled a hole right through the center support in front of the radiators.

I used the washers to space the nut back so the bracket was flat and not pushing the horn into the grille.

As far as wiring, i didn't bother digging through the dash to find the oem horn relay to replace with the one they supply, so i just hooked the positive to positive, and grounded the ground (to the battery since its right there)

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Old 01-22-2014, 03:45 AM   #2
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are they loud?
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I hope so. I placed a set of those on order last week. I'm going to give them a try, too.

The RED goes great with my truck, too.
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:48 PM   #4
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Damn,with all the f-in snowbirds here for the winter I could definitely use a pair of those! My horn is working it's ass off trying to keep them from changing lanes without even looking! I have to say the Canadians are the worst,the DVM must look like a Chinese fire drill. lol No offense to our friends from Canada,I'm talking about the older ones that drive with their turn signal on for miles and come to a stop when getting on the highway!
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Damn,with all the f-in snowbirds here for the winter I could definitely use a pair of those! My horn is working it's ass off trying to keep them from changing lanes without even looking! I have to say the Canadians are the worst,the DVM must look like a Chinese fire drill. lol No offense to our friends from Canada,I'm talking about the older ones that drive with their turn signal on for miles and come to a stop when getting on the highway!

its true, i live in bc where i think many of them com from and oh man are the old people terrible here
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Those supertones are great. They are a real popular upgrade from the factory yaris horn.
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they are significantly louder than the stock horns, enough to my myself jump if i hit the horn on accident
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So, the ones I got where discounted, opened box parts.

When they came in, all there was were the two Hella horns.

"No biggie," I think. "The truck has a horn relay already."

Well, I finally got off my ass to install them today.

I found this nice little spot to tuck them away back behind the front bumper using some little bracket back there that my truck obviously does not use:


Fig 1: Peep-Eye! (Click to SuperSize)



Fig 2: Bracket I used (Click to SuperSize)



Fig 3:Horn Just Fits (Click to SuperSize)


It is almost too tight for it in there, but it goes in.

The SuperTones take 2 wires, I'm guessing one for POS (+) and one relay off to the other (using the horn's chassis as ground). I hooked up the Horn wire to the first one, and gave a test "BEEP"! The relay under the hood clicked, but no horn. I switched the wiring as one POS (+) and one NEG (-), then tried it again - nope. I flipped them - nada.

Anyone have the directions for these bastards?
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You going to have to use the wire that went to the horns as the signal wire to a relay. Have you bench tested it with jumper wires to the battery to make sure they do work?
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