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Old 26 Apr 2004, 11:40 am
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I have a DCII and the stock horn stinks[:0]
If I add a second horn in line with my stock horn will I have to use a relay?[:I]
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 11:43 am
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I believe everything you need to add the second OEM horn is already there. Just plug it in to the existing wiring harness and bolt it next to the existing horn.

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Old 26 Apr 2004, 12:22 pm
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I agree with BlaneB - others have done it that way - put in second stock horn from earlier years. If you get an aftermarket one that draws more current,....then you may need a relay.
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 12:26 pm
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I believe everything you need to add the second OEM horn is already there. Just plug it in to the existing wiring harness and bolt it next to the existing horn.

Blane
I found adding the second horn (high note horn) makes a significant difference--your horn can now be HEARD!
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 01:29 pm
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Thanks thats just what I needed to know
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 01:33 pm
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Be warned, order parts from a shop that sell specific to the PT wiring. I found one that matched stock but the connections were wrong. I could find the stock connector anywhere. Looking elsewhere now.
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 02:59 pm
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I actually just did that mod using TripleJacks' Hella horns. Very easy mod. Just cut off the chrysler connector and crimp a universal connector on there to fit the horn. Piece of cake. Now people on the highway can actually hear me! Nice of chrysler to leave the wiring for the second horn. You should see the stock unit...its s piece. When I get home tonight Ill post some pics...
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 03:25 pm
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Yes, Saki please do.
I don't like to cut factory wires. I want the factory equivalent.

Those are same I looked at, but there only 118db. I looked at one that was 130db.

What is the stock db?
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 03:27 pm
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I wonder if you replace the stock horn and put in two high note horns what is sounds like?
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Old 26 Apr 2004, 04:06 pm
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Unless you are adding a very powerful second horn ( that reads one that draws a lot of current) you don't need a relay. I have wired up as many as 4 horns to the stock wiring and no relay. Two Hi pitch PT horns, and 1 high pitch and 1 low pitch Oldsmobile Alero horn all to the stock wiring without issue. When I added the 2 Hella german horns however I did use the relay in the kit. 6 horns would pull too much current for the stock PT horn circuit. I mounted the 2 Hellas behind the grille. now you can hear my horns and alarm for blocks. It actually hurts my ears to be standing directly in front of the cruiser to set the alarm. It chirps loud too.....

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