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This is just my personal opinion, but I've had it. The horns are UGLY. The fake chrome is enough but its insult to injury by placing them in the middle of my SC's beautiful face. It's like braces on a Victoria Secrets model (that would NOT be a deal breaker, though). I have done a lot of searching on this forum and found little tid bits of how people relocated their ugly horns (mostly in forums about cleaning up the turn signals). I would really like to see a dedicated thread on a horn relocation and how-to. Ive read some people will bend the bracket under the mount but from the front I can only stare at that bent bracket like a missing tooth. The people on this forum alway impress me how smart and creative they are. I am excited to see what is possible with little effort.

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Yeah, this topic has been out for a while now. Its all personal preference. All I did to mine was paint them satin black and left them in the same spot. I also painted the headlight rim and signal lights. Definitely a better look.... They don't stand out as much..
 

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By going "upstream" a bit and cutting a zip tie, your horn wires will reach down to underneath the airbox. I used the forward mounting bolt for the airbox and the stock horn bracket, which required a slight bend to clear the underside of the airbox. The single horn now sits horizontally and is loud enough plus it's quite well hidden.

Still haven't figured out how to tidy the old mount areas on the lower section of the "U-bracket". I'm working on something to cover it up...;)
 

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Yeah, this topic has been out for a while now. Its all personal preference. All I did to mine was paint them satin black and left them in the same spot. I also painted the headlight rim and signal lights. Definitely a better look.... They don't stand out as much..
If there was nowhere to relocate the horns without splicing I might consider painting it black because it doesn’t look bad.... But, I’m looking for a really clean look. I’ll chop these turn signals soon but for now I’ll try moving this horn to the airbox.

By going "upstream" a bit and cutting a zip tie, your horn wires will reach down to underneath the airbox. I used the forward mounting bolt for the airbox and the stock horn bracket, which required a slight bend to clear the underside of the airbox. The single horn now sits horizontally and is loud enough plus it's quite well hidden.
Question: What did you do with the connection from the horn you didn’t use? Do you just cap it?

(Disclaimer: In reference to electrical items I go full retard)
 

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Question: What did you do with the connection from the horn you didn’t use? Do you just cap it?

(Disclaimer: In reference to electrical items I go full retard)
I just rolled it up and zip-tied it to the frame where it is out of sight. Whenever I do a mod I try to make sure that I can go back to stock should I ever want to. (and why I would want to?!... just a peculiar obsession of mine:alien:)

If you were to be reaaaally conscientious, you could slip a length of heat shrink over it, fold it over, and slip a larger heat shrink over the top to seal it completely.
 

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Whenever I do a mod I try to make sure that I can go back to stock should I ever want to. (and why I would want to?!... just a peculiar obsession of mine:alien:)

If you were to be reaaaally conscientious, you could slip a length of heat shrink over it, fold it over, and slip a larger heat shrink over the top to seal it completely.
Haha I am worried about keeping it stock too. For some reason I feel if I ever sell it, the person buying it will want it stock.

Thanks though! I will work on that as soon as the temp drops below 90 degrees. (Its 107 degrees today)
 

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LOL. My roof is full of boxes of OEM parts; plate holders, fenders, signals, lights, headers, endcans, ...Every so often I persuade a new owner to take some of them off me when they buy the bike, and most often they promise to come back in the car... One day.

As for those horns, not only should you relocate those ugly monstrosities to under the tank or around the oil cooler on the left hand side, you can pull of the chromed plastic cover (this leaves an old school, black metal horn underneath). Chop the other horn right off.

Throw spare horn and plastic cover into the bin. You will never miss them.
 

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I must be the only one in the world who thinks they look good. Too bad they sound like a muffled duck fart though.


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