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wee... took me like 2 hours <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"><p>but its done.. <p>actually it didnt really take that long to ACTUALLY do it.. it took that long to figure out what to do.<p>wasnt too into drilling holes.... and had a hard time moving the wires from place to place.... but here is what i did. and it seems to work just fine<p>i placed them on the driver's side, using the screws that held up a piece of the fender (i beleive.... the didnt really seem to be holduing up much or serve much of a purpose besides for my use)<p><br>oh and BTW... Eastern Aerospace claims 5 hp gain?! *shrugs* how real is that?<br><A HREF="http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/[email protected]" TARGET="_blank">http://photos.yahoo.com/bc/[email protected]</A>/<br><BR><BR>
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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

Finally someone who did it on a C70 with pictures! Looks good. Where exactly is this screw? I can't tell judging by the pic. ALso, did you have to jack up the car while doing this or is this something you can do with the car on the ground? How does it sound? Any different? What about water hazard? Sorry for all the questions.
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

Looks good. Could you feel any difference at all? Is your car running any cooler? Just curious, I'm gonna do that to my car soon and i am interested to know if there are any noticeable results, or if it only has the asthestic advantage cleaning up the front of the car when the hood is up. Thanks.
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (mike_c70)

Ah...I never posted a pic of mine? Sorry...hehehe..I know I still owe you those HID installation pics.... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (mike_c70)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Finally someone who did it on a C70 with pictures! Looks good. Where exactly is this screw? I can't tell judging by the pic. ALso, did you have to jack up the car while doing this or is this something you can do with the car on the ground? How does it sound? Any different? What about water hazard? Sorry for all the questions.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>ooo.. i should put some arrows to where the screws are. I had to jack up the car with a hydrolic lift thing... no way i would fit under the c70... maybe when i was younger <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> hehehe <p>i sound sounds the same to me.. doesnt really sound different... maybe a little softer, as i dont think it gets as much air down there as when they were in the front. but also its on the driver's side.. so its closer to me.<p>water hazard is something i dont think will be a problem. given the wireing is like 4 inches from the botton painted (well whats left of the paint) panel. i hardly see any water spots in that area.... the only thing that might get water on the horns would either be a flood (yeah sure, in Southern Cali <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0">) or driving in reverse in the rain at high speed. (btw..how fast can you go in reverse <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> hehe)<p>im going to edit the pics.. and point out where the screws are.
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

I did notice the horn is not as loud as before...I guess it's just b/c the location and how you aim the horn. No worry...120 dB air horn is on the way. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> j/k.....
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (phewfiger)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Looks good. Could you feel any difference at all? Is your car running any cooler? Just curious, I'm gonna do that to my car soon and i am interested to know if there are any noticeable results, or if it only has the asthestic advantage cleaning up the front of the car when the hood is up. Thanks.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>i think it looks great... with the hood up.. minus the wire coming out the side. i would have preferred to have it all behind the scenes.. but man is the c70 obstructive... the wires just wouldnt go thru. the way to do it would be to remove the head of the wires (the connector) from the wires themselves.. and then after moving the wires to desired spot.. re put the connectors to the wires... that can get difficult..and unreliable (depending how well your electronic connection/ability to do it with their connector skills are) otherwise.. you can barely tell a thing with the hood closed.<p>as for does my car run cooler?? i dunno. my temp gauge is the stock one.. with the lines and no specific number. it still settles in the middle.<p>also i havent taken it on alonger trip yet... so we'll see if i can feel any difference in the temp/performance. <p>the only thing is that i sorta feel a little more power...kinda like when its colder and the turbos give a little more boost. maybe the air is cooler...*shrugs*<p>
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (The_one_n_only)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>I did notice the horn is not as loud as before...I guess it's just b/c the location and how you aim the horn. No worry...120 dB air horn is on the way. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> j/k.....<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>yipes... <p>i barely even use my horn, which is pretty good for LA driving <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> so far.. i still have control on my temper <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

If only they had rapid firing horn button.......<p>MD ppl can get very retarded when it comes to driving, horn is almost a necessity. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcrook.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (The_one_n_only)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>If only they had rapid firing horn button.......<br> <HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>beep beep beep beep... <p>hahahha like a machine gun <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (The_one_n_only)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Ah...I never posted a pic of mine? Sorry...hehehe..I know I still owe you those HID installation pics.... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>Yes, you do! Slacker! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (mike_c70)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Looks like I'm going to be doing this mod some time this year too!<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>i just did some testing today.. wow.. putting them on the driver's side is a real trip.. its louder, i hear the air being sucked in/blown out, and i can feel the vibration on my left foot rest LOL <p>when you do decide to do the installation, let me know.. there are a few things that you have to do that arent shown on the pictures...
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

If you can do a small write-up that would be cool. I have the rest of the year off (ain't life grand? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0">) so I have plenty of time. I'm going to do my HIDs first though.
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (mike_c70)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>If you can do a small write-up that would be cool. I have the rest of the year off (ain't life grand? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmile.gif" BORDER="0">) so I have plenty of time. I'm going to do my HIDs first though.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>hrmmm... kinda hard to describe.. but i'll try<p>other than the obvious stuff, and what eastern aero space said... you're going to run into trouble in getting your wires down. i dont think you'd be interested in cutting the connectors, and reconnecting them... so you're going to have to find which way has the bigges opening..and slide the wires down that, with the connectors. then go under the car.. and use your fingers to maneuvre the connectors.. so that you slide half of it out first, and then the other half, by pushing the clip in. i think you'll figure out what i am saying when you go at it <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>also.. you need a small torx screw driver/adapter <p>btw... when you are installing your HIDs could oyu take some pics for me to see? how hard is the installation? wire cutting? etc????<p>
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

Yeah, Eastern quotes 5HP...this is BS. I moved mine because i didn't want them to show through my mesh grill from far away. The sounds is no different. It seems to run maybe half a notch cooler, not a big difference, bu as I said....I did it just for looks.
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (mtbman11)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR>Yeah, Eastern quotes 5HP...this is BS. I moved mine because i didn't want them to show through my mesh grill from far away. The sounds is no different. It seems to run maybe half a notch cooler, not a big difference, bu as I said....I did it just for looks.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>yeah.. i mean... 5 hp from that?! yeah sure... <p>but it will mean cooler air going into my engine, cuz more of the intercooler is exposed. maybe i should do sumthing with my grille and front liscence plate.. they block the path too <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"><p>
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

<BLOCKQUOTE>quote:<HR><br>btw... when you are installing your HIDs could oyu take some pics for me to see? how hard is the installation? wire cutting? etc????<br><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><p>The HIDs will hopefully be done on Sunday (I'm busy Saturday). If not, some time this year still. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> As far as installation, probably the hardest is going to find a suitable place to mount the ballast. Mind you, the autolamps kit has only one, so one less thing to worry about. Other than that, it should be simple plug and play. I'll write a detailed write-up when done.
 

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Re: Moved the Horns.... (GShyneDM)

Hey guys<p>I've always looked on Volvospeed and EA and saw there instructions for moving the horns. And now GShyneDM's way. I tried to do that and fish the wires down between the bumper and use screws that hold up a piece of the fender? and find how to fit the wires down there (I know what you mean when you say the biggest trouble is moving wires from place to place!) But had no lift, It's cold outside and the ground is cold and wet from all the rain. Plus i'm lazy. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emsmilep.gif" BORDER="0"> So i just put the horns in the engine bay. They are kinda wedged in between the battery on the dust cover for the headlights. Right now they are not secured (screwed) into anything. I closed the hood an tested them out - Seem to be just as loud to me! No wires to fish, plus, i dont have that one wire going over the bumper. And they are well protected. I hadn't seen anyone else do this, so I figure I'd try. I'm going to drive around and see if they are just as effective (somebody will cut me off, and i'll just lay on the horn <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> ) and then if it works , i'll just find something to screw them into. It took about 10 minutes.<p><br>[Modified by c70pusher, 11:43 AM 12-14-2002]<BR><BR>
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Re: Moved the Horns.... (c70pusher)

Loose horns in the engine bay? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emcrook.gif" BORDER="0">
 
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