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Old 08-22-2013, 11:27 AM   #1
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Complete horn assembly instructions?

Anyone have a write up for full horn installation from soup to nuts? The previous owner didn't put one back in after doing a diesel swap, lift, high steering etc. I just have a steering wheel that is missing the center hub, (no horn button and I don't see any wires), and no horn under the hood. I just need one for inspection.

I tried searching but couldn't really find one. Any help would be appreciated.

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Old 08-22-2013, 11:39 AM   #2
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it is basically just a hot wire going to a normally open push button switch with the wire off the other side of the switch going to the horn..most ground through the horn mount to the fender or whatever you mount it on..most any auto or motorcycle horn will work

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I would add to what Harley said you will also want to ground from the steering wheel button to the steering shaft some how so that when you depress the button it completes the circuit which causes the horn to blow or activate.

Not really all that hard at all just look for the wires on the steering shaft the one for the horn in the harness on mine is an olive drab in color then black for the ground obviously.
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Old 08-22-2013, 12:17 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. Here's a pic of the steering wheel as it is. I'll look for the wires but I don't see any as of right now.

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you can probably buy a custom horn button assembly to mount on that wheel but by far the easiest thing to do is mount a button on the dash or steering column...don't know for sure but I doubt that an inspection has a requirement as to where the horn button is located
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Most auto supply stores carry a black and chrome button meant to be mounted to a thinner steering column. I have one on my dune buggy for a horn and it works fine. It looks like finding parts for that steering wheel might be difficult.
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Old 08-22-2013, 12:48 PM   #7
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Most auto supply stores carry a black and chrome button meant to be mounted to a thinner steering column. I have one on my dune buggy for a horn and it works fine. It looks like finding parts for that steering wheel might be difficult.
yeah...that's the button..people have used those for years
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That elongated hole is where the wire should be coming out of that goes to horn once you have a button that works for you take a ground wire to one of the bolts holding on steering wheel and you will be all set.

Have never done the dash button option
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Old 08-22-2013, 01:18 PM   #9
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with the column or dash button you don't need any ground wire at all unless where you mount the horn is not grounded to the body or frame..then you would only ground that

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